Sandy MacDougall, President and Founder, brings a wealth of financial services and technology expertise to Mortgage Vintage, Inc. and CrowdTrustDeed.

Recently Funded Hard Money Loan in Los Angeles for $1,020,000.00

Self-employed, strong credit score borrower was seeking a business purpose cash out refinance loan to refinance the existing loan on this multi-family property.  Borrower has owned the property since 2009. Subject is a 100% occupied property which consists of 3 parcels totaling 23,161 square and is located on a commercial/residential street. The Property is an…

Gaps, Cracks and Whacks: A Hard Money Lenders Guide to Identifying and Preventing Poor Quality Contractors and Construction

What to look for when evaluating the quality of construction? Many hard money loans in Orange County involve a borrower rehabbing or repositioning a property before a sale or rental. The resulting property sale or rental will happen  faster when the rehabber deploys proper project management and quality construction. A well-run project will facilitate a…

Recently Funded Hard Money Loan in Los Angeles, CA For $425,100.00

Real estate investor and self-employed borrower was seeking a business purpose cash-out refinance to payoff existing 1st TD and make improvements to the property. Subject is a 2-story, 4-unit multi-family property located in Los Angeles.  Property measures 2,810 sf of gross living area, and is situated on a 4,996 sqft lot. Property consists of two…