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25 02, 2015

Investing in Cannabis

By | 2017-08-01T14:30:09+00:00 February 25th, 2015|Cannabis|1 Comment

History The marijuana industry remains mostly in the shadows, however, the passage of medical marijuana legislation in 23 states and of recreational marijuana laws in four states is attracting the attention of private equity investors, high Net Worth investors as well as individuals making the investment class a part of their overall, weighted investment strategy. [...]

9 01, 2015

Debtcraft is Lending to Foreign Nationals!

By | 2017-08-01T14:30:09+00:00 January 9th, 2015|Blog, commercial loans, commercial real estate, Private Real Estate Loans|0 Comments

Debtcraft lends to the most diverse client base imaginable, including people in foreign countries. As long as the deal makes sense, we can fund it!

5 01, 2015

2015 Economic Outlook Continue to be Strong for Commercial Real Estate

By | 2017-08-01T14:30:09+00:00 January 5th, 2015|Blog, Web-Finds|0 Comments

According to a December 30, 2014 report by Marcus and Millichap: The United States economy is growing strong.  In fact, it's the fastest pace of growth since 2003.   This bodes well for similar growth in 2015. GDP growth in the 3rd quarter of 2014 was the largest level in 11 years. Oil prices have [...]

10 12, 2014

Top Housing Markets for 2015

By | 2017-08-01T14:30:09+00:00 December 10th, 2014|Blog, Real Estate Sales and Acquisitions, Web-Finds|0 Comments

What housing marketings will see the strongest growth coupled withe best prices? Realtor.com Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke recently chimed in with his picks for the top 10 housing markets for 2015. According to Smoke: "The markets on this list range from big cities with older housing stock to big and mid-size cities with substantial [...]

7 12, 2014

Marijuana Legalization and the Real Estate Market

By | 2017-08-01T14:30:09+00:00 December 7th, 2014|Blog, Cannabis, Web-Finds|0 Comments

Marijuana usage is now legal recreationally in 3 states while 23 states and the District of Columbia allow for medical marijuana use.   The real estate industry is now left to come to grips with new issues surrounding the industry.   Issues dealing with growing and using.   These issues are affecting both the commercial [...]

17 10, 2014

PAPERS, EXHIBITS, DOCUMENTS, AND ABOVE ALL, QUESTIONS FOR PRIVATE COMMERCIAL LOAN APPLICATIONS

By | 2017-08-01T14:30:09+00:00 October 17th, 2014|Blog, commercial loans, commercial real estate, Private Real Estate Loans|0 Comments

For years we have heard the brokerage community complain that borrowers frequently "fudge" some of the commercial loan application questions or altogether omit important data. And while this might be true on a very, small scale, we imagine that the interviewer suffered from an acute inability to make astute client observations and ask the appropriate [...]