Bridge Loan

Commercial real estate projects can be a lucrative investment opportunity for those who are willing to take on the associated risks. While financing options for these projects vary, bridge loans are often used to cover the gap between the initial investment and the eventual long-term financing. However, recent trends in the market have shown a rise in bridge loans with radically lower interest rates than the current rate. This may seem like an excellent opportunity to save on interest costs, but it poses significant risks to investors and lenders alike.

First, it's essential to understand what a bridge loan is. A bridge loan is a short-term loan used to finance the gap between the purchase of a property and long-term financing. Typically, these…

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AVM

Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) have become increasingly popular in recent years as a tool for estimating property values in the real estate industry. These models employ algorithms and vast amounts of data to generate property valuations quickly and efficiently. While AVMs may offer several benefits, including reduced costs and faster processing times, they are not without their drawbacks. 

 

Limited Data and Data Quality

One of the primary reasons AVMs can be prone to errors is the quality and availability of data used in the valuation process. AVMs rely on historical sales data, property characteristics, and local market trends to generate valuations. However, the data available may not always be accurate, complete, or up-to-date.…

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Noank Village

Congratulations, Noank! As if we needed more proof that this coastal village is nothing short of spectacular, it has now been ranked the #5 best place to live in Connecticut by Niche.com. As a haven for work, play, and relaxation, Noank truly has it all. In this blog, we'll delve into the irresistible charm of Noank and discover why it's the perfect place to create a life you'll love. #NoankCT #BestPlaceToLive


A Work-Life Balance Like No Other

In today's fast-paced world, finding the ideal work-life balance can seem like a Herculean task. But in Noank, it's not only achievable – it's practically a way of life. With its quaint village charm and easy access to larger cities like New London and Groton, Noank offers the best of both worlds. The…

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Man Thinking

In the world of real estate, there's a pervasive belief that it's always a good time to buy and sell property. However, the truth is that's not always the case. In fact, sometimes, it's in a client's best interest to hold off on buying or selling real estate altogether.


Now, I know this might sound counterintuitive coming from a real estate professional, but hear me out. As someone who's been in the industry for years, I've seen firsthand the consequences of clients making hasty decisions based solely on the belief that they need to be in the market.


The reality is that the market is constantly changing, and sometimes it's not in a client's favor. While there may be an overall trend toward buying or selling, it's important to take a closer…

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Buyers Remorse

It's not uncommon for buyers to experience feelings of regret and remorse after purchasing a property, and there are various reasons why this may occur. Suppose you are part of the 75%. In that case, you should find peace in knowing that many people just like you did not ask the right questions of their advisors, including real estate professionals and lenders, who should have supplied you with enough information to make a good decision. 

One potential cause of remorse is overpaying for a property. In today's competitive market, buyers may feel pressured to offer more than they can afford to secure their dream home. It's understandable to feel regretful if they realize later that they overpaid for the property.

Another reason why buyers may…

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