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 …

The 5 Best States for Fix-and-Flip Investing

Flipping houses can be big business, but not all markets are created equal. In some parts of the country, investors are getting more bang for their buck. In Maryland or Pennsylvania, for example, a fix-and-flip investor can make an average profit of $110,000 on their flipped house, while other states may not offer quite the …

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 …

Three Fix-and-Flip Investors Share How Anchor Loans Made a Difference

  We recently spoke with three fix-and-flip investors, all of whom used Anchor Loans on their own projects (before and after photos above). In their own words, here’s how Anchor Loans made the difference in their individual projects and in their investments going forward.   Over the course of your relationship with Anchor Loans, what’s …

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. An empty rental unit costs almost as much to maintain as an occupied unit, except without the benefit of rental income. So, what do you do …

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. But for those with the vision, drive and skill-set to thrive in this industry, real estate investing can be much more lucrative when viewed as a long-term …

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 …

Three Market Indicators Fix-and-Flip Investors Should Watch

  Fix-and-flip investing is no casual money-making scheme. It takes careful planning and foresight to succeed in every step, from purchasing your property, to renovation, to the eventual resale of your investment property.   Understanding the market conditions that help lead to a “sold” sign is key to getting the best return on your investment. …