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Why a Weakening Housing Market Could Be Good News for Fix and Flip Investors

Business Development, Upcoming Trends & Changes

A recent BiggerPockets’ blog post carried the headline “Why I’ll Never Fix and Flip Houses Again.” The writer lamented about the HGTV factor:...

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What Seismic Retrofit Requirements Mean for Lenders and Investors

Business Development, Upcoming Trends & Changes

As seismic retrofit programs on the West Coast begin a new phase of migrating from voluntary programs to mandatory programs, lenders, investors, and...

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Charles Towle: Industry Spotlight

Industry Spotlight

Q: How did you first get into this business? A: Interestingly enough, at an ashram in India. I was taking a break from a financial...

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Anthony’s Rules for Successs

Leadership

“I would have written a shorter letter if I had more time.” Abraham Lincoln (yes, he really said this.) “Perfection is not attainable,...

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Cities to Watch: Seattle

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Seattle is often regarded by travelers as one of the most beautiful American cities for its modern and historical architecture, lush green forests...

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Three Business Lessons Learned in 12 Days Off the Grid

Business Development

In June 2016, I was lucky enough to accompany my 15-year-old son and his troop on a rite of passage with the Boy...

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Lend to an IRA…with your IRA

Business Development, Upcoming Trends & Changes

A solid private lending strategy can persevere through any market. The United States economy has been chugging along and the stock market has...

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Noble Capital: A Texas-Based Story of Survival

Cover Story

Since 2002, Noble Capital has provided funding for residential real estate rehab and new construction projects across the state of Texas. The company’s investment...

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The Future of Lending is Through Automation and AI

Automation in Today’s Evolving Society, Business Development, Essential Tools & Technologies, Technology, Upcoming Trends & Changes

When mortgage professionals gather for an industry conference it’s usually not long before someone jokes (or moans) about how slow the industry moves...

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Will Consumers Seek Mortgage Alternatives as Interest Rates Rise?

Business Development, Upcoming Trends & Changes

Earlier this year, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 25 basis points, bringing their benchmark rate to 1.75%-2.00%. It was the second...