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Real Estate Investing 101: Do Commercial Hard Money Loans Really Work?

02.21.17

Thinking about getting into commercial real estate investing? Our crash course on hard money loans will give you all the basics to get started confidently.

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Scotsman Guide - Venture Off The Traditional Path Of Lending

10.05.16

Riverdale Funding Article Published in Scotsman Guide. A new article by Riverdale Funding Vice President, Joe Hughis, has been published in this month's issue of Scotsman Guide. Here is an except from Venture Safely Off the Tradtiional Path of Lending.

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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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Turn To Hard Money Loans When Your Bank Says No

10.05.16

You might be one of the many real estate investors that needs money to make a transaction happen but gets denied by a bank. When you bank says "no" or if your loan is stalled, Riverdale Funding is here to help.

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How Bridge Loans Work

10.05.16

Banks typically put you though a lengthy, complicated and expensive loan process before you can secure a loan. If you are looking for a bridge lender that can get you the money you need to finance a property fast and without unnecessary complexity or bureaucracy, Riverdale Funding can help. When you apply for a private hard money loan a lender looks for four things: (1) The right property (2) The right location (3) Equity (4) A strategy.

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Hard Money Lenders Vs Private Money Lenders

10.05.16

Hard Money Lenders vs Private Money Lenders - Riverdale Funding is privately-funded hard money lender and there are distinctions that set them apart from individual private money lenders.

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Hard Money Vs Soft Money Loans

10.05.16

An Overview of Hard Money loans versus Soft Money Loans. Hard money and soft money loans are the two most common ways of obtaining money to invest in real estate. These loans differ in the way they are managed and implemented.

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Thinking Of A Commercial Bridge Loan?

10.05.16

Commercial bridge loans have created a solid niche in the real estate market. Bridge loans can be used to purchase commercial real estate when time and money are on short supply. Not all hard money lenders are alike. Each bridge lender has their own lending parameters and appetite for lending. Commercial bridge loans make it possible to finance commercial real estate property that would other wise be unbankable.

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Is Asset-Based Lending Dangerous And Should I Consider It For My Next Real Estate Venture?

10.05.16

Are you looking for working capital to support the growth of your real estate portfolio? Asset-based loans are a much needed source of capital if your real estate portfolio is growing or if you are in the middle of restructuring your portfolio. Asset-based hard money lenders enable you to make use of purchasing opportunities without touching your business capital.

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Hard Money Lenders Stepping In For You

10.05.16

Commercial Hard Money loans helped the market heal after the Great Recession. Many investors hand equity available to take advantage of buildings that were priced for very high returns. Traditional lenders were not willing to lend or offered unreasonable terms. While traditional lenders encouraged a market paralysis, hard money lenders stepped up.

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