Fairfield Financial Services, Inc. - Private Money Loans, Lending & Borrowing

Structuring loans

Sample loan

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Clay Sparkman Here is an example of a loan that we recently placed. We like to give samples from time to time.  Not only does this give borrowers and brokers a better idea of the kinds of things that we do, but it also gives them a nice working format for presenting new loans. Kristopher […]

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Home flipping

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Clay Sparkman As you know, our sweet spot is for loans to real estate investors. In particular, we do a lot of fix and flip, fix and hold, REO, short sale , and new construction. I feel that this recent Washington Post article, by Justin Pierce, “The four things you need to know to flip […]

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Our sweet spot: Rehab and Constrcution loans

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Clay Sparkman One of the most promising areas at the moment for real estate investors and brokers, by all indications, is new construction, REO, short sale, rehab, and quick flip 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 […]

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Flexibility and creativity: the beauty of private money loans

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Clay Sparkman This post was first published on this site on July 6th. 2010. Our private money lending programs tend to be fairly rigid with regard to LTV requirements but quite forgiving with regard to other issues.   One of the nice things about private money is that it allows for creative problem solving.   I have […]

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Fairfield Financial – rehab and construction loans

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Clay Sparkman As a follow up to my recent posting (Fairfield Financial – getting to know us), I am posting a similar resource, but one that is dedicated solely to rehab and construction loans. Since this is our sweet spot, I thought it would be appropriate to share this as well. We work with many […]

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Fairfield Financial – getting to know us

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Clay Sparkman I am often asked to give potential brokers or borrowers a run-down on Fairfield Financial. What kinds of loans do we do? What is our process? What is our tme-line? what are our terms? That kind of thing. Verbally it takes a good hour to cover all the basics, so we at Fairfield […]

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The big stretch – repost

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Clay Sparkman This article was originally posted at this site in August of 2010. I feel that these essential points are so important for those seeking creative ways to get deals done that I felt I should post it again (I have made some modifications to the original article so as to bring the facts […]

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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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Loans we are placing – example

Monday, April 8th, 2013

S. Clay Sparkman Every now and then I like to present one of the loans that we have placed or are in the process of placing, so that blog readers can see (a) the types of loans that we are placing, and (b) how we feel that loans should be presented. Keep in mind that […]

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Private Money – The Rules of Physics May Not Apply

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

This article was published in The Scotsman Guide as “2 Private-Money Myths: Debunked” back around the time when the sub-prime market was just beginning to collapse.  I thought it might be of interest to some of you on this blog, and so I’m posting a slightly different version here. — Clay Sparkman I would like […]

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