Posted in October 2011

Healthy Lending in a Sick Economy

The Great Recession has brought upon us the Great Credit Contraction.  That means that commercial real estate lenders have become more cautious. The high loan to values (LTV’s) have been replaced by higher investment capital from borrowers.  Lower credit scores have been replaced by higher minimums.  Raw land and Construction loans have vanished.  Stated Income … Continue reading

Real Estate Tools on the Internet

Maybe you’re looking to buy an investment property outside of your area.  The property looks great in the pictures, the net operating income and the CAP rates are excellent, but how do you know the area in which the property is located suits your criteria?  Before you spend money on an airline ticket there is … Continue reading