Anchor Loans Announces Stephen Pollack’s Plan to Retire as CEO and Continue Service as a Member of the Board of Directors

NEW YORK-NY—August 13, 2020— Anchor Loans announced today that Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Dr. Stephen Pollack, will retire as CEO in the 4th quarter of this year but will continue to serve as a full-time member of the Board of Directors. Anchor’s Board of Directors has elected Andrew Pollock, current Chief Operations Officer (and Read this Article »

To Our Clients, Business Partners, Friends and Family

During these challenging times, I hope that you and your family remain healthy and optimistic about what the future holds. Over the past several weeks we have all witnessed unprecedented events in our nation and in our local communities--and we have also found unprecedented opportunities to live our core values. Here at Anchor, we are Read this Article »

Private Lenders: Surviving and Thriving in the Era of Covid-19

Anchor Loans is featured in this Originate Report story on how private lenders are Surviving and Thriving in the Era of Covid-19. "Dear Readers, We have received a lot of inquiries in the last few weeks regarding how we set  up a remote office. Rather than just responding to people individually with our own experiences, Read this Article »

Steve Pollack Cover Feature | Doctor, Landlord, Poker Champ, Lender

Steve Pollack’s eclectic climb to the top of a 60 billion dollar industry By Graham Womack for June 2020 Originate Report Long before earning his doctorate in optometry from UC Berkeley, building a successful optometry practice, investing in rental properties, playing professional poker for several years, or building the multi-billion dollar lending company he now Read this Article »

Anchor Loans Hires Senior Mortgage Banking Executive Andy Pollock as Chief Operating Officer

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anchor Loans Hires Senior Mortgage Banking Executive Andy Pollock as Chief Operating Officer   Calabasas, Calif., March 31, 2020 – Anchor Loans, the nation’s leading provider of financing to fix-and-flip entrepreneurs, has announced the hire of Andy Pollock as the Chief Operating Officer. Andy is an industry recognized executive, Read this Article »

COVID-19 UPDATE – A message from our CEO, Stephen Pollack

    A message from our CEO, Stephen Pollack To Our Valued Clients, On behalf of our entire Anchor Loans Team, I’m reaching out to you to assure you that the health, safety and well-being of our clients and staff members remain our highest priority. I personally want to update you on the steps we Read this Article »

Hard Money Lending Panel at Innovate 2020: The Billion Dollar Club

Steve Pollack  joins hard money lending panel "The Billion Dollar Club" Anchor Loans CEO Steve Pollack will share his hard money lending knowledge and expertise  on "The Billion Dollar Club" panel at Geraci Media’s 4th annual Innovate Conference . The conference will be held at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, CA  February 20-21st. The Read this Article »

Residential Real Estate Investing | Housing Starts Up 16.9%

Investors in the residential real estate sector are bolstered by the US Census Bureau report that housing starts jumped 16.9% from November 2019. The  seasonally adjusted annual rate hit 1.608 million units in December. This is the highest level since December 2006. Overall, housing starts for 2019 climbed 4% over 2018 and new home sales Read this Article »

Single Family Rental Homes | Investors Will Grow Their Portfolios in 2020

As interest rates fall and the U.S. rental market continues to expand, single family rental (SFR) investors are expected to significantly increase acquisition of single family rental homes in the coming year.  Single Family Rental Homes | Investors  Benefit from Lower Cost of Capital In a January 2020 article The National Real Estate Investor (NREI) reported Read this Article »

Scaling a House Flipping Business: How to Go from One Flip to a Portfolio of Income Properties

More often than not, once an investor has successfully completed their first fix-and-flip project, they quickly become hooked. While the process can undoubtedly be a roller coaster of highs and lows, the art of fixing and flipping properties often ends up becoming a lucrative hobby (or full-time business) for many first-timers. So, once you’ve been Read this Article »