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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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Article: The search for a better loan

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Clay Sparkman This article, The Search for a Better Loan, published in Scotsman Guide, should be useful to most Brokers trying to juggle the needs and interests of investment property borrowers. Scotsman Guide is an excellent resource available online, with good articles and excellent information regarding different types of commercial money sources and particulars regarding […]

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Visualizing the industry

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Clay Sparkman With regard to forward thinking (that is, how is the industry changing?): I thought you might appreciate this article, Private Lending Sector Making Big Noise for Real Estate Investors, by Ben Stoodley: Here Certainly he is correct with regard to his interpretation of current trends, and one must wonder how far this might […]

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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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Minding the gap

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Clay Sparkman This article was originally posted at this site in May of 2013 at this site. Since then, we have seen the number of construction and fix/flip loans that we do increase significantly. This seems to be a sweet spot for the private money market. That is, we are able to fill what would […]

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2014: Bring on the quick flip

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

This article was originally posted on this site, on 1/23/13, as “2013: The year of the quick flip.” Did 2013 turn out to be the year of the quick flip? We certainly did our share of quick flip loans. However, I think that we failed to anticipate one thing: bulk buyers. Several very large bulk […]

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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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Minding the gap

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Clay Sparkman It is our opinion and the opinion of many others that banks, though they’ve bounced back in certain areas, have not picked up the slack when it comes to funding rehab, construction, and development loans. I have been on about this before, so I won’t go into great detail here. I think that […]

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