What Happens if You Default on a Hard Money Loan?

There are different ways of securing credit to fund your business or personal projects if you lack the funds to do so on your own. If you’re trying to raise the money quickly and have real estate assets to use as collateral, a hard money loan may be the right choice for you. Let’s explore the basics of a hard money, its benefits, what you can do to secure such a loan, and what happens if you default.

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No Doc Loan – Acquiring a No Income Verification Mortgage

Home ownership means different things to different people: independence, an investment, or laying down roots, to name a few. The path to home ownership can be challenging, however. An irregular income, an unstable employment situation, or a lack of qualifying documentation can make it difficult to get a mortgage through most banks. If you find yourself in this situation, you may want to consider a no doc loan.

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How to Become a Hard Money Lender

Real estate investments can be the most lucrative types of investment. Getting loans for such investments are, however, sometimes difficult, especially if the property is in a bad state of repair or the investor has a problematic credit history. Even in the best cases, getting a loan quickly from a large bank can be a challenge. This is where real estate investors may turn to a private lender, particularly a hard money lender. And hard money lenders can make a healthy income from such investments.

In this article, you will learn what a hard money lender is, the advantages and disadvantages of being a hard money lender, and how you can become one.

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Add Real Estate Debt Funds To Your Private Investment Portfolio

Why Real Estate Debt Funds Should Be Part of Your Investment Portfolio

Real estate debt funds are relatively new players in the investment field, having blossomed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Traditionally, investors have been recommended to look at a blend of investments, including equities, with a view to realizing capital growth over the medium to long term. Yet, real estate debt funds now form the core of many portfolios; in his blog post, Private Real Estate Debt: The Pandemic’s Impact and the Industry’s Future, Craig Solomon, CEO of Square Mile Capital writes:

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Real Estate Debt Funds: An Investor’s Guide to Higher Returns with Less Risk

An Investor’s Guide to Real Estate Debt Funds 

Real estate debt funds first emerged in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, providing an efficient way to connect lenders with developers needing short-term capital for a range of commercial real estate projects. Following the crisis, traditional lenders tightened regulations and liquidity requirements for borrowers. Banks were resistant to offering loans for commercial real estate and, if they did offer loans, they placed greater focus on income and cash flow than on equity and assets. Real estate debt funds were able to service a small but potentially very profitable niche market.

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