Private Lender Link Guides

Private Lender Link strives to be a great resource for all sorts of information related to the private mortgage industry. We have written a number of Guides which provide insights and useful information about various private lending topics.

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100% Financing for Fix & Flip Projects

Are you a real estate investor seeking 100% financing for a property fix & flip deal and finding that it’s not easy to find a hard money lender for your deal? In this guide, we’ll explain the requirements for getting 100% financing, the typical pri...

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Cross Collateralization for Private Hard Money Loans

In private and hard money lending, some lenders will use cross collateralization in order to get to the loan amount...

5 Ways to Invest in Private Mortgages

Also known as private money loans, hard money loans, or bridge loans, private mortgages are secured by investment real estate...

Table Funding for Private Mortgage Lending

Table Funding is a popular capital method used by many private and hard money lenders to fund investment property loans....

Getting Construction Financing Without Experience

In this guide, we’ll explain the typical experience requirements for private hard money ground-up construction loans, two strategies to work...

Bridge Loans for Luxury Homes & Mansions

Only a small number of private hard money lenders provide loans secured by luxury homes and mansions. In this guide,...

Bank Warehouse Line Alternatives for Private Mortgage Lenders

For many private and hard money lenders, the ultimate capital source for funding loans is a bank warehouse line of...

Covered Land Bridge Loans

In this guide, we’ll explain the meaning of covered land, the typical lending guidelines for these properties, and how to...

Wholesale Lending for Private Mortgages

Many lenders throughout the United States partner with other private lending companies to fund private mortgages for real estate investors....

Private Construction Loans for Residential Properties – Guidelines, Requirements, Pricing

In this guide, we’ll explain the typical hard money lending guidelines for residential ground-up construction loans, the requirements, typical pricing,...

Interest Rates for Residential Construction Loans

If you’re seeking a ground-up construction loan for a residential investment property, you now have a ton of options with...

Pay Rate for Commercial Real Estate Bridge Loans

If you’re seeking a bridge loan for a commercial property purchase or refinance, a unique payment structure called Pay Rate...

Capital Structures Used by Private Mortgage Lenders

Almost all private and hard money lending companies use external capital to run their business. In this article, we’ll cover...

100% Financing for Fix & Flip Projects

Are you a real estate investor seeking 100% financing for a property fix & flip deal and finding that it’s...

Top 2nd Mortgage Lenders in California

A very small percentage of private & hard money lenders in the United States will consider a 2nd mortgage, or...

Top CRE Bridge Lenders in the United States

There are quite a few private lending companies that offer short-term bridge financing for commercial real estate (CRE) deals in...

Top Private Lenders for DSCR Long-Term Rental Loans

Starting in 2018, several private / hard money lending companies on our platform began offering long-term financing to real estate...

Post a Deal to Get Funding

Private Lender Link offers a Deal Posting platform for real estate investors and mortgage brokers to post a loan request....

Public Profiles on Private Lender Link

Creating a Public Profile Public profiles are mainly for companies that wish to advertise to the public. Borrowers Your Borrower...

Correspondent Lending for Private Hard Money Lenders & Brokers

There are now several private lending companies in the market that offer a Correspondent program to fund private/hard money loans,...

Long-Term Private Mortgage Loans for Residential Rentals

Private Hard Money Lenders for Single Family Rental Homes As the residential real estate market began to experience some changes...

Credit and Financial Requirements for Private Mortgage Loans

Private and hard money lenders generally do not have a lot of requirements when it comes to credit history and...

Vacant Land Loans by Private & Hard Money Lenders

In this guide, we’ll explain the guidelines & requirements for getting a land loan from a private/hard money lender, the...

Fees Charged for Private Mortgage Loans

Most private and hard money lending companies do not charge any upfront fees prior to funding a loan, especially for...

Private Lending for Owner-Occupied Homes

Most private lenders will not consider a borrower’s primary residence, or a vacation home, as collateral for a private mortgage....

100% Financing for Private and Hard Money Loans

Are you seeking 100% financing for a real estate investment purchase and finding that it’s not easy to find a...

What’s the Difference Between a Private Lender and Hard Money Lender?

There are a number of opinions regarding the difference between a “private lender” and a “hard money lender”. In our...