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A private money loan prospectus – Hood Canal, Washington

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Clay Sparkman (In October of 2011, I posted this item on my Private Money Investor blog. I thought it might be useful to brokers as well—the idea being so that you may (a) see how we present loans to our internal working investors, (b) gain perspective on our entire private money loan process, from start […]

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Resources – show me the good stuff!

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Clay Sparkman I have long searched for resources that might be useful to those who wish to learn more about private money and hard money loans, and in the process I have become increasingly convinced that our particular niche field is somewhat of an intellectual/informational wasteland.  Every time I stumble upon an article or site […]

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The private money lending business: likes and gripes (part III)

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Clay Sparkman I finished Part II with a brief mention of something I quite like about the trust deed system: that is, the option (generally available) to foreclose judicially. Before moving on, I’d like to offer you a crude little decision tree which shows how investors might go about making the decision whether to foreclose […]

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The private money lending business: likes and gripes (part II)

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Clay Sparkman In Part I, I began a discussion of my gripes and likes regarding the private money lending business and various industry related matters, items, and issues.  I allowed myself to amble a bit far afield and concluded by mentioning a book about the legal profession which I personally found to be informing and […]

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The private money lending business: likes and gripes (part I)

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Clay Sparkman Awhile back I published a 3-part post on my Private Money Investor blog regarding my personal likes and gripes as a purveyor in of private money.  This has been my sole job for the past 20 years.  Who wouldn’t want to go rant and rave publicly about their job?  I guess I could […]

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Calling all rehabbers, short sale buyers and quick flip artists

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Kris Gillmore and Clay Sparkman Over the past three 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, I have always […]

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A view from the other side

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Clay Sparkman Over a year ago, well before I started pecking away at this blog, I began blogging about private money and private money issues from the investor perspective.  Naturally this blog is called The Private  Money Investor. It deals with all aspects of investing in private money loans and hard money loans secured by […]

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