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Break Ground On Your Next Project With NavCap's New Construction Loan Program

Debbie Fales
9/20/2019

Here at NavCap, we are always swinging for the fences. Never content to sit on our laurels, we are constantly looking for new ways to serve our clients. Recognizing what our clients need—sometimes before they realize it themselves—guides every decision we make. 

And that means keeping our ears ...

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Searching For Ways To Build Wealth Through Real Estate Investing? Consider A 1031 Exchange.

Debbie Fales
9/3/2019

For many people, the pursuit of financial independence is like the quest for the Holy Grail—a noble goal forever just out of reach. 

But in the case of real estate investors, this goal is actually attainable with a little forethought and planning. And when we say planning, we mean ...

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Investing In The Senior Housing Market Is A Smart Move—If You Do It Right

Debbie Fales
8/12/2019

It’s an undeniable fact. America’s population is aging — and fast. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 20 percent of the U.S. population is expected to be over age 65 in 2030 compared with just 13 percent in 2010 and 9.8 percent in 1970 ...

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Thinking About Investing In A Short Term Vacation Rental? Set Yourself Up For Success.

Debbie Fales
7/31/2019

It’s summer! 

And that means longer days, warm nights and, best of all, vacation time. We know you’ve earned it.

Traditionally, vacation planning has involved direct booking of often over-priced and over-crowded hotels. But, with the advent of the internet, new travel options abound. Whether it’s VRBO ...

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Think You Know The Hottest Markets For Real Estate Investing In 2019? You May Be Surprised.

Debbie Fales
7/17/2019

Are you looking to spice up your real estate portfolio by expanding into a new market? Maybe you’re looking to diversify your holdings and spread out the risk geographically, Don’t just throw darts at a dartboard—do some research and make a plan. Understanding which markets are hot ...

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Download Our Free SOW Template To Set Your Project On The Right Path

Debbie Fales
6/20/2019

When it comes to house flipping, it pays to have a plan. As any successful flipper will tell you, a good Scope of Work (SOW) estimate is critical to the success of any reno project.

Map It Out

Basically, a SOW is a roadmap—laying out the path you will ...

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Tap Into A New Resource For Finding Your Next Fix and Flip—Ride Share Drivers!

Debbie Fales
6/6/2019

Finding a viable house to flip can be an uphill battle. We get it. That’s why we’re always on the lookout for new ways to make the search easier and more fruitful.

To that end. a recent article in the Wall Street Journal caught our attention. It examines ...

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Don't Reinvent The Wheel—Our Newly Updated Website Is Chock-full Of Helpful Resources For Real Estate Investors

Debbie Fales
5/23/2019

Having the right tools at your disposal can make life a lot easier—no matter what the project. Imagine trying to build a fence without a hammer or change a tire without a jack. It would be difficult at best and impossible at worst.

Here at Navigator Private Capital we ...

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NavCap Sponsors Top Producers Forum

Debbie Fales
5/9/2019

Navigator Private Capital(NavCap) is a proud co-sponsor of the Top Producers Forum designed for real estate agents with 15+ annual transactions. High grossing local agents will share the secrets to their success—so come and learn from the best. Network with industry experts to expand your reach and your ...

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What Exactly Is An LLC And Why Do I Need One To Flip Real Estate?

Debbie Fales
4/23/2019

We are glad you asked! An LLC stands for Limited Liability Company and offers some of the benefits of both a partnership and a corporation. It is essentially a corporate structure that allows for the pass-through taxation of its members as in a partnership while limiting overall liability as in ...

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Why Is The 70% Rule So Important In House Flipping?

Debbie Fales
3/14/2019

Any house flipper worth his or her salt has probably heard of the 70% rule. But few fully understand exactly what it means or why it is so important.

So let’s break it down.

How Is It Calculated?

Essentially, the 70% rule means that the purchase price of the ...

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Considering Your Next Fix and Flip? Evaluate The Area Carefully.

Debbie Fales
3/7/2019

Can you imagine this scenario?

You buy a fixer upper in an established, solidly middle-class neighborhood and get to work making the necessary repairs. You finish the project on budget AND on schedule and list it at an ARV that is sure to generate a healthy profit. All is well ...

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Help Us Grow — Refer A Client And Earn Some Cash

Debbie Fales
2/26/2019

Word of mouth.

It’s the lifeblood of our business. There is nothing more gratifying to us than a satisfied customer who recommends us to a colleague. In fact, we have created a Referral Program to encourage our customers to do just that.

It is easy to participate. Just sign ...

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Are You Looking For Buy And Hold Financing For Your Next Rental Property Investment?

Debbie Fales
2/19/2019

Are you looking to diversify your real estate investment portfolio with rental property? If so, it’s a wise move—not only because it will reduce return volatility but because it will also allow you to take advantage of evolving market trends.

Given the fallout from the mortgage foreclosure crisis ...

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In The Real Estate Investing World, A Little Knowledge Goes A Long Way

Debbie Fales
2/4/2019

It can mean the difference between generating a profit and suffering a devastating loss. Having a basic understanding of the fix and flip process will set you up for success. Take our word for it. Here at NavCap, we’ve seen the good, the bad, and the ugly, and it ...

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Stage It To Sell. Fast.

Debbie Fales
1/25/2019

When it comes to selling your fix and flip, time is of the essence. Every day that the house sits on the market means more money out of your pocket. Carrying costs can really add up between the utility bills, insurance expenses and, of course, interest on your loan. So ...

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Deconstruct Your Next Fix and Flip Carefully To Boost Your Bottom Line

Debbie Fales
1/17/2019

Real estate investing transforms neighborhoods and lives, breathing new life into run-down homes and revitalizing communities. Navigator Private Capital is proud to be a part of the change.

But did you realize that there is even more you that can do to promote positive change while still contributing to your ...

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Steer Clear Of These Three Home Repairs On Your Next Fix And Flip

Debbie Fales
1/10/2019

So you’ve crossed all your t’s and dotted your i’s, and are ready to begin your next flip.

Congratulations!

If you are like most flippers, your time and resources are precious so you want to deploy them where you will get the most bang for your buck ...

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Happy New Year! Looking Ahead To All Good Things In 2019!

Debbie Fales
12/31/2018

Happy New Year!

With the new year comes new resolutions. Have you been considering real estate investing but have been afraid to take the leap? Resolve to make it happen in 2019.

But you certainly don’t have to do it alone. NavCap is ready, willing and able to help ...

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All Multi-Family Investments Are Not Created Equal

Debbie Fales
12/19/2018

Have a few successful single family flips under your belt? Considering making the jump to a multi-family investment? With bigger risk comes the potential for a bigger reward but, like anything else, it pays to do your homework. Analyze the deal carefully before you take the leap!

Here are a ...

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