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Ask Cornerstone: Can I raise a down payment for a flip from a private money lender?

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I would like to get a loan for a flip from a conventional bank, but I don’t want to put any money down.  Is this one of those cases where, without “skin in the game,” I won’t get approved?Do I have a better chance with a portfolio lender?   I’m trying to leverage as much possible to have to come up with the least out of pocket as possible. Yes, your assumption about needing “skin in the game” is correct.   The bank will see / know that you are recording a second on the property, and therefore are putting the down payment from a loan.  The same is true through a […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

  ♦ REI News ♦ Q &A ♦ Tools ♦ Special Events ♦  REI Club Meetings ♦ About Us ♦ This Week in News 5 big real-estate trends to watch in 2017 – Market Watch [Read Now] Trump’s surprising White House win is just one dramatic change to factor in next year […] House-Flipping at Six-Year High – National Mortgage News [Read Now] Rising home prices coupled with a still plentiful supply of cheap foreclosures and fixer-uppers is once again attracting investors, rehabbers and other house-flippers, lured by the prospect of healthy profits in a still recovering housing market. […] where to buy viagra Cheaper mortgages and taxpayer bailout ahead – Orange County Register [Read Now] My two biggest […]

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November 2016 Real Estate Investment Club, Networking, Groups, and Association meetings in Southern California

REI Club Meetings Southern California

Please verify the date/time before attending. Check for reservation, membership, and fee requirements. Links are provided on the group names below. Please contact us with any additions or corrections. Los Angeles County Best Los Angeles Real Estate Club Wed, Nov 02 6:30 PM Glendale How to Start Buying and Flipping Homes in Southern California Today! FIBI South Bay Real Estate Investment Club Manhattan Beach Mon, Nov 07 6:30 PM Manhattan Beach How to Market for Real Estate Deals Real Estate Investor Club of Los Angeles  Wed, Nov 09 6:30 PM Culver City General Monthly Meeting for November – Bill Bronchick Long Beach Commercial Real Estate Council Fri, Nov 11 7:30 […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News Some Big U.S. Cities See Apartment Rents Fall for First Time in Years – Realtor.com [Read Now] Apartment rents declined in some of the country’s priciest cities during the third quarter, a dramatic reversal that could signal the end of a six-year boom for the U.S. rental market. […] Why some home buyers are ditching the real estate agent and turning to start-ups – Los Angeles Times [Read Now] Real estate agents used to be privy to a lot of information that home buyers couldn’t obtain on their own.  But now property listings, photo galleries, historic sales prices, school ratings and neighborhood crime rates are freely accessible to […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News where can i buy viagra over the counter in the uk California’s housing shortage will hamper the economy, reports say – Los Angeles Times [Read Now] The dearth of housing in California will put a drag on the state’s economic growth, according to two new studies.  California will continue to pile on jobs in 2017, but its advantage over the rest of the country will shrink in the future, say a report from UC Riverside and another from UCLA. […] House Flipping Is at a 6-Year High – Money Magazine [Read Now] Over 51,000 single family homes and condos were flipped in the second quarter of 2016, 14% more than […]

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August 2016 Real Estate Investment Club, Networking, Groups, and Association meetings in Southern California

REI Club Meetings Southern California

Please verify the date/time before attending. Check for reservation, membership, and fee requirements. Links are provided on the group names below. Please contact us with any additions or corrections. Los Angeles County Best Los Angeles Real Estate Club Wed, Aug 03 6:30 PM Glendale Speaker: Andy Teasley – Deals You Can Do Today in California for Very Little Cash! LA South Real Estate Investors Association (REIA) Mon, Aug 08 6:30 PM Torrance The Key to O.P.T., REI Auto-Pilot: Accelerate Your Profits through Automation! FIBI South Bay Real Estate Investment Club Manhattan Beach Tue, Aug 09 6:30 PM Manhattan Beach How to Flip Apartment Buildings Real Estate Investor Club of Los […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News Why home prices in Southern California keep climbing – Los Angeles Times [Read Now] Glenn Kelman, chief executive officer at Redfin, discusses technology’s impact on real estate, the San Francisco market and the trends he’s seeing. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West.” […] Is Home Staging Worth Paying for When Selling? – US News [Read Now] Let’s take a deeper look into why so many sellers and real estate agents are turning to home staging before putting a “For Sale” sign on the property. Here are four notable home staging benefits to consider. […] The Housing Market Is Waving a Red Flag – Bloomburg Markets [Read Now] Third-party investors are […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News  How Tech Is Transforming American Real Estate – Bloomberg [Watch Now] Glenn Kelman, chief executive officer at Redfin, discusses technology’s impact on real estate, the San Francisco market and the trends he’s seeing. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West.” […] Avoid These 5 Traps When Buying Real Estate in Self-Directed IRAs -TheStreet [Read Now] Just because the tax savings from individual retirement accounts are substantial doesn’t mean that this is the case with other investments. […] Storm brewing in commercial real estate – Orange County Register [Read Now] A global surge in demand for U.S. property that pushed real estate values to record highs may be waning. […] House Flipping […]

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July 2016 Real Estate Investment Club, Networking, Groups, and Association meetings in Southern California

REI Club Meetings Southern California

Please verify the date/time before attending. Check for reservation, membership, and fee requirements. Links are provided on the group names below. Please contact us with any additions or corrections. Los Angeles County Best Los Angeles Real Estate Club Wed, — Glendale NO MEETING this month in observance of Independence Day! Long Beach Commercial Real Estate Council Fri, Jul 08 7:30 AM Long Beach LBCREC’s July 8th Breakfast Meeting LA South Real Estate Investors Association (REIA) Sat, Jul 09 9:00 AM Torrance Finding Fixers: Fill Your Deal Funnel with Motivated Sellers LA South Real Estate Investors Association (REIA) Mon, Jul 11 6:30 PM Torrance Investing Legend Jack Shea: Trusts & Options […]

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