Video: What Is a Hard Money Loan?

What is Hard Money? People ask me this all the time. A private money loan and a hard money loan are used interchangeably to mean the same thing. A non-bank loan, back by individual or private investment group instead of a bank. A private loan is typically faster and can fund in one day up to 30 days, depending on the complexity of the deal. More flexibility often means higher interest rates, from 7% to 18%.

The qualifications are less harsh, some lenders don’t even require a basic loan application or credit report, they just want to inspect the property. While others want to see nearly as much documentation as a bank, but can still move faster than a bank could. Collateral is the most important to a non-bank lender. You must have a real estate asset to use as collateral for this type of loan.

The most important thing about a hard money loan…To find a lender you can trust. Private Money Utah is your trusted resource for private money and hard money loans in California, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, Oregon, Washington, Texas, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, and Chicago, Illinois.

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Corey Curwick Dutton Corey Curwick Dutton, MBA Park City, Utah - 2005 MBA Graduate with 10 years experience in Business Management including International Management. Corey is a Private Money Lender and Loan Officer. In her spare time Corey enjoys writing on topics in the private money lending industry. She also enjoys hobbies such as mountain biking and skiing in the great outdoors of Utah. Google

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