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Seattle Apartment Leasing on the Rise

At Juniper Capital, we inform our clients about news and trends impacting the real estate market in Seattle, the Puget Sound, Montana, and the Pacific Northwest. We specialize in construction and development loans, creative commercial real estate financing, Seattle real estate investment, and more. Our experienced team provides immense value to our borrowers throughout the loan process – call us today to experience the Juniper difference. Seattle is filling up new apartment units faster than any other region in the country. Significant new multi-family construction, especially in the South Lake Union and First Hill neighborhoods and suburbs such as Redmond and Bellevue had led to speculation that an apartment bubble could be forming. However, as highlighted by a recent article in […]


Down and Dirty – Land Loans 101

As private money lenders in the Northwest, we share relevant real estate news to keep you informed and achieve quality real estate investments in Seattle, Montana, Colorado, Utah, and other markets. At Juniper Capital, we specialize in land development loans, agricultural real estate loans, private construction loans, and more. Contact us today with any questions you may have about the real estate loan process. Raw land acquisition and development loans present a unique set of opportunities and challenges for borrowers and lenders alike. With sky-high prices and compressed cap rates across the Pacific Northwest, development deals may offer some of the best available returns to investors – but those potential returns are not without risk. Vacant land and dirt development loans […]


Washington Condominium Liability Reform

At Juniper Capital it is our goal to educate our clients on news and trends impacting the real estate market in Seattle, the Puget Sound, Montana, and the Pacific Northwest. Our experienced team provides immense value to our borrowers throughout the loan process. We specialize in fast hard money loans, private construction loans, private commercial real estate loans, and more. Contact us today to experience the Juniper difference. Are changes on the horizon? A potential solution to Seattle’s housing affordability crisis. Home affordability and the current housing crisis across Seattle and the surrounding region have been a hot topic for politicians and investors alike over the last several years. As new residents continue to flock to the region, solving this issue represents a […]


Benefits of Opportunity Zones

At Juniper Capital it is our goal to educate our clients on news and trends impacting the real estate market in the Seattle, the Puget Sound, and the Pacific Northwest. Our experienced team provides immense value to our borrowers throughout the loan process. We specialize in private construction loans, private commercial real estate loans, and more. Contact Juniper today! How can the savvy investor take advantage of the new Opportunity Zone program? Opportunity Zones have been a hot topic amongst real estate investors over the last several months. Created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Opportunity Zones were designed to encourage and reward reinvestment of capital gains into low-income communities across the nation. Each state governor was given the opportunity to […]


What is a Hard Money Loan?

At Juniper Capital, it is our goal to change the perception of hard money in Seattle, Tacoma, and across the Pacific Northwest. We are a creative, trustworthy, integrity driven private lending partner that comes through for our clients when banks simply can’t. Our experienced team provides immense value to our borrowers throughout the loan process, specializing in commercial loans, construction loans, and more. Give us a call to start the conversation today.    We’re starting the year off by going back to basics – what are hard money loans, and how can they benefit the savvy real estate investor? It has been said that hard money lending is the world’s second oldest profession. But, despite hard money lending’s lengthy history, […]


Lessons to Learn from a Lender in 2018

At Juniper Capital, we strive to educate our clients so they can make the most informed decisions regarding their real estate investments. As private money lenders in the Northwest, we specialize in commercial real estate financing, construction loans, fix and flip loans, and more. Leverage Juniper’s hard money lending experience and expertise in the year to come – give us a call to start the conversation today. Taking a look at the year behind us to better understand where we are going in 2019. As we come to the end of the year and look back on 2018, there are several notable trends and lessons we can learn from to gain insight on the lending and real estate markets in […]


What Private Money Lenders Are Thankful For

This holiday season, we made a list of what we’re thankful for as loan officers and underwriters. At Juniper Capital we are thankful for each of our borrowers, and the opportunity to assist them in closing private real estate loans that meet and exceed their needs. We are also thankful to continue to expand our business to serve Seattle, Tacoma and the South Sound, the state of Washington, and the entire Pacific Northwest. Give us a call to start the conversation today, and experience the Juniper difference. Thanksgiving weekend has nearly arrived, and it has us reflecting on the things we’re thankful for. No matter what time of year, there are a few things that loan officers and underwriters always […]


Why Hard Money is Important to Investors

At Juniper Capital, it is our goal to change the perception of hard money in Seattle, Tacoma, and across the Pacific Northwest. We specialize in commercial real estate loans, private construction loans, fix and flip loans, and more. Give us a call to start the conversation today.   Why hard money might be the easiest solution to your real estate financing dilemma. As veterans of the alternative financing industry, we are well aware of the negative connotation often associated with the term “hard money lender.” For some, it may stir up images of loan-shark like lenders, astronomical interest rates, or thugs sent to collect payments. But in reality, these couldn’t be further from the truth – as banks have continued […]


How to Identify Frauds and Fake Lenders

Identifying frauds and un-reputable lenders when seeking commercial real estate financing. As with all industries, the commercial lending industry features a wide variety of individuals and firms – some highly reputable, and others less so. When in the market for a commercial loan, the number of potential lenders can present a challenge to even the savviest real estate investors and developers. Seeking a private lending partner can present even more challenges, seeing as private lenders do not have the same accreditation processes as banks. So, when shopping for a private commercial loan, how does one identify the frauds and fakes and make the best selection for their borrowing needs? As private money lenders in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve outlined potential […]


Loan Terms for Real Estate Investors to Review

When negotiating and structuring a loan, the first questions we hear from borrower’s and primary focus of discussion nearly always center around the prospective lender’s rates and fees. While rates and fees will generally dictate the cost of the loan, not all loans are created equal – beyond the interest rate, there are several other important loan terms that borrowers should be aware of. Unlike traditional home mortgages, which are relatively uniform, commercial and bridge loans often include a wider variety of terms that can be of high importance to a real estate investor and the ultimate success of their project. Whether working with a bank or a private money lender, understanding the following loan terms will assist a real […]