Highlights from the Real Estate Market in 2020

Real Estate Highlights

2020 was a roller-coaster of a year for the real estate industry. With all that has taken place over the past twelve months, it’s difficult to try and recall the beginning of 2020 as it seems almost like a different era. Despite the seemingly endless quarantine mode we seem to be stuck in, plenty has […]

Florida Fix and Flip Market – Reasons to Invest in this Evolving Market

Florida Fix and Flip Market – Reasons to Invest in this Evolving Market If you are a fix and flip real estate investor, it is essential for you to have a keen understanding of the inner workings of the real estate market. Lacking an in-depth comprehension of the statistics and health of the market puts […]

Investing in Real Estate is Still a Smart Move in a Pandemic

Making an investment in the real estate sector has traditionally been considered to be a relatively safe financial move during periods of economic recessions. However, the ongoing pandemic situation is admittedly unprecedented and its effects on all aspects of the global economy are still to be seen. Accordingly, prior to making any significant investment decisions, […]

3 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate Right Now

The team of hard money lending experts at Alpha Funding Partners genuinely believe that investing in real estate is one of the most efficient and hassle-free methods to generating passive income, building up savings to put towards retirement, and crafting an ideally diversified and profitable investment portfolio that is resilient to economic and societal fluctuations […]

Understanding the Current Eviction Process in the NY and NJ Market

Over the past several months, landlords and tenants alike have seen dramatic changes to the rules and regulations applicable to, among other things, the commencement and enforcement of eviction proceedings across both New York and New Jersey. These are supplemental to the federal protections available to tenants on a nationwide basis via the CARES Act […]

Fix and Flip Advice for Lenders

Consistently and accurately vetting fix and flip loan applicants is an essential facet of every successful real estate lending practice—but the process can be deceivingly nuanced and challenging particularly when you factor in a constantly fluctuating market and highly variable economic conditions. Still, when it comes to the underwriting process, there are a few tried-and-true […]

3 Things You Need to Know About Non-QM Loans in the Hard Money World

Non-qualifying, or non-qualified loans—commonly referred to as Non-QM loans—give borrowers a more flexible format of mortgage structuring. They feature less strict credit and financial profile qualifying prerequisites and are typically strong options for self-employed loan seekers, certain rental property owners and others who are otherwise unable to meet the stringent standards for conventional mortgage financing. […]

The Importance of Buying Real Estate/Mortgage Notes

One of the most effective real estate investment approaches out there is also one of the most overlooked: mortgage notes. Mortgage notes, commonly referred to as real estate lien notes or borrower’s notes, have become a widely used asset class in recent years. Buying real mortgage notes offer a host of advantages including rates of […]

Navigating Your Next Fix and Flip: Planning Your Job Sites During COVID-19

Fix and Flip Loan

Navigating your fix and flip even at the best of times can be a real challenge from both a logistics and time management perspective. The coronavirus has only served to accentuate these demands to unprecedented levels. Although you may not be able to control what occurs during this time of uncertainty, you can still take […]

COVID-19 Real Estate Market Update & Forecasting Future Trends

Hard Money Loan

When to Use Your Next Hard Money Loan As the United States adjusted to the pandemic’s summer, an unanticipated phenomenon was taking place on a national scale. Americans have been on the move—with the National Association of Realtors reporting that existing home sales jumped 20.7% from May 2020. That trend has persisted throughout the summer […]