View Park, CA – January 2020

Jan 23, 2020

This borrower found a good deal on a property and had to move quickly — specifically, he HAD to close in 15 days. Having worked with CIVIC on several past deals (15 loans between himself and his partnerships!), he knew […]

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A Guide to Investing in Real Estate in your 20s and 30s

Jan 16, 2020

A Guide to Real Estate Investing in Your 20s and 30s What’s one goal most people want to accomplish in life? Financial freedom. It’s no secret that real estate investing is a great way to build wealth. Yet most people […]

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#CIVICCARES Serves Our Community with a Habitat for Humanity Playhouse Build

Jan 08, 2020

The gift of play might seem unusual, but as Fred Rogers once said, “for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” This holiday season, CIVIC team members joined together to package the gift of play […]

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How To Save Money Between Tenants

Dec 19, 2019

One of your larger costs as a landlord is the downtime while transitioning tenants. Your property sits vacant while you’re paying the utilities, doing any necessary repairs, running advertising, and screening new applicants. There are several, fairly simple, things you […]

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Marietta, GA – December 2019

Dec 11, 2019

Behind this southern gem of a property was an experienced real estate agent who leaned on CIVIC for their very first flip! Interestingly enough, the majority of the borrower’s real estate and broker business is with INVESTORS, so they had […]

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Rental Property Rate Considerations

Dec 04, 2019

There are many factors that will play a role in determining a fair monthly price for your rental properties. Features that make your property more desirable than the competition justify your ability to ask for a higher monthly rent. At […]

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Three Common Hesitations For Real Estate Investors

Nov 20, 2019

Investing in real estate is not for the faint of heart. Whether you’re contemplating a fix and flip, or thinking of becoming a rental property owner, taking the leap into real estate investing is a big deal. Veteran investors will […]

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Bothell, WA – November 2019

Nov 18, 2019

This fix and flip loan was for a very experienced investor in the Seattle market. Although they were originally working with another hard money lender on this property to begin with, our repeat borrower moved their business over to CIVIC […]

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Consumers Think Real Estate Is The Safest Investment

Nov 13, 2019

Across age groups, consumers believe that purchasing a home is a solid investment, according to a new survey from, a home remodeling website. They’re upbeat even though many, particularly the youngest generation, believe they will face another housing crisis […]

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