Anchor Loans Surpasses $5 billion in Total Loan Originations to the Fix-and-Flip Market

As the nation’s largest direct private money lender to the “fix-and-flip” industry, Anchor Loans is pleased to announce that we have surpassed $5 billion in total loan origination volume since our inception over 19 years ago.   This milestone, in addition to exceeding the $4 billion mark in January of this year, makes 2017 the …

Home Seller Average Price Gain at Record High

If you are a home seller, you have something to cheer about these days.  According to a Q2 2017 U.S. Home Sales Report from Attom Data Solutions, homeowners who sold in the second quarter realized an average price gain of $51,000 since purchase — the highest average price gain for home sellers since Q2 2007, …

Is Your Community One of the Top 100 Rental Markets?

    Recently, Zumper released its National Rent Report for August 2017. With over 1 million active listings across the United States, the company analyzed rental data for the top 100 metro areas by population, providing a comprehensive view of the current state of the market.   What They Found   * One-bedroom apartments increase in …

What do you do when your property has been impacted by natural disasters?

  The potential devastation wind and water can have on a fix-and-flip investment property you own, or one that you are considering purchasing, is significant.   In the event of property damage, here are some immediate steps professionals advise any would-be or current property owner: – File a claim with your homeowner’s insurance as soon …

Will Home Prices in Southern California Continue to Rise?

  Home prices in Southern California have been increasing for quite some time, which has fix-and-flip investors asking the obvious question, “How high can they go?”   Well, according to Jeff Collins of the Orange County Register, a lot actually. Yes, we know that for 62 straight months Southern California home prices have gone in …

Los Angeles is a Real Estate Market to Watch

According to a recent article in the LA Times, Los Angeles is ranked number one in North America for property buying. This is based on a CBRE Group survey of global real estate investors with a combined total of $1.7 trillion to spend on property in 2017. And globally, it ranks among other top choices including …

Forbes Shares Eight Expert Housing Outlook Predictions for 2017

In a recent blog post, we shared with you what an incredible year 2016 was for the fix-and-flip market.   As we head into the remaining 9-months of 2017, here are eight housing outlook predictions that experts shared to Forbes magazine for 2017:   1) Prices will continue to rise–but more slowly (Nela Richardson, chief economist at …

Don’t Confuse Today’s High-Performing Fix-and-Flip Market with a Decade Ago

According to Scotsman Guide News, today’s fix-and-flip market shouldn’t be confused with the one that overheated and crashed a decade ago.   Back then it was about inexperienced investors who were betting solely on price appreciation by buying properties in markets that they didn’t live near or understand.   Today on the other hand, it’s …

WSJ Says House Flipping Makes a Comeback as Home Prices Rise

According to the Wall Street Journal, this is a great time to be in the house flipping business.  That’s because the number of investors who flipped a house in the first nine months of 2016 has reached levels not seen since the “pre-crisis” 2007 days.   One great indicator of this momentum? A third of …