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Archive for June, 2010

Top ten clues that you should probably re-consider using a particular private money lender

Tuesday, June 29th, 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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Twenty-five questions you must ask

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

Clay Sparkman
I originally published this article in September of 2009 on my other blog—The Private Money Investor.  One of the greatest challenges for private money brokers and borrowers is to understand the thinking process of the private money investor.  Once you are able to get into the mind of the investor, it becomes much easier [...]

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Rehab and construction loan FAQ

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Clay Sparkman
One of the most promising areas at the moment for real estate investors and brokers, by all indications, is REO, rehab, and quick flip of properties.  The opportunity to buy distressed properties at a low price point is evident in many markets.  And yet it is difficult for most end-buyers (with a non-profit initiative) [...]

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The private money broker blog

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Clay Sparkman
You are receiving this e-mail because you previously subscribed to our Private Money Newsletter for brokers and borrowers.  We recently made the decision to convert this newsletter to a blog format.  In doing so, it is our hope to: (a) reach more interested parties, (b) provide a community forum for discussion of issues related [...]

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