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Current updates on the real estate market, private money, hard money, and trust deed investing.
Fix & Flip with Seller Financing Construction Rehab Loans

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Fix & Flip with Seller Financing

If you have a seller willing to carry a note, funding your fix and flip with seller financing instead of a hard money loan is a better and cheaper way to acquire a fixer-upper property.

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Fix and Flip Financing With An Equity Partner

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Fix and Flip Financing with an Equity Partner

A few years ago, an experienced house flipper was referred to FCTD for high-leverage fix and flip financing on their upcoming project. This rehabber...

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Fix and Flip After Repair Value (ARV) Financing

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Fix and Flip After Repair Value (ARV) Financing

Over the years, numerous rehabbers and prospective house flippers have asked FCTD for fix and flip after repair value (ARV) financing to fund their...

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Fix and Flip Investor Rehab Loans

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Fix and Flip Investor Rehab Loans

Over the past 10 years, high-leverage fix and flip investor rehab loans have become a popular private money and hard money loan program for house...

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The Elusive 100% LTV Fix and Flip Loan

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The Elusive 100% LTV Fix and Flip Loan

If you’re cash strapped and in escrow to purchase your next fixer-upper, you might be searching online for a hard money lender to give you the...

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How Much Money Do You Need to Flip a House?

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How Much Money Do You Need to Flip a House?

If you’re acquiring a fixer-upper using a hard money loan, you should know how much money you'll need to flip the house. Most private money and hard...

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What First-Time House Flippers Need to Know About Private Money Loans

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What First-Time House Flippers Need to Know About Private Money Loans

If you've always wanted to flip houses and just found a great deal on a fixer-upper that would make a perfect flip, your next step is to find the...

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What is a hard money fix and flip loan

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What is a Hard Money Fix and Flip Loan?

A hard money fix and flip loan is a type of short-term bridge loan designed to provide financing for real estate investors who purchase properties to...

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Hard Money Second Mortgages and Preferred Equity Investments for Commercial Real Estate

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Hard Money Second Mortgages and Preferred Equity for Commercial Real Estate

During the second half of 2023, a number of commercial real estate investors have inquired with FCTD about getting hard money second mortgages, to be...

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five best examples of owner-occupied hard money second mortgages

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5 Best Examples of Owner-Occupied Hard Money Second Mortgages

If you’re a real estate investor or business owner seeking fast financing using your primary residence as collateral, this article covering the five...

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