When My Fix-and-Flip Loan with a Hard Money Lender has a Construction Holdback: How Does that Work?

When you partner with a hard money lender for help financing your fix-and-flip project,  your loan might include a construction “holdback” where the lender will help fund the purchase of your fix-and-flip property, then hold back the construction portion of the loan to incrementally pay for the property’s renovation. Why does my hard money loan …

How do Hard Money Lenders Fund Fix-and-Flip Loans so Fast?

In the world of fix-and-flip investing, time wasted is money wasted, so every successful house flipper’s business plan should include strategies for speeding up their turnaround times as much as possible. For many professional house flippers, one of the strategies to speed things up is the use of hard money loans  to leverage their cash on …

What Happens if my Fix-and-Flip Loan Payment to my Hard Money Lender is Late?

In a perfect world, every one of your fix-and-flip projects would run smoothly from purchase to rehab, with buyers snapping up your flipped homes the day they hit the market. Unfortunately, real world snags happen all too often and fix-and-flip investors sometimes find themselves overextended—with their capital reserves stretched to the limit. If you should …

The Borrower-Lender Relationship: How to Choose the Lender That’s Right for You

As a real estate investor, you may have had quite a few good, and maybe not-so-good, experiences with fix-and-flip lenders over the years. Or, if you are new to the business, you might have heard stories of fix-and-flip financing that didn’t quite work out the way the borrower thought it would. When you’ve made the decision to …

The Essentials of House Flipping

There is no shortage of advice for the fix-and-flip investor in 2019. An endless litany of websites, podcasts, and social media feeds shout tips, tricks and everything in between. But what does a fix-and-flip investor really need to know? What are the essentials of house flipping? After more than 20 years helping fix-and-flip investors succeed, …

How to Get Approved for a Fix-and-Flip Loan

As a successful fix-and-flip investor, you know there is nothing more important to your bottom line than quick access to capital. In a competitive industry where cash is king and lucrative deals are snapped up quickly, it is critical to have cash available to execute purchase contracts, compete at foreclosure auctions, close cash-only deals and …

Empty Rental Property: How To Make It Rent-able

An empty rental property isn’t the worst thing that can happen in your real estate business, but it’s far from ideal.

Five Ways to Build a Long-term Real Estate Investment Strategy

Many view real estate investing as a short-term game. Fix-and-flip investing, in particular, can seem like an opportunity to get in, make some money, and get out.

How to Create and Increase Your Real Estate Portfolio with a 1031 Exchange

You may have gotten your feet wet with fixing and flipping real estate. There are few things more exciting than being part of a significant property transformation and watching your profits grow.

10 Reasons Real Estate Investors Use Hard Money Loans

  When investing in real estate, using hard money loans can bring significant benefits to your negotiations with the seller. Our team at Anchor Loans has great experience offering hard money loans to our clients, and within this latest post, we’ll explain 10 reasons to use hard money loans as an investor.   1) Faster …