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Where do we go from here?

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

S. Clay Sparkman What the…what just happened? Was that 2020 that just ran over our nation like a buss out of control, knocking down everything in its path? Uh, yes. Today is January 22nd, 2020! We have a new POTUS and VPOTUS in The White House. We have a new congress ruled by a razor […]

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Greatest Promo Offer by Fairfield – Private Money Loans

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Clay Sparkman We at Fairfield would like to run a special loan program to give this holiday season (and the sluggish period typically coming out of it) a kick in the butt. Hey, we can celebrate with our families and friends, and still get a few things setup and ready to go in 2018, right? […]

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House flipping wisdom worth noting

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Clay Sparkman I try to keep an eye out for good information on the status of property flipping. Here are a few things that I have come across recently. With regard to the best cities for home flipping (as of May): The 25 Best Cities for Flipping a House Taylor Tepper at Money May 25, […]

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how 2-4 unit properies might be utilized (and financed)

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Clay Sparkman Here, in The Scotsman Guide, is an article with an interesting take on regulations for financing of 2-4 unit properties and how private money might be utilized in a supporting role. I thought it might interest most Brokers and RI Borrowers. (By the way, if you are not familiar with it, The Scotsman […]

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Rental property financing in 2015 and beyond

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Clay Sparkman In this year of 2015, it seems that finding funds for rental property purchase and holding can be a bit challenging–perhaps more so than in past years. This recent article by Corey Dutton discusses the issue, and suggests that hard money may be a good route to go in certain cases. I happen […]

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Announcement: Launch of exciting new commercial program

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Clay Sparkman I am pleased and excited today to launch one of the most comprehensive and competitive commercial programs that we have ever been in a position to offer. The basic parameters of this program are as follows: The program covers multifamily, mobile home parks, industrial, office, retail, developed land, raw land, and construction Coverage […]

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Flexibility and creativity: the beauty of private money loans

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Clay Sparkman This post was originally published on this site on July 6th. 2010. I feel that the information within is so important to a full understanding of private money flexibility and creativity, that I modified the document, bringing it up to date, and am publishing it here now once again. Our private money lending […]

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Loan sits on desk: how the heck do I place it?

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Clay Sparkman If you are having trouble finding the ever elusive lenders that you need for your particular client transactions and projects, a web based tool known as Lendicom.com may be of interest to you.  The site is geared toward commercial lending (including construction, project, and development loans), and allows borrowers and brokers to sign […]

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2013: Think construction loans

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Clay Sparkman I rather enjoyed the following article in the www.thefiscaltimes.com (quite an impressive publication at first blush), and thought it would be a good one to share. “Ten Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2013” http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2012/12/06/10-Real-Estate-Trends-to-Watch-in-2013.aspx#page1 The article begins by noting that “national home prices have been on the uptick for eight straight months,” […]

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2013 – The year of the quick flip

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Kris Gillmore and Clay Sparkman Over the past five years we’ve all watched real estate prices come crashing down, in many cases forcing lenders to foreclose and take back the property. Although this is a sad misfortune for some, it is a tremendous opportunity for others. With regard to quick-flip investment property, we have always been of […]

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