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Fixated on Real Estate Interviews Will Heaton
Fixated on Real Estate Interviews Will Heaton

Recently, Will Heaton of Intrust Funding and Tarl Yarber of Fixated on Real Estate walked through a "Euro-cottage" that was renovated with a hard money...

Recently, Will Heaton of Intrust Funding and Tarl Yarber of Fixated on Real Estate walked through a "Euro-cottage" that was renovated with a hard money...

Recently, Will Heaton of Intrust Funding and Tarl Yarber of Fixated on Real Estate walked through a "Euro-cottage" that was renovated with a hard money loan from Intrust Funding. Check out how Will was able to marry the old with the new to create a unique combination of design elements for this home in Seattle.

From the video:
"One of the easy things with working with Intrust is you don't have to have an on-site draw inspection. Borrowers are able to submit just 10 or 15 photos, and a description...

What Are Hard Money Loans?
What Are Hard Money Loans?

Since 2008, conversations and questions about the pros and cons of hard money loans have taken over the real estate investment world. Some private investors...

Since 2008, conversations and questions about the pros and cons of hard money loans have taken over the real estate investment world. Some private investors...

Since 2008, conversations and questions about the pros and cons of hard money loans have taken over the real estate investment world. Some private investors are still confused about the nature of these loans, while others have jumped on the bandwagon and partner with hard money lenders to fund every project.

The truth is hard money loans are relatively simple investment tools with quite a few benefits that often go overlooked. Here are the facts:...

Buying Foreclosed Homes: Is it Worth the Risk?
Buying Foreclosed Homes: Is it Worth the Risk?

“Foreclosures are great real estate investments, but many traditional lenders see the risk and not the reward on these properties. That’s why more real...

“Foreclosures are great real estate investments, but many traditional lenders see the risk and not the reward on these properties. That’s why more real...

“Foreclosures are great real estate investments, but many traditional lenders see the risk and not the reward on these properties. That’s why more real estate investors are using hard money loans to buy foreclosures.” - Loren Howard

A hard money loan makes it easy to buy, repair, and profit from foreclosure real estate investments. Real estate investors can also close on properties faster than ever because hard money loans aren’t credit based and can be funded in as little as 48 hours by lenders...

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  • What is a Hard Money Loan?

What Are Hard Money Loans?

Since 2008, conversations and questions about the pros and cons of hard money loans have taken over the real estate investment world. Some private investors are still confused about the nature of these loans, while others have jumped on the bandwagon and partner with hard money lenders to fund every project. The truth is hard money loans are relatively simple investment tools with quite a few benefits that often go overlooked. Here are the facts:

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  • Fix and Flip Loans: The Hard Money Advantage

Fix and Flip Loans: The Hard Money Advantage

December 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Fix and flip real estate investors may look glamorous on TV, but what they don’t show you is the steps taken for purchasing an investment property. Like most of us, they don't usually have hundreds of thousands of dollars just sitting around in their bank accounts. In fact, the biggest obstacle for new investors isn’t the work required for property renovations but rather securing the funds to acquire their investment properties in the first place. And that's where our fix and flip loan program comes into play.

  • Hard Money Facts: Myths Debunked

Hard Money Facts: Myths Debunked

January 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Because hard money lenders fund projects conventional loans typically won't cover, there are a lot of misconceptions about what hard money loans actually are. Here Intrust Funding takes on a few common myths by talking about the facts.

  • Why Choose a Hard Money Loan over a Conventional Loan

Why Choose a Hard Money Loan over a Conventional Loan

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

As an alternative to conventional lending, many investors are using hard money lending. One reason is because hard money lenders like Intrust Funding underwrite investment properties based on expected ARV (after repair value) rather than current property value. As a result, neither credit score nor property condition are significant factors when investors apply for hard money loans.

  • Leveraging Benefits and Risks

Leveraging: Benefits and Risks

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Leverage as defined in the lending industry is the use of borrowed capital to achieve a financial gain. Investors typically use leverage when they expect profits to be greater than the interest payable. Leveraging can significantly increase your overall cash on cash return when used properly. But what happens when you leverage too much and a deal goes wrong?

  • Investing 101: Choosing the Right Hard Money Lender

Investing 101: Choosing the Right Hard Money Lender

January 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The key to becoming a good investor is to use hard money loan programs to fund your profitable deals. Even more important is finding the right lender! It’s no surprise that shopping around for a lender can be a daunting task. We’re here to help make the process more streamlined.

  • Puget Sound 100 Fastest Growing Private companies

Intrust Funding Ranks No. 40 on Puget Sound Business Journal’s Washington’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies List

October 9th, 2015|1 Comment

Back in 2015, Intrust Funding was named the 40th fastest-growing private company in Washington by the Puget Sound Business Journal. When asked to describe Intrust Funding, Managing Principal Will Heaton explained, “We’re not just lenders, we’re also investors. This allows us to have a comprehensive understanding of our clients and their needs.”

  • Inc5000 fastest growing hard money lender

Inc. 5000 names Intrust Funding as one of the fastest-growing companies in North America

August 17th, 2015|0 Comments

In 2015, Intrust Funding appeared on Inc. 5000's list for the first time. Inc. named Intrust Funding as one of the fastest-growing private companies in North America on August 12, 2015. The award recognizes and honors entrepreneurs by ranking companies that demonstrate significant revenue increase for the past three years. "The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” said Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident."

  • Puget Sound Business Journal

Puget Sound Business Journal Names Intrust Funding as One of the Top 50 Fastest-Growing Private Companies on the Eastside

July 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Beginning it's award winning history, Intrust Funding ranked on Puget Sound Business Journal’s Eastside’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies list on July 16, 2015. The annual award ranks companies based on their percentage of revenue growth from 2012 to 2014. To be eligible for this award, the companies must be headquartered in Washington’s Eastside cities, and have started the 2014 fiscal year as a privately held corporation, proprietorship or partnership.