Just like with any business, bank or mortgage company, hard money lenders Arizona want to see that you’re interested in a particular project. Always return calls promptly and get the information they need in a timely manner. Hard money lenders keep less capital on hand than banks. If you delay in getting back to a hard money lender, they may lend their assets to another borrower.
The first step to being the first in line to get approved for one of these Mortgages is to so a deep, penetrating interest in the project. Let them know you’re not just in it for the money. You don’t want to just renovate an old nursing home, you want to give it a modern feel and make sure the community at large is prepared for such a great benefit to the area.
And if it appears to be some kind of charitable act that will make the world at large a better place, they’ll be all the more ready to join your team and fund your project. After all, everyone loves to feel like they’re doing some good in the world.
Also, don’t forget to do a little homework. Make sure you know the potential property inside and out, including but not limited to talking to contractors and getting estimates on costs and repairs. You’ll really show them what it’s all about if you’re passionate and knowledgeable.