We require that you bring at least 20% of the purchase price to the closing table. Depending on the scope of the rehab and your experience, we may ask for a greater percentage. Our investors like to know that you are committed to each project and the best way to do this is require you to have some “skin in the game”. This also signals to investors that you are serious about seeing the project through to success.
Can I finance 100% of the acquisition cost?
About the Author: G. David Lapin
G. David Lapin is the president and Broker of Record of HanoverMC, a private money lending and trust deed investment firm located in Orange County, California and is an author and speaker on the topic of private money lending and trust deed investing. Lapin was most recently featured in Robert Irwin’s book “Armchair Real Estate Investor” and hosted his own radio show “The Hard Money Hour”. Lapin's professional career in real estate encompasses 30 years of entrepreneurial experience in both the commercial and residential sectors, bridging property management, development, construction, investment sales and finance including residential mortgage banking and brokerage - originating, processing and closing 5,000 + purchase & refinance transactions, and the underwriting and funding of private money transactions.
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