Loan Ranger Capital https://loanrangercapital.com Hard money loans in Texas Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:17:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 https://loanrangercapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/cropped-logo-32x32.png Loan Ranger Capital https://loanrangercapital.com 32 32 Junk Fees (and duplicate fees) To Watch Out For https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/12/10/junk-fees-and-duplicate-fees-to-watch-out-for/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/12/10/junk-fees-and-duplicate-fees-to-watch-out-for/#respond Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:51:44 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1609 Welcome to part two of our series! Today we’re going to dive into junk fees – hard money fees that aren’t necessary to funding your loan but that you’ll often come across. We’ll explain which junk fees are essentially duplicates and which fees go to whom. Last week we talked about a few common hard money fees you can expect ... Read more

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Common Hard Money Fees https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/12/03/common-hard-money-fees/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/12/03/common-hard-money-fees/#respond Mon, 03 Dec 2018 18:32:58 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1597 Want to know which hard money fees are common, and which aren’t so common? You’ve come to the right place. We’re going to look at the hard money fees you can expect to see when you take out a loan, as well as some that might surprise you. If you use hard money loans or are thinking about using a ... Read more

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Home Flipping Resources https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/11/19/home-flipping-resources/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/11/19/home-flipping-resources/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:21:20 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1530 Thinking about getting started in the home flipping business but need a little more info? We get that. When deciding upon a new business endeavor you should always go in with a decent understanding of what you’re getting yourself into. If you’re like us, you probably do most of your research online these days. And why wouldn’t you? There’s so ... Read more

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Recently Funded Hard Money Loan — San Antonio Edition https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/11/05/recently-funded-hard-money-loan-san-antonio-edition/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/11/05/recently-funded-hard-money-loan-san-antonio-edition/#respond Mon, 05 Nov 2018 19:30:51 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1524 Howdy! It’s time for another recently funded hard money loan project. This one is in San Antonio and it funded in just 3 DAYS. One of the major benefits of a hard money loan is the speed. Traditional funding can take weeks to close — with hard money, especially here at Loan Ranger Capital, we’re able to fund you fast! ... Read more

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What’s new Austin Texas? https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/10/22/whats-new-austin-texas/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/10/22/whats-new-austin-texas/#respond Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:53:22 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1518 Oh, Austin — it seems like there’s always something new happening in the Capital city, and that’s probably because there is! Not only is Austin home to some kind of festival or event just about every week (ACL and Formula 1 just ended, the Austin Film Festival and Texas Book Festival are right around the corner, and before we know ... Read more

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What is builder’s insurance? https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/10/15/what-is-builders-insurance/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/10/15/what-is-builders-insurance/#respond Mon, 15 Oct 2018 22:40:13 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1512 Wondering what builder’s insurance is and why you need it? Look no further! So, you’ve applied for a hard money loan for your fix-and-flip or new build and been approved. You’re ready to get started on your project, but you know you need insurance coverage. But what kind of insurance do you need and what does it need to cover? ... Read more

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Another Hard Money Loan In Action! https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/10/09/another-hard-money-loan-in-action/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/10/09/another-hard-money-loan-in-action/#respond Tue, 09 Oct 2018 14:27:26 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1501 Fall is finally here, but that doesn’t mean our hard money loans are slowing down. The weather may be cooling down (kind of) but our funded deals have been as hot as can be! If you’re a flipper or builder and you’re wondering if a hard money loan is right for you, we can help! We fund all over the ... Read more

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Should you use a real estate agent to sell your house? https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/10/01/real-estate-agent/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/10/01/real-estate-agent/#respond Mon, 01 Oct 2018 14:29:44 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1495 If you’re close to being finished with your flipper property or new build and are gearing up to sell (and close your hard money loan!) you may be wondering: should I use a real estate agent? It’s a common question and one you’re smart to take into consideration. If you’re new to the world of flip and fix or new ... Read more

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Ask A Hard Money Lender Part 2 https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/09/24/ask-a-hard-money-lender-part-2/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/09/24/ask-a-hard-money-lender-part-2/#respond Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:34:04 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1472 Welcome to the final part of our series on “Ask a Hard Money Lender”! If you missed part 1, click here to check it out. In this article, we’ll talk about five more important questions you should ask a hard money lender before you decide whether they’re right for your flipper or new construction business. We’ll also share our own ... Read more

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Ask A Hard Money Lender – Part 1 https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/09/17/ask-a-hard-money-lender-part-1/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/09/17/ask-a-hard-money-lender-part-1/#respond Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:03:34 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1465 New to the world of hard money and not really sure what questions you should ask of a prospective lender? Hard money differs in many ways from traditional funding, so it’s important to get as much information as possible before choosing which lender is right for you. It can be time-consuming to do research and hard to know which questions ... Read more

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Metro Stats Explained https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/09/10/metro-stats-explained/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/09/10/metro-stats-explained/#respond Mon, 10 Sep 2018 16:06:07 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1457 If you’ve ever wondered what the phrase metro stats really means, look no further! We’re going to take a quick look at what metro stats mean, as well as the average statistics in each major Texas metro area. We’ll look at the population, average age, average household income, poverty percentage, how many employees each metro has, as well as the average ... Read more

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Here’s a Hard Money Loan at Work! https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/09/04/heres-a-hard-money-loan-at-work/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/09/04/heres-a-hard-money-loan-at-work/#respond Tue, 04 Sep 2018 21:26:24 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1451 Want to know what a hard money loan can do for you? No matter if you’re interested in building a home from the ground up, or buying an older house and rehabbing it, a hard money loan can help. In fact, take a look at one of our recently funded projects! Looking for a local lender? Someone who has first-hand knowledge ... Read more

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Meet the Loan Ranger Capital Team! https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/08/27/meet-the-loan-ranger-capital-team/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/08/27/meet-the-loan-ranger-capital-team/#respond Mon, 27 Aug 2018 15:17:27 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1422 Howdy from the Loan Ranger Capital team! It’s been a busy (and hot!) summer here at Loan Ranger Capital. We’ve moved offices, we’ve taken on a new team member, and we’re funding more projects every day! We’re now located on East 6th Street — a little closer to the action. Not to mention we’re closer to a few great coffee shops ... Read more

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Benefits of a Quick Loan Process https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/08/20/benefits-of-a-quick-loan-process/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/08/20/benefits-of-a-quick-loan-process/#respond Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:19:05 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1424 Wondering if a quick loan process will beneficial for your real estate venture? You’ve probably heard the refrain “time is money” a dozen times. Never has that saying been more applicable than it is in the real estate business. Here are the top 3 benefits to a quick loan process: Benefit 1: Property Discount In real estate, the quicker you ... Read more

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Protect Yourself Against Wire Fraud https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/08/13/protect-yourself-against-wire-fraud/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/08/13/protect-yourself-against-wire-fraud/#respond Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:15:35 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1408 Technology has given us many great things. But technology, like any other progressive advances, is not without its flaws. There will always be someone who tries to find weak spots and take advantage of others. One of the best technological advances when it comes to money is the ability to seamlessly and immediately send it between parties. Whether it’s paying ... Read more

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Mechanic’s Lien Explained! https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/08/06/mechanics-lien-explained/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/08/06/mechanics-lien-explained/#respond Mon, 06 Aug 2018 15:15:24 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1405 Wondering what a mechanic’s lien is and what it means to you as a new home builder or house flipper? Then you’ve come to the right place! We’ll explain what a mechanic’s lien is and how it has the potential to affect your new project. First off, let’s explain what a lien is. Simply put, it’s a claim to a ... Read more

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Real Estate Resources for Flippers and Builders https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/07/30/real-estate-resources/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/07/30/real-estate-resources/#respond Mon, 30 Jul 2018 15:00:48 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1398 New to the real estate game? Whether you’re a flipper or a builder looking for a little guidance we’ve got you covered! While it’s always a great idea to talk to veteran home flippers and builders to get some solid advice on do’s and don’ts from the pros, you might find yourself facing unanswered questions with no experts around to ... Read more

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Flipper Mistakes To Avoid https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/07/23/flipper-mistakes-to-avoid/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/07/23/flipper-mistakes-to-avoid/#respond Mon, 23 Jul 2018 15:10:12 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1394 Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve heard of the term “flipper”. There’s a lot of excitement around the idea of being a home flipper these days. In fact, you’ve likely heard people talk about buying a fixer-upper house, with the intent of selling it for profit once the rehab is complete. Maybe you’ve even shared in that dream! ... Read more

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Title Insurance Basics Explained https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/07/16/title-insurance-basics-explained/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/07/16/title-insurance-basics-explained/#respond Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:25:05 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1365 So, you understand what a hard money loan is, and you’ve got your basic lending terms down. You understand the difference between points and rates and why each of them is important. You’re this far into the loan process, but something new has come up. Title insurance. But what does that even mean? What does it do for you and ... Read more

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Understanding Points and Rates https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/07/09/understanding-points-and-rates/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/07/09/understanding-points-and-rates/#respond Mon, 09 Jul 2018 15:45:20 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1358 When it comes to taking out a loan, it’s important to know just want you’re getting, for how long, and how much it’s going to cost you. To understand how much your loan is going to cost you over time, you need to understand points and rates; what they are and how much money they’ll each cost you. Both are ... Read more

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Lending Terms Explained https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/07/02/lending-terms-explained/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/07/02/lending-terms-explained/#respond Mon, 02 Jul 2018 15:00:26 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1353 Here’s a quick rundown of the most common lending terms you’ll come across if you’re new to the world of private lending. We’re here to make the lending process go as smoothly as possible. If you’re you’re thinking about working with us, or if you already do work with us, you may run into several of these terms so we ... Read more

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Hard Money Loan Basics – Are They Right For You? https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/06/25/hard-money-loan-explained/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/06/25/hard-money-loan-explained/#respond Mon, 25 Jun 2018 20:32:06 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1339 If you’re new to the world of home building or flipping, you might have heard the term hard money loan tossed around a bit. But what does that really mean? And how does it differ from a traditional loan? If you’re interested in understanding what a hard money loan is and how it could help you when it comes to purchasing ... Read more

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The Value of a Good Hard Money Lender https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/05/21/the-value-of-a-good-hard-money-lender/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/05/21/the-value-of-a-good-hard-money-lender/#respond Mon, 21 May 2018 21:32:37 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1292 How do you value your hard money lender? Hard money lenders range from large corporate firms down to small one-man shops, and everything in between. How then, do you know when you’ve found a truly great hard money partner? The main difference is having someone on your team that is looking for you to succeed.      Let’s be frank, anyone ... Read more

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Austin’s Density Debate: Up or Out? https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/04/18/austins-density-debate/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/04/18/austins-density-debate/#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:49:30 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1237      The debate in Austin these days revolves around density: should we go up or out? Naturally, there are debates on both sides, with pros and cons associated with each. Some folks would like to live close to downtown or where they work, while others don’t mind commuting for additional space. We will dive into each side in more ... Read more

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Accessory Dwelling Unit “Condo Regimes” on Austin’s East Side https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/03/22/accessory-dwelling-unit-condo-austin/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/03/22/accessory-dwelling-unit-condo-austin/#comments Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:58:44 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1232 Here at Loan Ranger Capital, we call the East Side home. It’s the market we know best, and it’s where we spend the majority of our days. It also has a zoning capability that not many other sections of Austin have: the ability to split a lot into condo units.      The accessory dwelling unit (ADU) condo regime works like ... Read more

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Housing Demand and Rising Interest Rates https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/02/16/housing-demand-rising-interest-rates-2/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/02/16/housing-demand-rising-interest-rates-2/#respond Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:03:16 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1225 The latest topic of conversation coming out of the talking heads on TV revolves around inflation and possible rising interest rates from the Fed. Should those of us involved in hard money lending be concerned? We argue no, as the supply of homes available remains low and demand to buy high.      Normally, with rates rising, people grow concerned about ... Read more

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How Long Can the Bull Market Last Before a Downturn? https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/01/19/long-can-bull-market-last/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2018/01/19/long-can-bull-market-last/#respond Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:49:46 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1217 Ten years into the largest bull market run in history, the question of, “when is the downturn starting?” is on a lot of people’s minds. It’s a fair question to ask, as the economic outlook across the county looks fairly strong. This is in regard to the economy as a whole, not individual sectors. The debate here at Loan Ranger ... Read more

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Thanksgiving at Loan Ranger Capital https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/12/18/thanksgiving-at-loan-ranger-capital/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/12/18/thanksgiving-at-loan-ranger-capital/#respond Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:18:14 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=1200 At Loan Ranger Capital we’ve had a successful 2017. While we’ve been very fortunate, we realize that not everyone shares the same circumstances. Two days before Thanksgiving, we decided to hand out premade Thanksgiving dinners to our immediate community using profits from the management company. When all was said and done, our team handed out 50 Thanksgiving dinners. Which conservatively ... Read more

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Austin’s Case for the Amazon HQ2 https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/10/16/austins-case-for-amazon/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/10/16/austins-case-for-amazon/#respond Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:28:53 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=307 A recent Moody’s article has ranked Austin #1 for the second Amazon headquarters the company announced a few months ago. The article discusses Austin’s well-known hub of tech companies. Companies such as Dell are headquartered here already. Also, other companies such as Samsung, Apple, and IBM have the largest presence of their own companies outside of their headquarters. High numbers ... Read more

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New Home Sales and Flips in Texas https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/08/29/new-home-sales-and-flips-in-texas/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/08/29/new-home-sales-and-flips-in-texas/#respond Tue, 29 Aug 2017 06:28:13 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=305 Across the state of Texas, demand for homes is remaining strong. Supply continues to be strained as homes are snapped up shortly after going on market. While this naturally points to a sustained increase in new home prices (which is a trend we’ve seen in the past decade), we are also seeing this start to affect “fix and flip” properties. ... Read more

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Technology Marches On https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/07/19/technology-marches-on/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/07/19/technology-marches-on/#respond Wed, 19 Jul 2017 06:27:39 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=303 We live in an era of ever increasing technological advances. Almost daily there seems to be a new report about the next big device that will come in and shake up how we live our daily lives. While we do see sizable leaps that change how we live (Apple’s iPhone for instance), most of the technology we experience every day ... Read more

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Cycles in Real Estate https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/06/16/cycles-in-real-estate/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/06/16/cycles-in-real-estate/#respond Fri, 16 Jun 2017 06:27:06 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=301 The cycle between boom and bust in the real estate market is something most people have heard about at least once when discussing this topic. It’s no secret that real estate can be a volatile place to work, with the Great Recession’s shadow still looming even after this relatively steady recovery. In the same way that the overall real estate ... Read more

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Metro Development and City Population Trends https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/05/29/metro-development-and-city-population-trends/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/05/29/metro-development-and-city-population-trends/#respond Mon, 29 May 2017 06:26:29 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=299 Hard money lending requires firms to have an excellent gauge on the local market. Because real estate market trends generally take place with a certain amount of lag time, lenders have a chance to adjust their practices with proper understanding of the space they live and work in to continue providing safe and effective financing. An often overlooked section of ... Read more

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Urban Development in Austin https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/04/20/urban-development-in-austin/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/04/20/urban-development-in-austin/#respond Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:25:34 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=297 One of the big stories circulating around Austin these days (I feel like they’re constantly changing!) is the urban development plan currently under construction in City Hall. Named CodeNEXT, it seeks to completely rewrite the way Austin is zoned to account for the massive population growth we have already experienced, and are expecting to see in the future. While City ... Read more

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Central Texas Development https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/03/30/central-texas-development/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/03/30/central-texas-development/#respond Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:24:50 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=295 It’s no secret Central Texas is attracting large numbers of new residents, both people and companies. But what does the movement of people and capital here mean for us in Central Texas? In short, good news! The first step in Central Texas’ (specifically Austin) plan to grow its population was to create a business-friendly environment. This was accomplished with tax ... Read more

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Austin-San Antonio Listing Services https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/02/24/austin-san-antonio-listing-services/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/02/24/austin-san-antonio-listing-services/#respond Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:24:11 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=292 We’ve just learned that talks are underway for the listing services in both Austin and San Antonio to merge into one large system. This would be welcome news for anyone involved in real estate in these areas, as it cuts down on the number of websites needed to conduct research. Listing services are an essential tool real estate agents and ... Read more

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Title Insurance Risks https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/01/30/title-insurance-risks/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2017/01/30/title-insurance-risks/#respond Mon, 30 Jan 2017 07:22:17 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=290 A large portion of our days at Loan Ranger Capital are spent with our borrowers, title companies, and the interactions that all parties to a real estate deal experience. Whenever Loan Ranger sets out to fund a possible deal, we always speak with folks at the title company our borrowers choose to work with. One of the first things we ... Read more

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What Does a Rate Change Mean for Me? https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/12/19/what-does-a-rate-change-mean-for-me/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/12/19/what-does-a-rate-change-mean-for-me/#comments Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:20:43 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=288 For only the second time since the financial crisis began, the Federal Reserve has agreed to raise interest rates via the Federal Funds Rate. But what does that mean for consumers, especially for borrowers that work with hard money lenders like Loan Ranger Capital? In today’s post, I’d like to cover what this rate increase will mean for the broader ... Read more

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Top 10 Bandit Sign Mistakes https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/07/20/top-10-bandit-sign-mistakes/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/07/20/top-10-bandit-sign-mistakes/#respond Wed, 20 Jul 2016 06:17:37 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=286 For many real estate investors finding the right deals to invest in can be the biggest challenge, that’s right even more so than finding the financing. A successful tactic used by many are “bandit signs.” These are those signs you see on the side of the road stating “I buy homes!” or “Sell your house today!” Some have so much ... Read more

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Are Texas Rehabs Profitable? https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/04/19/are-texas-rehabs-profitable/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/04/19/are-texas-rehabs-profitable/#respond Tue, 19 Apr 2016 06:08:39 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=282 When rehabbing a fix and flip project there are many factors to consider before you take the plunge into purchasing the property. After all you’ll have to consider things such as: turnover in the area, expected value added per upgrade, and how many days your project will sit on market (just to name a few). Fortunately for Texas residents, the ... Read more

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Loan Ranger Capital – The Best Hard Money Lender in Texas https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/03/13/loan-ranger-capital-the-best-hard-money-lender-in-texas/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/03/13/loan-ranger-capital-the-best-hard-money-lender-in-texas/#respond Sun, 13 Mar 2016 07:07:48 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=279 The post Loan Ranger Capital – The Best Hard Money Lender in Texas appeared first on Loan Ranger Capital.

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What to Know About Hard Money Lenders https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/02/25/what-to-know-about-hard-money-lenders/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/02/25/what-to-know-about-hard-money-lenders/#respond Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:05:28 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=277 Hard money can be an amazing tool for many Texas real estate investors looking to flip properties. However, just because hard money can help doesn’t mean that every lender is right for you. Here are a few things you should consider before considering your next hard money loan. 1. Educate yourself. Know as much as possible about the loan structure ... Read more

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Tips for Your Next Fix and Flip https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/02/02/tips-for-your-next-fix-and-flip/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/02/02/tips-for-your-next-fix-and-flip/#respond Tue, 02 Feb 2016 07:04:26 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=275 Experienced investors all know that you must choose your projects very carefully in order to make a substantial profit. If you are relatively new to real estate, it can greatly benefit you to learn from the successes and failures of those who have already done it. Making a profit in residential real estate is multifaceted. It’s part determination, part luck, ... Read more

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How Successful Flippers Think https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/01/11/how-successful-flippers-think/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2016/01/11/how-successful-flippers-think/#respond Mon, 11 Jan 2016 06:56:01 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=273 Throughout our time lending in Texas, we’ve come across a number of flippers who have a deep comprehension of what it takes to fix and flip Texas properties successfully. While our borrowers have diverse backgrounds: ranging from landlords, to flippers, to ground up construction, we’ve gathered information from them so that newcomers to the trade can benefit from the knowledge. ... Read more

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Interest Rates https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/11/18/interest-rates/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/11/18/interest-rates/#respond Wed, 18 Nov 2015 06:55:17 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=271 Since our last newsletter we’ve received some very significant news as our Federal Reserve Chair, Janet Yellen, has stated that interest rates will likely rise in the coming months. Of course we’ve heard this before… but this is consistent with her message that rates would increase “sometime in 2015”, albeit this would be at the central bank’s last policy meeting ... Read more

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Recently Funded Loan https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/10/14/recently-funded-loan/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/10/14/recently-funded-loan/#respond Wed, 14 Oct 2015 05:52:04 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=267 This beautiful new build was funded by Loan Ranger Capital. This property is in the West Lake Hills area of Austin, Texas. The previous lender had cut off the borrower, so Loan Ranger Capital came in to ensure the borrower could finish the project and make money. The specific terms of the loan are as follows: Loan Amount – $650,000 ... Read more

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3 Things Good Flippers Do https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/08/17/3-things-good-flippers-do/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/08/17/3-things-good-flippers-do/#comments Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:45:05 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=265 If you follow or are involved in real estate investing, you’re almost certainty familiar with the term “flipper”. Due to reality TV shows, the people who do this as a profession have gotten their share of the spotlight. Flipping usually means that a home was bought and sold within a short period of time (usually less than a year). To ... Read more

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Valuing Real Estate Deals https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/07/16/valuing-real-estate-deals/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/07/16/valuing-real-estate-deals/#respond Thu, 16 Jul 2015 05:18:02 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=255 So you want to start investing in real estate or even flipping homes and found a property that you’re interested in purchasing. Before you get too excited, you need to establish its value to avoid potentially making a bad investment. Taking the seller’s word or just looking at the county tax records to determine the value could lead to you ... Read more

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How to Find Profitable Deals https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/07/15/how-to-find-profitable-deals/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/07/15/how-to-find-profitable-deals/#respond Wed, 15 Jul 2015 05:33:54 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=259 Can you still find good deals on MLS anymore? The answer is of course yes, but you have to know how to find them! A recent article (click here) does a great job at quickly explaining this. Three key components are: speed, making the right offer, and volume. Speed is a huge factor in closing deals and by being the ... Read more

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Why Use Leverage in Real Estate? https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/07/01/why-use-leverage-in-real-estate/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/07/01/why-use-leverage-in-real-estate/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:36:21 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=262 In real estate, leverage is an extremely common tool used among seasoned investors. While it is true that there is a population of investors who use cash, either because they don’t think it will help or they’re afraid of debt, leverage is one of the best tools you can utilize. Everyone knows there are costs associated with debt, but few ... Read more

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7 Questions All Real Estate Investors Need To Ask When Picking A Hard Money Lender https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/06/23/7-questions-all-real-estate-investors-need-to-ask-when-picking-a-hard-money-lender/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/06/23/7-questions-all-real-estate-investors-need-to-ask-when-picking-a-hard-money-lender/#respond Tue, 23 Jun 2015 05:30:04 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=257 Finding a good lending partner can be a difficult task but is crucial to successful investing. Here are a few questions you may want to ask a prospective lender: #1: What are your loan terms? There are many factors important to investors when selecting a lender but three of the most important are: interest rate, points, and fees. We’ll spend ... Read more

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Where to Invest In Real Estate in 2015 https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/06/10/where-to-invest-in-real-estate-in-2015/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/06/10/where-to-invest-in-real-estate-in-2015/#respond Wed, 10 Jun 2015 05:14:56 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=252 A recent Forbes article was published listing the top places to invest in real estate in 2015. Not to much surprise, 5 of the 10 cities listed were located within the state of Texas. The Texas cities listed include: #1 Austin #3 Houston #5 Dallas #6 San Antonio #10 Fort Worth With such great opportunity here in Texas now is ... Read more

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Tax Complexity in Real Estate and Life https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/05/21/tax-complexity-in-real-estate-and-life/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/05/21/tax-complexity-in-real-estate-and-life/#respond Thu, 21 May 2015 05:12:03 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=248 With tax season now a month behind us we can all breathe a sigh of relief. Depending on your financial situation and portfolio composition, this can be a stressful time of year as you are digging through documents to make sure you include every single deduction you possibly can. We have to consider interest paid on hard money loans, real ... Read more

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5 Common Fix & Flip Mistakes https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/03/30/5-common-fix-flip-mistakes/ https://loanrangercapital.com/2015/03/30/5-common-fix-flip-mistakes/#respond Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:10:20 +0000 https://loanrangercapital.com/?p=246 Fixing and flipping can be a wildly successful endeavor or a very frustrating one depending on how the project is handled. While there are many benefits for most investors, others may miss out on these perks because of certain errors that cost them their time, money, and energy. Here are some examples of the key things that real estate investors ... Read more

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