How to explain using your 401k to a potential private lender

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Hi Everyone, 

I'm new to investing and trying to build up my private lender list. I want to understand  how to use your 401k to private lend for investing in a flip so I can explain it to potential lenders. 

Thanks for the info!

@Nina Sylvains  

to educate yourself on the subject I suggest you search this forum on this topic, there are many discussions that you will find educational and helpful. 

In a nutshell you can ask potential lender if they have an IRA or 401k. Then you can ask them if they are happy with the returns they are getting there. And you can explain to them that they can set up a self directed IRA or 401k and use that as a bank and lend money to you and get nice (better) return on investment comparing to what they are getting now.

The investment that they are making will be secured by real estate (deed of trust) and guaranteed by the contract (promissory note).

@Dmitriy Fomichenko  

Thank you for your help. I have read some of the post about this topic but I was starting to get confused but I'm sure that's part of the process. I'll continue to research and read until it all comes together. :)


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