Three Benefits of Bridge Loans for Residential Investors

Three Benefits of Bridge Loans for Residential Investors

| | Real Estate Financing

As my colleague Ian Hardcastle alluded to in a recent article regarding the benefits of Portfolio Loans for Residential Investors—the emergence of the single family residential portfolio has created a novel channel of real estate investing and as a result—an entirely new asset class that serves as a ‘hybrid’ between commercial and residential real estate …

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What does residential real estate investing bring to mind for most investors? Perhaps you might think of the pains of rehabbing properties on the fix and flip side; or perhaps it brings to mind a potential management nightmare with tedious tenant management and maintenance expenditures.  Coming from the commercial side of the business, I have …

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investors perspective from a real estate investor

Rental Opportunities from an Investor’s Perspective

| | Real Estate Financing

When soldiers returned home after WWII, they took advantage of the G.I. Bill. They purchased small houses in the suburbs with low-interest rates and little or no down payment. They found jobs and often worked for the same company for 40 years, retiring with a pension and a gold watch. Today, that version of the …

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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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