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Hard Money Construction Loans During COVID-19

Hard money constructions loans during COVID-19 are evolving with each passing week as construction lenders are shifting on the fly into a more cautious mode. This blog post will give a quick run down of what First Capital Trust Deeds is seeing the hard money construction loan market in the middle of April 2020, one month into the forced shutdown of the economy.

First Capital Trust Deeds Apr 16, 2020 11:00:15 PM

Home Equity Lines of Credit vs. Second Mortgages

If you want to unlock the value from your home while you’re still living in it, there are two main options available to you. A home equity loan, commonly known as a second mortgage, allows you to extract value from your home as a lump sum payment, which is added to your primary mortgage debt. A home equity line of credit (HELOC) can be a useful alternative, with this option allowing you to draw money from your property as you need it rather than as a lump sum.

First Capital Trust Deeds Dec 5, 2018 12:59:03 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
First Capital Trust Deeds Nov 7, 2018 12:32:55 AM

Hard Money Business Purpose HELOC

Believe it or not, there is such a thing as a hard money business purpose home equity line of credit (HELOC) available in California for residential and commercial properties. At First Capital Trust Deeds, we have closed a few of these loans over the past couple of months and continue receiving inquiries from self-employed real estate investors every month for the program.

First Capital Trust Deeds Dec 27, 2016 11:31:34 PM

Private Money Mortgages For California Luxury Properties

First Capital Trust Deeds frequently works with California real estate investors who own high-end rental properties in the $1,000,000 to $10,000,000 range. For a variety of reasons, our clients cannot obtain jumbo bank financing on their rental property (or properties) and they turn to us for help finding the best private money financing for luxury rental properties that suits their situation.

First Capital Trust Deeds Jun 12, 2015 11:16:57 AM

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