Hard money loan funds have numerous advantages over most of the platforms, including more conservative LTV's, higher volume, instant diversification, better transparency, easier management and early liquidation. However, finding a good fund has been very difficult for many investors. Ian Ippolito, investor and serial entrepreneur has written his top 15 hard money loan funds for 2017-2018.
For those who invest in real estate in the Golden State, it makes sense to ask where the greatest need for investment lies. But the most pressing need is likely for additional housing close to jobs, which therefore represents the most interesting opportunity for investors. Jan Brzeski, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Arixa Capital shares his insight to the growing opportunities in California.
Jan Brzeski taught a course entitled, "How to Invest Profitably in Real Estate Loans" at UCLA Extension on February 26th. In this one-day course, students learned how to invest in real estate loans secured by a first trust deed with attractive downside protection. Jan's student evaluations placed him among UCLA Extension's top-ranked instructors please click here to see Jan's actual evaluations. If you are interested in this topic, please check back to this blog for short audio clips from the course.