What are bridge loans? A bridge loan is a type of asset-based, short-term loan, typically taken out for a few months to a couple of years pending the arrangement of longer-term financing or an exit, such as the sale. It is used to ‘bridge’ the gap during times when financing is critical but not readily […]
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The housing market has seen intense competition, massive price surges, and dwindling inventory since 2020 – But if you’re a real estate investor, all of that may be about to change, and for the better. Mortgage rates are rising. In mid-June of 2022, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 5.81%. That may seem high; however, rates […]
There are many income tax issues that must be considered when a foreign national invests in U.S. real estate. The analysis begins with the foreign national’s tax status in the U.S. tax system: 1) Are they U.S. citizens (dual citizens)? 2) If not, do they hold a “Green Card” that allows permanent U.S. residency status? […]
A bridge loan is a type of asset-based, short-term loan, typically taken out for a period of a few months to a couple of years pending the arrangement of longer-term financing or an exit such as the sale.
A bridge loan is short-term financing used to facilitate the financing of a property for a short period.
Our client was referred to by a developer in Houston, Texas who we worked with previously.
For those who are new to investing in real estate, the common question is, what is bridge financing?