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Private money loans – a broad perspective

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Clay Sparkman I came across this article, Private Lending Presents Opportunities for Investors by Jeff Brown, in US News. It gives a very broad perspective on private money lending. For example, it includes references crowd-sourcing and unsecured loans. I thought it might be worth sharing with you all, as you contemplate your options for non-bank […]

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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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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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Getting high quality loan submissions that fit your programs via Lendicom

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Clay Sparkman If you are a broker or borrower of real estate secured commercial money, Lendicom may be of particular interest to you. This site is geared toward commercial lending, and allows borrowers and brokers to sign up and submit specific loan proposals to lenders who have also signed up online. Presently we have a database […]

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No yesterday might mean Yes today

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Clay Sparkman Private lending is a constantly changing business. The factors that drive the types of loans that we can do are as varied as the structure of the deals themselves. That’s why, despite the fact that we may have turned something down in the past, it never hurts to ask again. We are based […]

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Creative Funding

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Clay Sparkman As you all know, sometimes we have to be creative to get loans done in this market. One of the most critical aspects of any loan is the Loan to Value ratio, and there are often options for reducing the LTV to make the deal more attractive. For purchases, the seller carry back […]

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Make your borrower's projects and submissions More robust

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Clay Sparkman In the current climate, it’s getting harder than ever to impress potential lenders with your client’s loan scenarios. It may be that times have changed permanently and that it will be years before lenders return to their pre-2007 comfort level. Until then I thought I would make some suggestions to help you to […]

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