How is a Fix-and-Flip Loan Different From a Traditional Home Loan?

House flipping has been taking the real estate world by storm for several years now, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. If you’re looking to get in on the fix-and-flip trend and are thinking about using borrowed capital to buy and renovate a property, there are several key pieces of information …

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, …

Recovering from and Planning for Government Shutdowns: What Fix-and-Flip Investors Should Know

The government shutdown is over, at least for the next three weeks while lawmakers continue to negotiate. But even with the record-breaking shutdown temporarily resolved, real estate investors may be experiencing a ripple effect, and now is a good time to assess the strength of your real estate investment business and shore up any weaknesses. …

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 …

Fix-and-Flip Data You Should Consider Before Your Next Project

Maximizing the return on your investment in a property can be a complicated process. Asking the right questions about a property you’re considering is an excellent way to determine whether it’s a good investment, but digging into hard fix-and-flip data can also be a worthwhile pursuit. Here are three data sources you should consider before …

Three Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2019

Every year presents new and unique challenges to real estate investors. As 2018 draws to a close, it’s time to take stock of what’s on the horizon. What emerging real estate trends that will shape the market in 2019 and beyond?   Experts from the Forbes Real Estate Council recently presented their ideas on what …

Cryptocurrency and Real Estate Investing – Is It the Future?

Even though it is still approached with caution by the public, cryptocurrency is slowly but surely gaining a foothold in various markets. The doubts, of course, are understandable, as Bitcoin’s value in particular fluctuates quite unpredictably. Coindesk reports that the world’s most popular cryptocurrency ended September with its lowest volatility for over a year, but …

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.

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 …