FHA Lending Tightens Up, Consumers to Consider Residential Hard Money Lenders?

The latest development in the ongoing real estate and finance saga is new, tighter regulations for FHA loans. Will these tighter standards force more consumers to consider residential hard money lenders to fund their real estate purchase? While the regulations may impact some consumers who could end up turning to hard money as an alternative source of funding, the reality […]

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Investment Property Purchases Increase, Tight Credit Harms Owner Occupied Buyers

In a recent report, the National Association of Realtors says that investment property purchases have increased over 60 percent. Although investment purchases have increased, financing remains tight for owner occupied buyers. This makes for a slower recovery, as many would be buyers only have hard money loans for owner occupied homes as an option. NAR’s 2012 Investment and Vacation Home […]

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