Investors Guide To Loan Investing
Find Investment Opportunities

Become a Hard Money Lender Print

In order to become a hard money lender (aka “private money”) you should first examine hard money lending as part of your overall financial and investment strategy. In order to be a hard money lender, you should first become comfortable with the asset class, investment, and all parties involved.

Here are a few tips for getting started:

Browse the Private Money Lending Guide Site

This is a big one! We created this site because information about how to be a hard money lender can be difficult to come by. Our goal is to become your primary resource for all things related to hard money lending.

Also, before you contact the industry professionals, or look at investment opportunities, make sure to browse through the various sections offered throughout our site. Be sure to check out the related articles section, which will guide you to additional information on certain topics as well!

Develop Rapport with a Private Lender

Most loan professionals in the hard/private money business are very interested in long term relationships. Many investors choose a lender whom they have developed a rapport with and who pass the various due diligence tests for loans currently under consideration. Remember, it’s okay to ask questions and really get to know the person or company you intend to invest your capital with. In fact, it’s crucial you ask the tough questions as well.

Absolutely avoid the private money lenders who are pushing too hard, or trying to sell you on something with which you are not comfortable. There’s no better indicator of whether or not you should work with someone than how you feel. Listen to your gut and act accordingly.

Read Articles About Investing, in Detail

Go back through the Private Money Lending Guide site as you consider your options as a private investor and learn more about the real estate loan investment opportunities. Articles and tips that may not have seemed relevant to you when you were first browsing the site will contain important information which may benefit you in negotiating the best terms and selecting the best loan provider to assist you with your investment.

Disclaimer and Limitations of Use
The contents, text, images, data, forms, articles, questions and answers, discussions, legal and financial information and other materials ("Content") contained and maintained on the Private Money Lending Guide website are for informational or educational purposes only and no Content or portion of this website should be construed as, or relied upon as, legal, financial or investment advice; as the providing of legal, financial or investment services or as the recommendation of forms or of the opinions from author of Content.