Beth O'Brien of Colony American Finance breaks down 5 leadership qualities for successful business growth

Leadership: Can It Be Home Grown?

| | Real Estate Financing

*Article originally appeared on National Mortgage Professional Magazine. As the CEO of a $1 Billion company, I have many constituents – from equity and bond investors to customers and employees. Yet despite their many demands, the management issue that consumes most of my thought capital is not fund raising or client management but leadership. Specifically, …

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4 Reasons to invest in rental property

4 Great Reasons to Invest in Rental Properties

| | Real Estate Financing

With Q1 in the books, 2017 continues to show us why it will be an exciting year for real estate rental investing. From the Millennial’s mindset that renting is better than buying, to the Fed’s announcement to trim down the $4.5 Trillion debt, 2017 will be nothing short of a massive opportunity for real estate …

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Investing in rental property can be lucrative, but it’s important that investors be wise and deliberate in their strategy. One of the most commonly asked questions from new and seasoned residential property investors alike is, “Where should I invest?” This is a vital consideration when it comes to the ultimate success of a rental investment. …

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2 keys to getting into the lucrative single family rental investing business by Colony American Finance

3 Keys to Enter Single Family Rental Investing

| | Real Estate Financing

Tired of the sub 1% interest you’ve been making on the money in your savings accounts? Like most, you know you can do better. Yet, you’re sheepish on certain investments like the stock market because it’s just too confusing and a bit too risky. Plus, we’re due for a crash, right? Then it hits you one …

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the front of a HOTW house by Colony American Finance in Mesa, AZ

From Distressed to Delight: Impressive Property Transformation in Arizona

| | House Of The Week

Located in the third largest city in Arizona – Mesa, our property highlight showcases the impressive transformation of a 4-bed, 2-bath bungalow style single family rental. The renovation of this investment property was executed by Direct Source Wealth LLC, a residential and commercial real estate investing company that provides a direct source into wholly-owned or …

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rental portfolio loans and the benefits for residential real estate investors

Five Benefits of Rental Portfolio Loans for Residential Investors

| | Real Estate Financing

The advent of the single family residential portfolio loan has changed the real estate investing landscape and has created numerous benefits for residential investors. Prior to the creation of these rental portfolio loans, borrowers were challenged with finding multiple capital sources, undergoing excruciating underwriting requirements, providing personal guarantees, and were subject to logistical servicing headaches. Allowing investors to …

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