Financing A Deal Archive

With so many different ways to finance an investment property, it can be hard to know which way to turn. Learn about the most popular loan options for real estate investors and the best scenarios in which to use each.

quicken loans

Quicken Loans Home Equity Options: Rates & Requirements

For the past several years, Quicken Loans has held the title as America’s top non-bank mortgage lender. On a few occasions, the company surpassed mortgage titan Wells Fargo as the top lender overall...

Investment Property Loans That Require 10% Down — or Less

Investment Property Loans That Require 10% Down — or Less

So you’re considering buying an investment property but aren’t sure what your loan options are? An investment property is real estate purchased to generate revenue, either through renting it ou...

investment property loan rates

The Ultimate Guide to Investment Property Loan Rates

When you decide to invest in real estate, you have a lot to consider. Not just location, potential rents, maintenance and property management fees, but your monthly mortgage payment. The interest rate...

no money down investment

Can You Get a No-Money-Down Loan for an Investment Property?

Real estate is hands down the best investment for building wealth. They're not making any more land, and if you look at the line graph of property values over the last few decades, that curve is only ...

investing out of state

5 Outside-the-Box Investment Property Financing Options

How do you get a low-cost mortgage for an investment property? Most mortgage programs are only for properties that will be a primary residence, so you won’t have much luck with typical state or fede...

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How to Secure an Investment Property Line of Credit

Real estate is generally considered a good investment. With enough planning, investment properties can be an effective way to generate passive income over a long period of time. It’s why financially...

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7 Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent When You’re Investing

Your real estate agent has a lot of knowledge at their fingertips and experience to draw on when guiding your investment decisions. Don’t let this gold mine go untapped. Instead, ask your agent targ...

home down payment calculator

How to Buy Investment Property With Little or Even No Money Down

Many investors dream of buying an investment property but wince at the size of the necessary down payment. Because of their cash flow potential, multi-family properties typically cost more than a sin...

investing in commercial property

Commercial Building Cost Estimator for Real Estate Investors

Investing in commercial real estate can seem intimidating, but the principles are the same as with any other investment property. To make a good financial decision, you need to understand the property...

Leverage in real estate

What Leverage Is in Real Estate and How to Use It

What’s better than putting your money to work for you? Putting someone else’s money to work for you. In investing terms, this is called leverage: capital borrowed to increase the return on some...