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What Determines the Right LTV Ratio?


Posted by SFG Staff Writer

It is an indisputable fact that the lower the loan-to-value (LTV) ratio is on a property, the safer the lender’s capital is on that particular loan. However, that presupposes one critical condition: The lender must have a solid grasp on the absolute cash value the securing property would earn in a reasonable […] Read on

The Win Win Approach to Private Money Lending


Posted by SFG Staff Writer

At Seattle Funding Group, when we consider a possible transaction the benefit to both the investor and the borrower take priority. The Investor: Offering investors modest yields allows us to accept higher quality transactions (with minimal problems) and leads to high yields over the long term. Promising higher yields in the short […] Read on

Two Core Markets, Holding Strong


Posted by SFG Staff Writer

Summer is just around the corner (or perhaps already here in the PNW), and the housing markets in both Seattle and San Diego have continued along their respective paths of increasing prices. Last year, we wrote about the rising home prices coupled with low inventory in desirable Seattle neighborhoods. This recent article […] Read on

How to be the Brokers Private Money Lenders Love


Posted by SFG Staff Writer

There are three types of brokers when it comes to emailed loan requests: The Deal Maker This is the best personality type. S/he provides 5 brief deal points to give the private money lender a “deal at a glance:” 1. Property type (30,000sqft, mid 80’s, B Class building) 2. Location (reasonably […] Read on