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Do You Have the Characteristics of a Great Real Estate Investor?

According to Richard Branson, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” In other words, if you’re going to become a successful real estate investor; start preparing now and when you find that perfect house, the mythical creature that is “Luck” will...

Where Can I Get An Agricultural Hard Money Loan?

First Capital Trust Deeds originates agricultural hard money loans for ranchers, farmers, vintners, and cannabis growers throughout California, Oregon, and Washington. FCTD works with a few private money lenders and trust deed investors with expertise in agricultural...

Does a Hard Money Loan Appear On My Credit Report?

Many real estate investors brand new to using hard money loans want to know, “Does a hard money loan appear on my credit report?” This question comes up a few times each month and I thought it would good to address it in this blog post. Nearly 100% of the hard money...

Whitepapers

Hard Money & Private Money 101

Hard Money & Private Money 101

Know what a hard money loan is, how it differs from conventional financing and find out if it’s the right choice for you.

Renting vs. Flipping

Renting vs. Flipping

Should you flip your new investment property or keep it as part of your rental portfolio? Explore the various options.

Good Reasons to Use a Bridge Loan

Good Reasons to Use a Bridge Loan

Bridge loans are used in dozens of different financing scenarios. Here’s some reasons why you might consider one.