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Turnkey Real Estate Investing

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Your OK Credit Score Won't Be Enough as Lending Standards Tighten

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Apr 28, 2021

In this moment of low supply and high demand, obtaining a loan for businesses, automobiles, and homes is nearly impossible without a pristine credit report. We’ll get into why, but know this: if credit scores are important for the Average Joe, they’re doubly important for the real estate investor.

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Essentials Investors Need to Have to Qualify for a Loan

By Chris Clothier on Fri, May 24, 2019

Even for a turnkey investor, the act of investing in real estate can be a process. For anyone looking to buy a property, lending is often involved. However, the act of acquiring a loan for an investment property versus acquiring a loan for a personal home can be a drastically different process.

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The Perks & Perils of Private Money Lending & Real Estate Investing

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Aug 7, 2015

 

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How to Lend Private Money In Real Estate Successfully

Increasingly, real estate investors are looking for alternative ways to invest their money in the real estate investing game. Portfolios are diversifying, new methods of investing are taking center stage, and it always seems like there’s something new shaking up the market.

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Reply To Our Recent Article on Real Estate Lending Trends

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Sep 4, 2013

This may be a first for us.  We are printing a response we received to an article we wrote on our blog.  Not to mention, we hardly ever print articles written by other people.  But this one is different.  This response was emailed to me from a very valued relationship we have in the lending community.  Kathleen Kramer, of RPM Mortgage, has been a trusted confidant for the past two years and has assisted with private money programs for our company. Kathleen also has reviewed and advised us on our procedures and processes and visited our offices here in Memphis.  We have tremendous confidence in her knowledge of the lending industry, so when she sends us an email response to our recent blog article...well, we listen!  

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Are Lenders Seriously Writing These Real Estate Loans...Again?

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Aug 28, 2013

Some economists and experienced real estate investors think they know and most will not like the news they have.

I was recently in Los Angeles at a dinner with a group of investors and investment service providers and at one point the conversation turned to the current housing market.  The dinner was sponsored by MOR Financial and one of the partners was recounting an advertisement he had heard earlier in the week.  The advertisement was from a mortgage lender and they were promoting a brand new product they had for home buyers...the 5/1 ARM.  For anyone not familiar with the terminology, that is an adjustable rate mortgage that has an artificially low interest rate for the first year and then can increase by 1% each year for the next 5 years.  Traditionally, an offering like this is tied to the LIBOR, which coincidentally has nothing to do with the housing market.

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