What Is a Hard Money Loan?

In real estate, a hard money loan is a short-term bridge loan typically used when the borrower can’t obtain other types of funding, needs a fast turn around, or prefers not to work with a bank. It differs from other types of loans in that the lender considers the value of the property offered as […]

Part Two: The ABCs of REI.

REI Glossary: Common Real Estate Investment Terms. Part Two of Two. Your A-Z guide for the most common real estate terms. P – Z Don’t forget about A-N, read part one in last week’s blog post! Pre-approval – When a lender evaluates a potential borrower to determine whether or not the borrower qualifies for the lender’s financing. Pre-approval also determines the […]

Part One: The ABCs of REI.

REI Glossary: Common Real Estate Investment Terms. Part One of Two. Your A-Z guide for the most common real estate terms.  A – N ARV – After Repair Value. Real estate investing, especially flipping properties, requires that a purchased distressed property be rehabilitated. The ARV equates to the property’s worth after cosmetic work, repairs, extensive rehab […]

Exceptional Investor, Mother, and Mentor Awarded Special Honor by Sherman Bridge.

In response to overwhelming data that reflects a male-dominated housing market, Sherman Bridge Lending launched a progressive campaign to empower women investors and celebrate them as professional, successful businesswomen. The “Taste of the Good Life Women Investor Contest” attracted so many amazing submissions that, despite having already chosen a Grand Prize winner, Sherman Bridge decided that one […]