COVID-19 and the Mortgage Markets

Our latest updates on the impact of the pandemic on the mortgage markets and the private money lenders.

Recent COVID-19 Blog Posts

COVID-19 Expectations of Hard Money Lenders

COVID-19 Expectations of Hard Money Lenders

Everyone we talk to at FCTD has an opinion about the COVID-19 pandemic, from borrowers, Realtors, mortgage brokers, lenders, escrow officers, and everyone else we talk to during the day. Listening to people is fascinating because it shows where people get their...

Hard Money Construction Loans During COVID-19

Hard Money Construction Loans During COVID-19

Hard money constructions loans during COVID-19 are evolving with each passing week as construction lenders are shifting on the fly into a more cautious mode. This blog post will give a quick run down of what First Capital Trust Deeds is seeing the hard money...

Hard Money Interest Rates Rising During COVID-19

Hard Money Interest Rates Rising During COVID-19

Despite interest rates dropping across the board from Treasuries to 30-year mortgage rates, hard money interest rates have been rising during the first forty-five days of the COVID-19 pandemic. FCTD has had dozens of conversations with our borrower clients, Realtors,...

Obtaining a Hard Money Loan During COVID-19

Obtaining a Hard Money Loan During COVID-19

At the beginning of April 2020, nearly every country in the world is experiencing the impact of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, taking a human toll in lost lives and an economic toll as the global economy has essentially been shut down to slow the spread of the...

The Mortgage Markets After One Month of COVID-19

The Mortgage Markets After One Month of COVID-19

We hope that you and your family have your health and safety during this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please be safe. First Capital Trust Deeds wanted to give an update of the things we’ve seen in the mortgage markets after one month of COVID-19...