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Things to Look for in a Private Money Lender

Choosing the right private money lender for your house flipping loans is about more than just the numbers. Of course, the numbers are important, and the terms of your loan should be a top consideration. But don’t make the mistake

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ZINC Offering Rates as Low as 7.49% on Buy & Hold Programs

With our newly redesigned Buy & Hold loan program, ZINC Financial is now offering loans at rates as low as 7.49%. Our loans allow savvy investors to take advantage of this ideal climate for buy and hold real estate investment.

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Posted in Buy & Hold Loans, Company News, Rental Real Estate Financing, Rental Real Estate Investing

Understanding the Difference between Hard Money and Private Money

Many first-time borrowers struggle to understand the difference between private money and hard money. There are in fact a number of similarities between private money and hard money loans, and both can be used to fund your real estate investments.

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What Do Investors and Jeremy Renner Have in Common?

The house flipping market is so hot these days that even celebrities are getting involved. Jeremy Renner, the star of such films as the Bourne Legacy and Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol recently sold a home that he had flipped with

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When it Comes to These Fix & Flip Fixes, Do Not DIY

For a lot of fix & flip professionals, the fun part of the job is the renovations. The chance to take a rundown house and make it into an inviting home can be a wonderful test of creativity, determination, and

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October Featured Investor Profile

Tyler began House to Home Properties, LLC, a division of House to Home Investments Inc., in 2012, just one year after graduating from California State University, Fresno with his bachelors of science in Construction Management. Tyler is a natural born

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Fresno Real Estate Inside Report

With the housing market improving so rapidly in markets like San Francisco and Los Angeles, investors looking for new properties within California are sometimes having a hard time competing in the over-crowded house flipping market. If you’re looking for a

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Introducing New ZINC Team Members

At ZINC, we’re proud to welcome two new additions to our team of financial experts. Amber Castro has joined us as the new Vice President of Business Development, and Karin Blackburn has come on as our Senior Underwriter. Both Amber

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House Flipping Tips from the Pros

One of the best ways to learn the business of house flipping is to hear the stories and insights of other real estate investors. On A&E’s website for the show, Flip This House, they’ve shared some great wisdom from experienced

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Sacramento an Unexpected Real Estate Hot Spot

When you think of hot housing markets in California, most people think of Los Angeles and San Francisco. But California actually has several hot markets at the moment, including one that may surprise you: Sacramento. According to information compiled by

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Choosing Your Private Money Lender

Choosing the right private money lender can have a major impact upon the success of your investments. A reputable lender can provide better terms, better advice, and faster service, all of which can make the difference between securing an ideal

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3 Things to Consider Before Flipping a Home

The current housing market presents a number of ideal opportunities for house flippers. Whether you’re an experienced rehabber or completely new to the game, the current market offers great chances for you to make excellent ROI with house flipping. Conditions

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House Flipping Tips Investors Should Follow in 2013

The Southern California housing market is currently a unique landscape of numerous foreclosed and rundown homes that are being snatched up quickly by property investors and young families looking for affordable choices. The current dearth of homes on the market

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Is Property Investing Worth Your Time and Hard Earned Money?

New investors worry that the housing market is still too unstable and that there are too many risks involved in investing in property. Experienced investors, on the other hand, recognize that the current housing market climate is actually ideal for

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Determining the Home Market Value of Your Investment Property

A home’s market value is the price that you can expect to sell a particular home for in the current market conditions. Home values are currently down significantly from their high points in 2006 and 2007, but most housing markets

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