Hard Money Rates
In our last blog – “Tips On How To Choose A Hard Money Lender”, we touched on money lenders who are promoting low interest rates and to be wary of these lenders. In this blog, we are going to go a little more in-depth on this topic.
Hard Money Loans are for real estate investors who either don’t have a great credit score and/or need money fast and don’t want to go through the red tape that a traditional lender would need to qualify them for a loan. Because of t...
What is their
When choosing a bridge/hard money
lender, one of the most important (if not the MOST important factor) is the
reputation of the Lender. Over the past 3-5 years there has been a vast
increase in the number of hard money lenders and not all of them have the
greatest track records.
A great place to begin searching might be to ask friends, colleagues, fellow
investors of any Lenders to avoid. With the sheer number of banks/lenders out
there, it may be difficult to narro...
– $350,000 First Mortgage – Three-Family Investment – Yonkers, NY
$350,000 First Mortgage - Three-Family Investment - Yonkers, NY
H&O Capital Funding was approached by one of their repeat borrowers for a quick loan on a three-family investment property in Yonkers, NY. The borrower keeps the property free and clear, using the equity to pull out some cash when needed for other deals he has going on. In this case, this is the third time H&O Capital has lent on the property, enabling them to close the loan in under a week. Both the borrower and H&am...
– $350,000 First Mortgage – Mixed-use property – North Bergen, NJ
$350,000 First Mortgage - Mixed-use property - North Bergen, NJ
H&O Capital Funding was approached by this borrower looking to borrow some funds to help cover some of his costs on another deal he was working on. The biggest issue was the timing as he had to close in under two weeks so that he didn't lost the other deal he was pursuing. H&O Capital Funding stepped up to get the borrower cash he needed to close on his other deal in just over a week.
H&O Capital Funding &...
– When is it best to go to a Private/Hard Money Lender for your real estate investment?
You Need Immediate Financing/Quick Turnaround
Private Lenders (Hard Money and Bridge) can close deals within 3-4 weeks as opposed to the 90-120 days it takes conventional lenders. Some private lenders, like H&O Capital Funding, have even closed deals in a week or less.
Cash, no contingencies, 30-days to close purchases are perfect deals for a Private Lender to step in and provide bridge financing until the borrower can arrange for permanent financing. Or perhaps you just need to take ...
– $265,000 First Mortgage – Two-Family – Bronx, NY
$265,000 First Mortgage - Two-Family - Bronx, NY
H&O Capital Funding was approached by this borrower looking to borrow some funds to help finish his renovation of a 3-family dwelling. The only issue was that the Certificate of Occupancy indicated that the property was a 2-family home, not a 3-family. Because of this discrepancy, the borrower could not get conventional financing and needed a lender with the experience and the know-how to help him navigate the department of buildings.H&...
– Commercial Real Estate Investment Changes in 2019
Still a Good Investment in 2019?
“Is Commercial Real Estate still a
good investment in 2019?” This is a common question we’ve been asked over the
past few months. The answer is unequivocally yes, however, as with any
investment, you need a sound strategy and to do your homework before buying in.
The market has been shifting for some time, specifically the office and retail
sectors, as changes in technology influence tenant requirements. Investing in
those markets will take careful plan...
– $285,000 First Mortgage – Freestanding Restaurant Property – Glen Cove, NY
$285,000 First Mortgage - Freestanding Restaurant Property - Glen Cove, NY
Another day, another quick closing for H&O Capital Funding! The borrower here got into the restaurant business a few years ago and within his first three weeks there was a fire and the entire restaurant went up in flames. After spending two years, and the majority of his own savings rebuilding the restaurant, the restauranteur and the landlord had a falling out. To make a long story short, there was a co...
– $500,000 First Mortgage – Three-Family plus Office – Yonkers, NY
$500,000 First Mortgage - Three-Family plus Office - Yonkers, NY
In this deal, the borrower came to H&O Capital Funding needing a loan to help prevent a foreclosure. The borrower here got into some financial trouble and missed some mortgage payments. He needed a quick loan to stop the foreclosure process while he works on repairing his credit and refinancing with a conventional lender. In stepped H&O Capital Funding to the funds he needed to payoff the current lender to end the for...
– $1,100,000 First Mortgage – Investment Condo – Brooklyn, NY
$1,100,000 First Mortgage - Investment Condo - Brooklyn, NY
This was another unique situation H&O Capital was able to navigate to ensure a deal got done. In this case, the borrower was the lead developer on a large condominium project in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn. Part of his agreed upon development fee granted him title to 3 of the units in the building once completed. Upon completing the project, the sponsor tried to renege on their promise. The sponsor, with their extremely...