Striving to become a savvier real estate investor? Then understanding underwriting basics is a building block you can’t afford to skip. Every Trust Deed investment at Ignite Funding starts with the underwriting of the loan and the subject property. Our process follows the framework of many of the same questions you may already be asking, such as, what regions do we originate in & why, how do we find & vet borrowers, and how do we qualify a property? So, let’s get started!
Are you a savvy business owner looking for an alternative way to build your firm’s net worth? When you invest in Trust Deeds with Ignite Funding, you have the opportunity to earn double-digit returns annually on your company’s surplus cash. If you are unfamiliar with this type of investment, Trust Deeds are passive, fixed income investments in turnkey real estate projects collateralized by real property.
Forbearance Agreement. Sounds dark and ominous, right? Understandable, but before you go into panic mode, you should first understand what exactly a forbearance agreement is and why commercial lenders, like Ignite Funding, keep this mortgage tool on their tool-belt. Below we go into a Q & A with our resident underwriter, Pat Vassar, to help clear the air on what is commonly misconstrued as an unfavorable situation.
Ignite Funding believes strongly in transparency, which is why every year we release our Loan Portfolio Performance Record. To highlight in 2019 Ignite Funding paid out $10,878,195 in income to investors at an average 10.14% annualized interest rate.
Since 2011, Ignite Funding has funded $703,684,750 in land acquisition , development and construction of real estate projects throughout the Southwest.
Did you decide to create a few goals or “resolutions” to follow for the New Year? Did those resolutions also include your financial well-being and investment goals for 2020? It’s easy to just jump on the personal health bandwagon. Eat less carbs, go to the gym more and lose 10 pounds. Maybe this year you should try to do something different. We have put together a few questions and ideas to help spur you on to your journey to achieve those investment goals, whether it’s with Trust Deed investments with Ignite Funding or any other investment opportunities you may have in 2020.
Tax season is upon us and we know that making sure you gather all the necessary documentation for proper and timely filing can be a stressful and sometimes confusing process. To help mitigate some of the confusion, we want to make sure you are prepared for what type of tax documents you should expect to receive directly from Ignite Funding, if any. The tax documents you receive is determined by the account type that you invest with and if any of your investments have experienced a foreclosure. Below are some of the frequently asked questions we receive each tax season. If you can’t find an answer to one of your own questions below, please reach out to your Investment Representative for additional clarification.
Here at Ignite Funding we offer passive real estate investments that earn investors a 10%-12% annualized fixed income. All you have to do is choose an investment, fill-out some paperwork and send in your funds. Now you can sit back and enjoy your returns, but for Ignite Funding, the work carries on. Today we are giving you a behind the scenes look with Pat Vassar, Director of Underwriting, to see some of what Ignite Funding does in its daily operations to keep these investments passive for its investors.
Trust Deed and REIT investments are seemingly similar at first glance. They both utilize crowdfunding type platforms that open the door to commercial real estate investments at a lower “buy-in” than your typical real estate venture (i.e. rentals, fix-n-flips, etc.); and offer a steady stream of passive income. There are some key differences that you should be aware of when deciding which investment vehicle is best for your portfolio and for your tolerance for risk.
In June, the Las Vegas Review Journal held open nominations in 321 categories to find what the public felt were the best companies in Las Vegas. Ignite Funding was nominated for the "Best Commercial Real Estate Broker" category. The winners were announced October 13th, 2019 and Ignite Funding won the silver medal in our category!
What exactly is a Solo 401(K) and who qualifies for this type of plan? This plan is exclusively for business owners that have no other full-time employees besides the owner and their spouse. It offers greater flexibility in investment options than your standard employer 401(K), including alternative investments, and greater contribution potential. Businesses that can participate include S-Corps, LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and C-Corps. This also includes contract work for businesses like Uber, Lift, Doordash and Postmates, even if it is just a “side hustle” you can utilize this type of plan.