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How to Buy Real Estate Owned Property

07.26.17

Real estate owned properties are enticing options for commercial real estate investors, so how do you get started? Here are the steps to buying REO property.

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Commercial Lending Market Roundup: Q2 2017

07.19.17

Another quarter has slipped by, and with it, plenty of news for commercial lending. We’ve analyzed the trends & presented them to you in our quarterly report.

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5 Best Texas Markets for Commercial Real Estate Investments

05.30.17

It’s no surprise that Texas is growing, but how can commercial real estate investors capitalize on all that growth? We’ve outlined the 5 best Texas markets.

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Commercial Real Estate Market Report & Outlook: Q1 2017

04.14.17

If you’re like us, you know the importance of staying current with the commercial real estate market. We’ve compiled the must-know information from Q1 in 2017.

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Real Estate Consensus Predicts Slower Growth in 2017

01.13.17

Despite the optimism apparent in the stock market since the election, participants surveyed in September for the ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast were mildly pessimistic. After six years of expansion, industry professionals are predicting that the commercial real estate sector’s growth will slow with pullbacks predicted in a variety of indicators for 2017.

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Top 10 Commercial Real Estate Influencers

01.12.17

It has been a good year for the U.S. commercial real estate industry. The economy grew, interest rates stayed low, and the debt markets remained liquid. As we wrap up the year, we wanted to highlight the influencers, tastemakers, and thought leaders which helped us better understand the trends and events shaping the commercial real estate sector.

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How the 2016 Presidential Election Will Effect Real Estate Financing

11.11.16

The 2016 Presidential election has been full of surprises and unexpected revelations. "Unexpected" is the key word of this election with the introduction of an increasing number of unsettled elements furthering an air of uncertainty. Election years do generally create some uncertainty in the business world which can translate into the postponement of large-scale decisions. While this generally can translate into a reduction in business activity, it has not yet been evident in the activity data for the commercial real estate market.

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Bridge Loans - A Viable Financial Solution

10.06.16

When buying a commercial real estate property, waiting for the first property to sell in order to close on the new property is not always practical. Hard money bridge loans can be used to fill the time gap and make these transactions work. Bridge loans offer fast and short term financing solutions.

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When To Use Commercial Bridge Loans

10.05.16

Commercial bridge loans are meant to provide short-term financing for individuals or business owners looking for an interim solution. Situations where you can use commercial bridge loans: Real Estate Investment, Real Estate Development, and Continuity of Real Estate Business, Investment in other properties.

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Top 8 Reasons Borrowers Use A Hard Money Loan

10.05.16

Not every real estate project fits into conventional lender guidelines and limits. Here is a list of 8 common reasons borrowers use Hard Money loans: (1) The real estate asset is not cash-flowing or does not support the loan (2) Borrower needs a higher loan amount (3) Quick closing is needed (4) Cheaper than using equity (5) Hard money not restricted to specific lending guidelines (6) Need for short term financing (7) Borrower(s) credit history (8) Property Challenges

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