Category Archives: Private Lending

In the Hard Money Game Both Borrower and Lender Are Investors

We talk an awful lot about investors when describing what we do. The reason is simple: the vast majority of borrowers we do business with are real estate investors. They rely on hard money and bridge loans to obtain choice properties they believe they can make money on. But when you stop and think about […]

5 Question We Hope You’ll Ask When Borrowing from Us

Here at Actium Partners, we are big proponents of borrowers getting the best possible funding solution to meet their needs. We understand that hard money is a competitive business. We also know that borrowers have to look out for their own best interests. Believe it or not, we truly appreciate those who do. Given the […]

First-Time Clients: How to Increase Your Chances of Approval

Every client we have ever worked with was a first-time client at some point. They all had to convince us that partnering with them was a good idea. If you are planning to apply for your first Actium Partners loan, you will have to do the same thing. Don’t stress over it. Just make a […]

Are Hard Money and Private Lending the Same Thing?

Hard money lenders are private lenders in the sense that we are not publicly owned banks. However, in our industry, we differentiate between private lenders based on business models. It pays to know the difference if you are looking to fund a project by way of alternative financing. Actium Partners operates as a hard money […]

Is Hard Money Right for You – 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

Your typical bridge loan or hard money lender is willing to entertain any inquiry, within reason. At Actium Partners, there are those opportunities that interest us more than others. There are also opportunities we will never look at beyond the initial inquiry. We are not alone. Private lenders across the country are very discriminating about […]

4 Bank Issues That Don’t Scare Hard Money Lenders

We put a lot of effort into differentiating ourselves from banks and credit unions. As private lenders, those of us in the hard money industry are able to lend on projects that just aren’t suitable for traditional lending. We can do things banks cannot because our business model is different. Our ability to provide alternative […]

Why You Should Build a Long-Term Relationship with Your Lender

Financial advice websites do not typically talk about establishing long-term relationships with lenders in the context of hard money. That’s too bad, because establishing a long-term relationship with a hard money lender could mean access to fast cash for all sorts of projects. Hard money lenders are no different than any other kinds of lenders […]

How Hard Money Can Save a Deal on the Brink

How often have you heard that hard money is a resource of last resort? It is claimed so often that theconcept has become synonymous with hard money lending. Fortunately, for you and us it is not true.Not only is hard money lending not a last resort strategy, but it could also be the only form […]

Your Options When Approaching Business Loan Maturity

For many companies, business loans represent one of several funding vehicles necessary to keep things going. Business loans of all types have maturity dates, those dates on which the loans must be paid in full. However, reaching maturity does not necessarily dictate the end of the line. As a trusted hard money lender in Salt […]

How We Helped a Real Estate Firm Overcome a Roadblock

Hard money lenders like Actium Partners exist for one purpose: to do what banks cannot do. We loan money based primarily on collateral rather than personal credit history and other traditional factors. Furthermore, we do what we do quickly. Speed is one of the primary factors separating hard money from traditional bank lending.   A […]