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How To Get Started in Commercial Real Estate Investment

The first step into commercial real estate is often a challenge for new investors. Even if you have experience in regular property investment or you are starting your investment journey, you undoubtedly have questions and concerns about buying commercial property. Is it wise to invest in commercial real estate in [...]

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6 Questions To Ask A Private Lender

Property investors often rely on traditional money lenders to provide the necessary funding to acquire and maintain their investments. However, if they find themselves having a difficult time getting approved for a loan or for some reason the bank cannot make a settlement time, a private lender may be [...]

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Your Guide To Understanding Caveat Loans

Caveat is Latin for “let him beware” A caveat loan is a short-term business loan that is typically settled quickly. As a ‘secured’ type of loan, a caveat loan uses property as security and is usually taken out for somewhere between 2 weeks to 3 years. No credit or income [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About Investment Property Loans

According to Corelogic, approximately 20% of Australians hold an investment property, that is over 5.1 million of us in the investment market. Keep in mind that owner-occupied property is bought to be lived in, whereas an investment property is generally purchased with the intention of making money, usually with [...]

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Private Lender vs. Banks – Who to Choose for Real Estate Investment

Selecting the right lender to finance an investment or commercial property is not always a straightforward decision. Both happen to come with advantages and disadvantages that are highly dependent on your personal situation. Prior to determining which lender would be best suited for your circumstances, it is crucial to understand [...]

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Busting 5 Myths about Non-Bank Lenders

When people think of applying for a loan, their first thoughts instantly lean towards getting in touch with their bank. This has always been the conventional way of obtaining finance, however, many Australians are now considering “private” or non-bank lenders. Similar to traditional banks, non-bank lenders provide financial products such [...]

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Pros and Cons of Commercial Real Estate Investment

Considering stepping into commercial real estate investment? Private Mortgage lenders ‘Pacific 8’ explain how it all works and what the pros and cons are for investing in commercial properties. What Is Commercial Real Estate Investment? Commercial real estate is property that is used for the purpose of conducting business, that is, [...]

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Things to Look for in a Private Lender/Non-Bank Lender

Considering a private lender to grow your investment portfolio may be a strategic way to access funds fast. If you do decide to seek a loan from a private lender, you will need to research carefully and ultimately, narrow down your options to ensure you are getting the best [...]

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Choosing a Non-Bank Lender vs. Banks for Home Loans

Borrowing from a bank has become the standardised method for home loans. However, did you know there are competitive options such as non-bank lenders in the mortgage market that can provide you the finances you need without the limitations of borrowing from the Big 4? As a property investor, [...]

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