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Thursday, March 9, 2017

New Options in Lending Support Surge in Real Estate Investment

 realty estate investmentMore people in California are figuring out that now is the time to make money selling real estate. The popularity of many television shows may have helped to push some people into the so-called "flipping" business. People are buying homes, putting in a little bit of work and selling those homes for a profit. It's easier to do today given that the real estate market has made a recovery over the last few years. What is really driving this growth in investment, though, is the availability of more convenient credit. When it comes to hard money lenders California has plenty to go around.

Hard money lending is ideal for people who need to move homes in a hurry. There are two different ways to buy a house, it seems. One might go through the traditional process, checking out homes, surveying lending options, and closing on a home after a few months of hard work. The red tape is everywhere, and that is by design. The average first-time home buyer needs to jump through some hoops so everyone involved can be sure the person is ready to make that purchase. What about professional buyers, though? What happens to them when they need to get a home off the market in a hurry? 

Those buyers have been looking for solutions to make the process easier. Hard money lending is the answer for most. With these loans, the process is quick and simplified. People are able to purchase homes quickly so they can get to work and sell while the market is still hot. More than that, this type of lending works well because professional home buyers don't have the time to sit around cutting through the red tape. They need to be in and out with the process, using their time to add value to the home. Hard money lenders understand that. They provide funding in California and elsewhere for people who know they are going to make a profit on a home purchase and sale. 

It's well documented that when credit is more open in an economy, that economy has a tendency to flourish. This is true whether one is talking about banking  or real estate. Hard money lenders have seen a rise in popularity as traditional lenders have been less willing to hand out money to average people. It is this ability to fill in the gaps that has driven some of the growth in the real estate market. 



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