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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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Three potentially useful indicators of the likely movement of value

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Clay Sparkman Any good real estate investor should be attempting  to assess whether property values are rising, falling,  or holding in the area of his/her latest potential investment. After all, the core question when buying investment property (particularly short-term) is, “what is value likely to do in the next year or so?” If you sense […]

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Guest Post: Private Lending—Turning Trash Into Treasure

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Clay Sparkman I came across this blog post by Jeffrey Tesch recently. It was originally posted at cpexecutive.com on October 19, 2015. After working to articulate the various practical issues of private money for many years, I felt that it would be nice to offer a fresh voice/perspective on the matter. I contacted a representative […]

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Prognostication regardiing the real estate marketplace

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Clay Sparkman Okay, it has been a good nine months since I last posted. Let’s just say it’s a long story. At any rate, I’m back–so expect regular postings going forward. It looks like HML Investments predicts that this is a good time to consider hard money. HML Investments Releases Latest Prognostication Regarding the Real […]

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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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Some private money blogs which look pretty good to me

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Clay Sparkman If you read this blog regularly, you will know that I am pretty much constantly scanning the internet for resources and materials that might be of value to my readers. Recently I came across several private money blogs that look to be quite good. I’d like to share those with you. The first […]

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What the media is saying about private money markets

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

S. Clay Sparkman I spend plenty of time cruising the web for interesting articles that are relevant to the current state of hard money lending, brokering, and borrowing. I don’t always agree with everything I find, but it is useful to evaluate varying points of view, and I certainly wouldn’t pass along any article that […]

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On the art of handcrafting loans

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Clay Sparkman As I pointed out in a previous mailing, 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 problems solving. I have put many transactions together […]

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Announcing: iPad 2 Bonus to Brokers Closing Loans with Fairfield

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Clay Sparkman We at Fairfield Financial Services (FFS) are pleased to announce our free iPad bonus promotional program AND that we now have sources available to lend with no maximum on commercial loans in all 14 of the states that we service. Starting Wednesday, September 27th, we are offering a free promotional iPad 2 to any […]

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