HPIs Are Now in Record Territory: The Question is, Will They Stay There?

For different reasons, top housing economist say, Yes, HPIs will stay where they are. In July, the CoreLogic Housing Price Index (HPI) jumped 18% year-over-year—the biggest single increase in the 45-year history of the index. The big question now is: is this the top and where do prices go from here? Recently several top housing Read this Article »

Is Home Staging my Flip Really Necessary in this Hot Market?

Considering the heat of the current single-family home market, some real estate investors are asking themselves if the added expense of home staging is really necessary. According to a Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) study conducted prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, of 1,081 sold homes studied, those that were staged prior to being listed sold Read this Article »

Construction Trends in New Builds: How Has Covid Changed Homebuyer “Must Haves?”

Successful builders and house flippers often have an innate sense of what buyers want and, if not, they’re smart enough to enlist the help of architects, landscapers and designers. But even the savviest, most-forward looking builders would probably admit that the past year-and-a half of lockdowns and distancing has changed buyers’ perceptions of what they Read this Article »

When Lumber Prices Fall, Does it Make a Sound?

This spring when lumber prices hit a historic high of $1,515 per thousand board feet, fix and flip and new construction investors were, pardon the pun, floored. Just one year prior, lumber was $352 per tbf, so residential real estate investors were not only asking what on earth could be causing prices to ramp up Read this Article »

Industry Veteran Andrew Jewett Joins Anchor Loans as SVP of Enterprise Sales

Industry veteran Andrew Jewett has joined Anchor Loans as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales. In this newly created leadership position at the Company, Jewett will be responsible for account management/segmentation, sales recruitment/training, new product development/deployment, marketing and the overall growth of Anchor’s sales team and customer base. Jewett brings more than 16 years of Read this Article »

What a Difference a Door Makes: House Flip Garage Door Upgrade Boosts ARV

For a relatively low hit to your reno budget, investing in a new garage door for your house flip will greatly improve your property's curb appeal -- and the door will ultimately pay for itself in ARV boost. If you are not sure whether you're going to paint the existing garage door or replace it, Read this Article »

Hard Money Jumbo Loans for Multimillion-Dollar Real Estate Investing

Where do real estate investors go for private direct fix and flip or ground-up construction loans over a million dollars? Unfortunately, many direct lenders cap their loan amounts at under $800,000 — but with our expert loan teams and advanced underwriting platform, Anchor can approve and fund viable multimillion-dollar projects with no problem. In fact, Read this Article »

Anchor Loans Hires Industry Veteran Matt Miles as Chief Capital Markets Officer

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 12, 2021 – Anchor Loans, the nation's leading provider of financing to fix-and-flip entrepreneurs, today announced that Matt Miles has joined the company as Chief Capital Markets Officer. Miles brings more than 20 years of experience in real estate capital markets, with a special focus on fix-and-flip lending and investment. Over the course of Read this Article »

Flipping Houses in Florida | Before and After Photos

Flipping houses in Florida can be very lucrative for flip investors who know a good deal when they see one.  Here are but a few examples of the hundreds of Florida properties that have been turned into beautiful homes with the help of a short-term hard money loan from Anchor Loans.Hard Money Construction Loan | Read this Article »

I Need to Sell My House Fast. Should I Sell to a House Flipper?

Are you a homeowner asking How can I sell my house fast? The answer to that question depends on how fast you need to sell, and what condition your home is in. According to research conducted by the real estate brokerage company Coldwell Banker, the vast majority of prospective homebuyers will be looking for a Read this Article »