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The Old Capital Podcast is aimed at Real Estate Investors - both new and experienced.
Hosts Michael Becker and Paul Peebles deliver no-hype education and expert perspectives.
You will gain valuable insights from interviews with actual real life investors who are active in acquiring and operating apartment complexes. You will discover how they are identifying, financing and operating apartment complexes, as well as helpful advice on how to get started and avoid common mistakes.

May 27, 2019

For various reasons, not all apartments will qualify for a Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac loan today.
An example could be that current net operating income (NOI) versus sales price does not support a higher leveraged loan amount. Today, borrowers are seeking the right loan structure that can “bridge” them from point A to point B. Bridge loans may be the right financing strategy for value-add investors with a clear plan to increase future property income. Most bank bridge loans will only do low leveraged (60-65%), full recourse, short term loans. Bridge loans are NOT HARD MONEY LOANS. Underwriter John Q. Banker explains how to qualify for a HIGHER LEVERAGED NON RECOURSE REAL ESTATE BANK BRIDGE LOAN when a permanent lender does not offer an immediate solution based on the asset’s current financials, current occupancy and condition. You want to listen to this conversation. John and James go into detail on what is important in bridge lending.
Are you interested in learning more about how Multifamily Syndications work? Please visit to learn more about Michael Becker’s Real Estate Syndication business with SPI Advisory LLC.