Top 3 Hard Money Scams You Need To Watch Out For

On January 2018, The Securities and Exchange Commission announced a charge against a group of investment companies called the Woodbridge Group of Companies. The companies scammed more than 8,400 investors who thought they were investing with a hard-money lender. As it turned out, Woodbridge Group of Companies never issued loans to anyone else besides themselves. […]

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3 Tips for Raising Private Money for Real Estate

The number one question new real estate investors have is, “How do I raise enough capital for my first deal?” Well, we have some raising private money tips… Raising money, especially through banks, has become increasingly difficult. This is because not everyone can satisfy the long list of requirements to get qualified for a loan. […]

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Becoming A Private Lender [3 Things You Must Do]

When it comes to real estate investing (REI), people often associate it with investing in properties. But there is another domain in REI that is usually overlooked—investing in people, also known as private money lending. That’s right, investors can become a private lender to fund other people’s real estate deals. In the past, real estate […]

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How to Raise Private Money for House Flipping

With the rise of flipped homes across the nation, more and more investors are entering the market (according to a research from Trulia). So how do these investors raise enough capital for deals that are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars? Due to the nature of house flipping, investors need to obtain funds as fast […]

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How to Avoid a Private Money Scam

For new real estate investors, it can be very difficult to find funding using traditional methods. This is because the market is no longer the same as it was 10-15 years ago (which is probably a good thing!). In addition, bad credit is preventing new investors from doing their first deal. As a result, some […]

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