|January 4, 2014
Robert Spinosa discusses HELOC's and what happens when interest rates change. Mark discusses when someone with a high FICO score might still need a hard money lender.
|January 11, 2014 guest Stephan Piscano, discussing Listed Buy, a free website to buy and sell real estate, similar to EBay but without the commission. We also talked about the new Dodd-Frank rules that come into existence this week, hampering borrowers and brokers. Robert answers a question about a rumor that interest only loans are going away, and Mark answers the question about out of state investors.
||January 18, 2014 guest Dawn Fitzpatrick, discussing how new FEMA rules are affecting small businesses and consumers who live in flood zones. We also discussed the new mortgage rules. Kathryn discussed why using a CPA instead of an online tax service makes sense, and Mark talked about rising interest rates and how they may or may not affect hard money loans.
|January 25, 2014 guest William Hazelgrove, discussing what we can learn about the economic downturn from The Great Gatsby. Mark discussed liquidity features of his Fund and gave a recent scenario of how he can provide a safe first mortgage loan to a borrower who is also getting a second mortgage behind Mark and the borrower has very little money at risk.