Confessions of a Private Lender. An Updated Chronology.

Saturday, October 27

     When I get inquiries about private lending I often refer people to this blog to get an overview of the types of deals I have done and my decision making process. This blog entry is a listing of my previous entries in chronological order, the earlier ones at the top. It is posted, primarily,...

What is the Meaning of Life?

Friday, October 26

     I know, 42.     Ask questions. That is how we learn. When you are poking around websites that are geared toward education, you are likely to find many people who will volunteer answers. You will, undoubtedly, get many good answers. You will also get some terrible answers. How will you be abl...

Story Time. Season 2. Episode 1. Drilling Down on a Rehab Deal.

Friday, September 28

     I have been sharing some of my stories on this blog for nearly five years (Confessions of a Private Lender. An Updated Chronology.) I have been sharing them in person at REIA meetings for longer than that. Last year, I was invited by the founder of my local REIA to record a series of podcast...

Changing My Direction.

Monday, February 05

    Real estate investing has provided me many opportunities over the years. The most important has been the ability to approach work the way I wanted to. I was trained as a pharmacist. I was attracted to that profession for several reasons and I held some pharmacist positions that I really like...

Confessions of a Private Lender.

Monday, January 01

I am a private lender, have been for nearly 4 years. I am not wealthy. The first deal I funded was for $50,000. That may seem like a lot of money right now but I assure you that if you follow a real estate investing plan you may soon find yourself in control of considerably more than that. ...

Don’t Ask for Money on Facebook.

Friday, May 12

     Private funding is a relationship business. If you are seeking funding you are not likely to be very successful asking on social media. I’m not saying you won’t reach people with money on Facebook, you most certainly will, but you are more likely to alienate people in your circle or near yo...