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Why do we ask loan applicants what is the purpose of the loan?

Posted by Jim Emerson

Jan 27, 2023 9:00:00 AM

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Topics: hard money lenders, houston, loans, AMI Lenders

What to Know About Hard Money Lenders and Loans

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Jan 6, 2023 3:00:00 PM

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Topics: hard money lenders, houston, private mortgage investors, AMI Lenders, Real Estate Financing

The Benefits of Working with a Private Lender with Audited Financials

Posted by Jim Emerson

Dec 28, 2022 2:10:32 PM

Many people have no idea how much demand there is for the services of hard money lenders. However, statistics show that the United States generates more than $570 billion yearly in real estate loans and collateralized debt! More than 548,000 people around the country are employed to provide for all the demand for such loans.

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Topics: Hard Money, hard money lenders, real estate, AMI Lenders

Worried about becoming House Poor?

Posted by Jim Emerson

Dec 8, 2022 12:24:30 PM

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Topics: Hard Money Loans, houston, loans, AMI Lenders

Is buying a house in Houston at the close of 2022 smart? A Hard Money Lenders' Perspective.

Posted by Jim Emerson

Nov 28, 2022 12:00:00 PM


 In a previous entry Is it still a good time to buy a house in Houston? A Hard Money Lenders' Perspective investing in real estate in Houston, we stated that the US economy is facing complicated macroeconomic forces. This statement has been proven true once again in the past few days.

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Topics: loans, houston hard money lenders, buying new home, AMI Lenders

With increasing mortgage rates, should you invest in real estate at the end of 2022?

Posted by Jim Emerson

Nov 11, 2022 5:00:00 PM

Maybe your brother-in-law, next-door neighbor, or a colleague at work, has told you that the real estate market "is going down the drain." They probably said to you that mortgage rates are at "unpayable levels" and that one of the following is going to happen: recession, lack of buyers, loss of equity as home prices fall, higher interest rates, and lack of lenders, among many others.

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Topics: houston, houston hard money lenders, AMI Lenders, Real Estate Investment

Multifamily properties pose a good opportunity for real estate investors

Posted by Jim Emerson

Oct 26, 2022 12:32:32 PM

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Topics: hard money lenders, houston, real estate, private money lender, real estate investors, AMI Lenders

Despite rising interest rates, 2022 is still a good year to invest in commercial real estate with the financing of private lenders.

Posted by Jim Emerson

Oct 3, 2022 5:00:00 PM

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Topics: Hard Money Loans, houston, commercial hard money loan, private money lender, AMI Lenders, Real Estate Investment, Commercial property

Make sure You Understand your Finances when Applying for a Private Mortgage Loan.

Posted by Jim Emerson

Sep 27, 2022 12:00:00 PM

At AMI Lenders, we believe 2022 is still a good time, especially for first-time buyers, to get a mortgage and purchase a lovely house for you and your family. Interest rates are still attractive compared to previous decades, and house price increases have slowed since the recent pandemic. Finally, buying a house with a fixed-rate mortgage is still a good hedge against inflation's effects.

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Topics: hard money lenders, mortgage loans, houston, loans, AMI Lenders, mortgage

When Things Get Complicated for a While: Missing a Mortgage Payment and what to do about it

Posted by Jim Emerson

Sep 9, 2022 12:00:00 PM

Our outlook on real estate and life is usually quite positive at AMI Lenders. That's why our blog is choc-full-of upbeat advice on what to do and think about when you're evaluating purchasing a house or investing in real estate—always looking optimistically towards the future. But we noticed lately that we barely touch upon themes about your mortgage or hard-money loan once you have received the money. We expect our clients to meet all their obligations on time, but that is not always the case. As such, we thought it would be a good idea to touch on some thorny issues that can happen when things don't go our client's way. Hopefully, they will never materialize for you, our faithful reader.

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Topics: houston, private money lender, AMI Lenders, mortgage

   

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