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The sweet spot

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Clay Sparkman We are always looking for the sweet spot these days in the real estate market.  And by sweet spot, I mean that realm of  investments that are on balance less risky and more likely to turn a profit in what is otherwise a jaded real estate market. I have gone on a bit […]

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When life gives you lemons …

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

Clay Sparkman I have always believed—and history seems to bear this out—that when the status quo becomes problematic, new opportunities present themselves.   Certainly the real estate economy of the past three years has proved problematic, and so as private money investors we are called upon to seek out those borrowers/investors who have encountered and successfully […]

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A brief unofficial analysis of the private money market for investors

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Clay Sparkman The national economy is in a state of confusion and the local economy is in a state of confusion. So what does this mean for the market for investing in trust deed based loans? Well of course nobody really knows–and this is just my take on it–but here goes:  First of all, let’s […]

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Rehab and construction loan FAQ

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Clay Sparkman One of the most promising areas at the moment for real estate investors, 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) to […]

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