My mom was a realtor with Coldwell Bankers since 1988 and still actually active today. One of the appeals of real estate investing especially debt investments is that the investment is backed by a tangible asset that can be sold off to recover investor money if something goes wrong. On the one hand I applaud PoL for being on their game on offerings but man it's so hard and frustrating to get in on a good loan. So I basically had to bail on them and use a local hard money lender. I ended up meeting Ben Shaevitz at a real estate conference and became very interested when he mention they would do hard-money loans without an appraisal! LendingHome will finance up to 90% loan-to-value and 90% of the purchase price.
Patch: Better terms, can be hard to work with they've grown too fast and have a lot of junior people, but they do close Civic: Not as good as terms but very easy to work with. I had my doubts but it got done so. To qualify, a borrower must meet underwriting requirements. Also, we know that the borrower intends to rehab the property and sell it within a year. Full Name Use your real name Email Password Use at least 8 characters. I can't figure out how folks get all their capital out of properties based on an appraised value.
So always keeping my eye open for opportunities for sure. They work much more like a regular loan marketplace and charge fees for property appraisal, closing costs and origination points that are already factored into each deal listed on the platform. Fees include your appraisal, closing costs, and origination points based on your loan terms. How a Hard Money Loan Works. We offer hard money and private money loans for residential rehabs and property refinancing.
Receive a funding decision in 24 hours or less. Real Estate Investors: Avoid expensive hard money loans! There was also other programs that became available that made it easier, even for people who had had a hard time through the crash. Fees start at two points, plus closing costs. In general, the lender will simply foreclose on the real property collateral and waive its rights to a deficiency judgment against the borrower. We have a couple of our very top customers are there.
Something to figure out this year for sure! The average time it takes to receive the funds from Patch of Land is around five days. Every deal has returned what was anticipated, capital has been repaid when expected, etc. Connected Investors is an online exchange for borrowers, lenders, investors, and properties. Loan terms can be from 1 year to 5 years. I only work with people I know in the local Real Estate market, I would consider a referral but never had to go that far.
When I first started, I could research over the course of a day or two before a deal was fully financed. The upfront fees are expensive. I hope I never had to use a hard money lender, crowd funder, or residential mortgage with Fannie underwriting guidelines again! If you are not in the Real Estate Business, you need to gain an understanding of the local market to properly evaluate a lending situation to find borrowers simply join local Real Estate clubs, connect with Real Estate Agents that work with investors and start talking about your services… pretty soon you will have more interest that money to lend. When I ask guys on the equity side how they price deals, they tell me it's about coming up with a cap rate lower than the next guy. My point is, you are really lending against the property only. I have gotten two hard-money loans with rates under 9% and with less than three points.
So that was pretty impressive and I doubt many other lenders could have done that. So disposable funds are a little light at the moment but definitely, I always have my eye on all kinds of different markets. Short-term bridge loans may be up to 70% of the After Repair Value. Interest rates can range from two to 10 percentage points higher than for conventional mortgages, so these loans are best used for short-term projects. You can withdraw your consent at any time. For this reason, hard money lenders need to know the estimated market value of the property after the planned renovations are completed. Sounds good at first glace, but I'd think that would just encourage programmer types to create robofund scripts, that those people could manually back out of later at their leisure.
I imagine you saw some pretty crazy housing prices up and down during that time? There was first of all, documentation, there was a lot more required after the crash is compared to before. It was crazy earlier this year. With Patch of Land, your first loan funds in as little as 7 days. Then what kind of points are you guys charging? Because an interest in minimizing overhead would lead one to make a few large investments. Speaking on that, what one of the coolest or most outrageous projects you guys have lent on? Hard money lenders are often individuals who have excess money to lend. This is not an offer to lend.