Jefferson St. NW, Washington, DC 20011


The borrower is requesting a hard money loan to acquire a lot to build a 3,000 sq ft brand new home (2,000 above grade and 1,000 below grade). The property is being purchased under market value for $151,000 (which is good for that area since there’s a lack of inventory). The borrower has a lot of experience flipping and building properties and does many transactions on a monthly basis. The Borrower is putting up about $34K+ of their own cash. The property needs $196K in work. The borrower is strong with a 684 credit score, experience flipping properties and money in the bank. HMB has already done many successful transactions with this Borrower. HMB is doing a full construction holdback and only reimbursing funds on completed work.


Loan Type: Purchase
Loan Amount: $347,000 1st Mortgage
Value of Subject Property: $550,000
Loan to Value: 63%
Term requested: 12 Month Balloon
Investor return: 12%
Exit Strategy: Resell property
Credit Score 684


The pros are:

The lender will have good collateral on an investment property with minimal construction needed. The borrowers have strong credit, good assets and experience. The Borrowers will be contributing about $34K+ into this deal.

The cons are:

The Borrowers exit strategy of selling could take longer than expected in this market.