The Great Debate: Are Institutional Buyers a Burden or Boon to Housing Affordability?

https://youtu.be/U_jyN8iTnrM?si=LcSpXIzmRd0Gy5Z0 You’ve no doubt heard the conversation sweeping the nation about whether institutional buyers are bad for housing affordability. Some states are even considering legislation, like California’s Assembly Bill 2584, that would block institutional buyers from acquiring homes over a certain number. This is in response to the belief that entry-level homebuyers are being priced […]

The Rise of Non-Bank Construction Lenders in Today’s Market

https://youtu.be/7DKPcrjT6Uo?si=XjCrGVzzsfG_kBuM The world of construction loans is changing. Traditionally, when investors and developers needed money, they relied on banks, attracted by lower interest rates and established business relationships. But things are shifting. With interest rates going up and more stringent loan conditions, especially in the risky construction sector, getting that bank financing has become significantly […]

Corporate Transparency Act Developments: Alabama’s Court Ruling and What It Means for Real Estate Investors

The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), established under the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020, aims to curb illegal financial activities through enhanced transparency measures. Its intent is to peel back the layers of anonymity often exploited by money launderers and others engaged in illicit activities, disclosing the identities of the individuals who ultimately own or control legal […]

Investor Alert: Bonus Depreciation Is Going Away… Here’s What You Can Do About It

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4mK4O3B6Ks Bonus depreciation, an advantageous tax incentive for investors, is undergoing significant changes that may affect your investment strategy. As part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, bonus depreciation allowed investors to immediately deduct a percentage of the purchase price of eligible business assets. This was a substantial benefit for real estate investors, enabling […]

No One Can Beat Dominion Financial’s Rental Loan Rates… Here’s Why

When it comes to securing funding for your real estate investments, not all lenders stand equal. The diversity in terms and conditions available across the market stems largely from the variety and quality of note buyers to which a lender is connected. At Dominion Financial, we set ourselves apart in this crowded field, especially with […]

3 Opportunities to Grow Your Build-To-Rent Business in 2024

Build-to-rent (BTR) homes, also known as “B2R” and “build-for-rent (BFR),” are real-estate properties specifically built to be rented. These can include small lot homes, two-story houses converted into duplexes, expansive horizontal apartments, and various rentals in between.  BTR properties are increasingly popular with savvy investors in the real estate market. They comprised about 6% of […]

Revealing Ownership: Navigating the Corporate Transparency Act

Douglas Stein dives into the complexities and the potential impact of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) during his conversation with Jack BeVier and Craig Fuhr, hosts of the Real Investor Radio Podcast. The CTA is a legislation piece that mandates the disclosure of beneficial ownership of US entities, changing the landscape of corporate privacy. https://youtu.be/-9YqAiI71sY […]

Decoding the Fed’s 2024 Signals – What It Means For Real Estate Investors

The financial world is buzzing with anticipation following the Federal Reserve’s recent choice to keep interest rates steady. While market analysts largely predicted this move, the unexpected twist came from Fed Chair Jerome Powell, who hinted at a possible three-rate drop in 2024. This surprising announcement has ignited curiosity and raised questions about its potential […]

Insights from IMN’s SFR Forum: A Recap by Craig Fuhr

Dominion Financial team members pose for a photo at IMN's Single Family Rental Conference in Scottsdale, AZ.

Craig Fuhr, Senior Loan Officer at Dominion Financial and co-host of the Real Investor Radio Podcast wrote the following blog after attending IMN’s SFR Forum in early December. Members of the Dominion Financial sales and marketing team just returned from the IMN Single Family Rental Conference in Scottsdale, AZ and now I know why Fred […]

A Guide to Private Lending

Private lending has become a vital tool for real estate investors seeking alternative financing. This guide provides a comprehensive overview of private lending, covering its advantages, potential risks, and key considerations for successful implementation in real estate ventures. From flexible terms to potential risks, we’ll explore the nuances of private lending to empower investors in […]