Services for Real Estate Pros - Hard money lending for investors in NH and MA
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The Washington Post's Mensa Invitational once again invited readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are the winners: 1. Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the subject financial...
I recently had a developer/designer change my graphic and colors on my website.  We are trying to decide on the colors and design, and I'm looking for feedback.  Specifically, the red - too dark, too bright?  Should the $100 bill graphics be red or gray?  And any other opinions you'd care to shar...
I just received the greatest testimonial from an investor that I work with in my private lending business in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  When's the last time someone said you were outstanding?  Or that they would recommend you without reservation?  I have to brag a little, because it made m...
Honestly, I think only real estate investors will like this, but it had me falling out of my chair laughing. is a website devoted to real estate investors.  An investor posted on the forum looking for a hard money lender to finance a castle.  Since that's my business, I of cours...
How many times have you lost your cell phone?  Whether for a few minutes, or for a few hours?  You've had that gut-wrenching feeling - all the lost data, not to mention the expense of replacing that expensive smart phone. I have found the most awesome application for my Droid - it's called Lookou...
A few minutes ago, I wrote a new post with a title, and I carefully crafted the body of the post with formatting and photos.  It took a while.  I added tags, set the status to draft, chose my Channels, Groups and Categories, and clicked Post. The page reappeared with "You need to enter a title an...
There is a new program for real estate investors that can provide as much as 100% financing for rehab projects. Just to be clear, I provide financing to real estate investors in MA and NH, not to homeowners.  A typical project would be a house in disrepair, whether a bank owned REO or a property ...
I saw a post today by J Philip Faranda discussing cash offers.  He said that buyers had to show proof of the cash in a bank account before anyone would accept their offer.  I disagree. I'm not an attorney, don't play one on TV, and I'm not a licensed agent either.  I'm a real estate investor and ...
The other day, I called a someone who I hadn't spoken with in a few years.  He was a business connection, but we hadn't done any business together. He answered his cell phone with "Hello, Ann?"  The inflection was such that there was a question in his voice that I was actually calling him, and he...
Recently it was made clear to me that when I write content and then post the same identical content in multiple places on the web, that Google ignores it.  Even if it is my own original content.   Ooops. I have a blog on my website,, and would write a post, then post it on...

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