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The top ten red flags that you may not want to lend to a particular fix and flip borrower

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Clay Sparkman
There are some good things happening out there, but these last (nearly) four years now have been tough. There are plenty of negative signs in the economy as a whole, but I am actually somewhat bullish at this point about real estate markets in general and private money investing in particular. Still, these are [...]

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Top ten loan offerings that you may choose not to review

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Clay Sparkman
We haven’t done one of these for awhile.  There is plenty to be serious about with regard to the economy, the real estate markets, and in particular, the market for trust deeds and private money loans.   There is plenty of uncertainty in these markets.  And yet, there are also some good things happening and [...]

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Top ten clues that you should probably withdraw your loan request from a particular private money lender

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Clay Sparkman
I remember when I first came into this business 15 years ago, the general attitude toward private money–and private money lenders and brokers–was quite negative.  And to a certain extent, the reputation was not completely unearned.  It was an industry that seemed to harbor a small handful of crooks and a great many more [...]

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Top ten clues that you should probably pass on a particular loan offering

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Clay Sparkman
I thought it would be nice to publish something just for fun today.  I rather enjoy doing these TOP TEN lists, but I try to avoid doing them very often for fear that it will look like this blog is purely for my own self-amusement.  And of course to a certain extent this is [...]

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Top ten ways you know it might be time to consider private money

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Clay Sparkman

I thought it would be nice to publish something just for fun today.  I originally wrote and published this TOP TEN list on our web site man years ago.  I think it is still relevant after all this time.
Again, keep in mind, this is done purely for the sake of laughter, so take it [...]

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