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Gather These Documents Before Applying for a Rental Loan

Steps for Applying for a Rental Loan Real estate investors who are looking to purchase properties and become landlords may consider financing options to cover the costs. One of which is applying for a rental loan from a private lender or hard money lender. However, for investors unsure what the application process is or what […]

4 Key Insights When Evaluating an Area for Investing

The Importance of Research When Considering an Area’s Potential You’ve just pumped $350,000 into buying and renovating a home in a sleepy, yet relatively affluent suburb. But when you put the house on the market for $450,000, there’s little to no interest from buyers. The reason? One of the region’s largest companies is about to […]

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Bridge Loan Basics for Real Estate Investors

What is a Bridge or Fix and Flip Loan? A fix and flip loan—also referred to as a bridge loan, swing loan, interim financing, or gap financing—is a short-term loan that provides you with the working capital you need to meet the immediate financial obligations of your fix and flip project. This kind of loan […]

5 Ways Investors Are Financing Rental Investment Properties

Types of Financing for Investment Properties A well-maintained rental property can be a lucrative long-term investment that provides you with a steady source of income—so long as it’s financed the right way. Here’s what you need to know about the financing options for a buy and hold rental investment. Conventional mortgage loans. Applying for financing at […]

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5 Rental Property Management Tools For Busy Landlords

Time-Saving Software Rental Investors Will Love Property management involves many processes, from building maintenance tracking and expense management to tenant screening, tax reporting, and more. As a busy rental property real estate investor, finding the best rental property management tools or property management software can help make all the difference. What follows are some useful […]

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What is a Hard Money Loan?

What to Know About Hard Money Loans When you’re serious about becoming a real estate investor, you need to have a good understanding of the various financing options available to you. One of these options is the hard money loan. What is a hard money loan? In real estate investing, a hard money loan is […]

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The Differences Between Bank Loans and Hard Money

Should You Choose a Bank or Hard Money for Financing? When you’re starting out as a fix and flip investor, you’ll need to decide how to finance your projects. Two of the most obvious options are hard money loans and bank loans. However, before you decide which one is right for you, it’s best to […]

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8 Design Tips For A Beautiful But Affordable Kitchen Remodel

Budget Kitchen Renovation Ideas Kitchens and bathrooms are two of the first areas noticed by a prospective buyer. Using as many budget kitchen remodel ideas as possible ensures a good ROI (Return on Investment). Many fix and flip contractors will have inexpensive kitchen remodel ideas, but it never hurts to have a few extra suggestions […]