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Do You Have the Characteristics of a Great Real Estate Investor?

According to Richard Branson, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” In other words, if you’re going to become a successful real estate investor; start preparing now and when you find that perfect house, the mythical creature that is “Luck” will arise.

First Capital Trust Deeds May 29, 2019 1:23:25 AM

The Difference Between Commercial & Residential Mortgages

When it comes to commercial and residential mortgages, they have one similarity: they involve property. For the most part, that’s where their similarities end. If you’re new to taking out a commercial mortgage, you’ll probably soon discover that there are some significant differences, especially if you’re more familiar with the residential market. Here are some of them:

First Capital Trust Deeds Apr 10, 2019 5:21:57 AM

80-10-10 Loans: When Two Mortgages Are Better Than One

The property market can be a complex place at the best of times, with people often looking to simplify their options in order to make things easier to manage. When it comes to mortgages, however, the complex solution can potentially save you a lot of money. Sometimes, two mortgages are better than one. While taking out a second mortgage might seem like a counter-intuitive way to save money, an 80-10-10 loan can be a powerful way to avoid the costs and pitfalls associated with a jumbo loan.

First Capital Trust Deeds Nov 23, 2018 5:42:22 AM

Grow Your Business With Bridge Loans

If you’re thinking about repositioning your debt or purchasing a new property to add to your portfolio, it’s important to consider all of your finance options. Bridge loans are a great choice for people who want to access capital quickly in order to expand or alter their property business. Bridge loans are a fast and efficient way to raise funds between a short-term cash requirement and long-term loan.

First Capital Trust Deeds Nov 21, 2018 12:48:41 AM
First Capital Trust Deeds Nov 7, 2018 12:32:55 AM

Hard Money and Private Money Bridge Loans

Like many people, you probably find the world of investment properties exhilarating. At the same time, you probably experience a lot of the frustrations that come with financing your prospective properties. As the real estate market continues to thrive, there’s a lot of scope for buying fixer uppers and flipping them for a profit. If you want to seize on your latest opportunity quickly, but you feel as though securing finance could cause a delay, you may want to consider a hard money or private money bridge loan.

First Capital Trust Deeds Jul 25, 2018 1:05:58 AM

Hard Money & Private Money Hotel Financing

Over the past few years, we’ve received dozens of hard money and private money hotel financing requests from existing owners doing a major overhaul as well as buyers seeking acquisition funds to stabilize a property before taking out a long-term bank loan. This blog post outlines a recent competitively priced private money hotel acquisition loan for an experienced operator that we believe would benefit many other hotel owners.

First Capital Trust Deeds Apr 10, 2017 5:16:44 AM

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