Current updates on the real estate market, private money, hard money, and trust deed investing.

What are the Yields on Trust Deed Investments? 2023

If you’re researching trust deed investments or looking for new mortgage brokers to fund or buy existing Notes from, you’ll want to know if the rate of return matches your investment goals. The last thing you want is to be a low-leverage, lower return investor repeatedly being offered high-leverage, higher yielding paper that could lead to problems and headaches down the road.

Picture of Ted Spradlin Ted Spradlin Aug 16, 2022 2:29:20 PM

Ten Problems with Trust Deed Investments

If you’re in the research phase of trust deed investing, you are probably looking online, talking to mortgage brokers and to friends who have experience funding private money loans. There is a lot of information available about the Note, Deed of Trust, and Security Instrument. However, there’s not much information about the real-life problems that arise with trust deed investments.

Picture of Ted Spradlin Ted Spradlin Aug 10, 2022 2:38:30 PM

Using Background Checks To Underwrite Private Money Loans

At First Capital Trust Deeds, we run background checks to underwrite private money and hard money loans, especially when working with a new borrower for the first time. Background checks have helped us discover some red flags or helped fill in the information gaps when something in the conversation with a potential borrower didn’t seem right and we couldn’t figure it out but knew something was off.

Picture of Ted Spradlin Ted Spradlin Jul 5, 2022 10:52:41 AM

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