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“HARD MONEY” OR “PRIVATE MONEY” LOAN REVISITED

Oct 28, 2011 (0) comment , , ,

“HARD MONEY” OR “PRIVATE MONEY” LOAN REVISITED By Broker, Forest Tardibuono There are several types of loans you can use to purchase or refinance. This applies whether you are buying a home to live in, a home to rent out, or a commercial building. They include the standard 30 year fixed rate mortgage, the government…

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INVESTORS AND “HARD MONEY” LOANS

Aug 01, 2011 (0) comment , , , , , , , , , , , ,

  LENDER’S VIEWPOINT By Forest Tardibuono There was a really good article in the Wall Street Journal last week about Hard Money loans. It was informational to borrowers and investors alike. It spoke of the fact that Hard Money loans will account for 1% of the 5.5 million home loans originated this year, up sharply…

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Investors Are Buying An Ever Increasing Number Of Homes

May 27, 2011 (0) comment , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

LENDER’S VIEWPOINT By Forest Tardibuono, Guy In The White Hat Investors Are Buying An Ever Increasing Number Of Homes [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGFisHIVFJE&w=448&h=252&hd=1]   See why it IS the time to buy a home! I feel like it is my calling to promote home ownership in America. You might think I have an inherent conflict of interest as…

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The Guy In The White Hat Comes To Homebuyers’ Rescue!

May 18, 2011 (0) comment , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Guy In The White Hat Comes To Homebuyers’ Rescue! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3eFWtb6pz0&w=448&h=252&hd=1]   Ever since we opened our doors in Sonoma County in 1988, we’ve given extra care to round up people who have been “Turned Down Elsewhere?” – because of credit, income, the property or a combinations of these. We are the local Hard Money…

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“HARD MONEY” OR “PRIVATE MONEY” LOAN REVISITED

May 02, 2011 (0) comment , , , , , , , , , ,

LENDER’S VIEWPOINT By Forest Tardibuono There are several types of loans you can use to purchase or refinance. This applies whether you are buying a home to live in, a home to rent out, or a commercial building. They include the standard 30 year fixed rate mortgage, the government FHA/VA loans, a commercial property SBA…

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Sun Pacific Investor Quarterly

Apr 27, 2011 (0) comment , , , , , , , ,

So much change has been wrought in the lending industry since what has been deemed the “mortgage debacle”.  With the dust somewhat settling on the new lending landscape it’s time to inform Investors, Brokers  & Borrowers of some of the regulatory changes impacting Hard Money.  These changes impact each & every one of you. I’ll…

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YOU CAN SELL THAT HOUSE

Jan 05, 2011 (0) comment , , , ,

Homes that are staged sell at a higher price and faster.  Like a car most people want a good looking car, not a car with dents and paint missing or garbage in the back seat!  There are many shows on TV (especially HGTV) on staging to sell.  Here is a partial list of the benefits…

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IS THE MARKET TOO SCARY TO BUY? (By the way – NO!)

Dec 31, 2010 (0) comment , , , , , , , , , , ,

Wow, we are being hit by all sides these days.  The money market is in disarray, lay-offs are high, California hasn’t passed a budget.  Can it get any worse than this?  Why would anyone buy?  It is being blared across the air waves that it’s as bad as the 1920s.  So, can/should you buy?  Did…

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The Wave Is Coming

Dec 27, 2010 (0) comment , , , , ,

We keep hearing reports that the foreclosure wave is coming. It’s on the news and in the paper. Maybe it is, maybe it isn’t. We have not seen much evidence of it in Sonoma County. Here’s what we know so far… Fannie Mae has been holding back flooding the market with foreclosures so prices stabilize.…

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Oh, there’s no place like home for the Holidays

Dec 17, 2010 (0) comment , , , , , , , , , , ,

‘Cause no matter how far away you roam, If you want to be Happy in a million ways, For the Holidays you can’t beat Home Sweet Home. Ain’t it the truth! As a mortgage and real estate guy, I’m probably a bit more biased towards that viewpoint than most but who will argue the point.…

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