Fix-and-Flip Investing: Heading into 2020 What is the Industry Outlook for House Flippers?

The latest industry numbers are out from the real estate data experts at ATTOM DATA Solutions, and according to their Q2 2019 U.S. Home Flipping Report house flipping is on the rise, and some fix-and-flip markets are seeing an average gross ROI surpassing 100%. However, when it comes to market competition, average number of days …

Does a Real Estate Investor Need Good Credit to Get a Fix-and-Flip Loan?

If you are a fix-and-flip investor seeking additional capital to begin your next house flip, you may be considering a fix-and-flip loan from a private hard money lender—and you might be wondering how your credit history could impact your loan approval. If you have ever applied for a conventional mortgage, you know that a bank's decision …

My House Flip Isn’t Selling: Now What?

It is a fix-and-flip investor’s worst nightmare. You discover a great distressed property, compare it to local neighborhood comps, calculate that there is plenty of profit between project costs and ARV, buy the property, renovate it, upgrade the landscaping and list your fix-and-flip masterpiece on the MLS. But, you’re not getting any offers. Weeks go …

Five Key Tips for Real Estate Investment Success

  I was recently interviewed by Dennis Cisterna, a U.S. News & World Report real estate expert who hosts his own Investability podcast dedicated to teaching listeners how to invest like a real estate insider.   During the podcast interview, I shared 5 key tips every real estate investor should know to be successful. You …

Anchor Loans Does It Again – Over $1 Billion in Loans Funded in 2017

  You may be part of the reason we’re celebrating this significant milestone.   Repeating last year’s record-breaking success, for the second consecutive year Anchor Loans funded over $1 billion in loans to real estate investors – and we couldn’t be more excited!  Whether taking advantage of new products like the rental program we launched …

Better Ways to Monitor Your Local Markets

Are you trying to keep an eye on local markets for fix-and-flip trends and deal opportunities?  In a previously released blog post, Anchor Loans highlighted rental market trends across the top 100 markets from Zumper.com.   But what about other market insight tools that you can check out on your own?  One resource that is …

5 Most Common Errors Made in House Flipping

    Since the early 2000s, house flipping has become one of America’s most popular trades. While many flippers are having great success, others have failed in the marketplace due to critical factors they’ve overlooked. No amount of insider insights and information can outweigh these five profit-killing mistakes fix-and-flip investors often make.   Not enough …

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 …

Discover More About Flip Financing with Our Anchor Loans FAQ

As a fix-and-flip investor, you may have questions about hard money loans and how they can help you grow and scale your business.  Anchor Loans, the largest lender to the fix-and-flip market, has a team of advisers answering questions every day on exactly this topic.  For your convenience, we’ve compiled a list of the 20 …

What Do Fintech and Fix & Flip Loans Have in Common?

  Fintech, or financial technology, is one of those up and coming terms that investors are starting to hear about, but may not fully understand yet. Similar to other industries where technology tools are streamlining workflows and increasing productivity, fintech includes everything from products like Apple Pay and Quickbooks, to investment software apps and processes. All …