We can usually underwrite and close a loan in 10 days or less as long as developer provides requested documentation when requested!
While we do evaluate the individuals behind a development company, and we do require a personal guarantee; unlike a conventional mortgage bank, we can still approve most loans even if the strength of the guarantor is not perfect.
- Minimum of 3 prior development projects completed successfully with HUD-1’s to support purchase and exit
- Minimum Credit Score of 640+ (must provide letter of explanation for lower scores)
- Loans are only made to development legal entity in good standing with the county and state of formation
- Personal guaranty from borrower required
- First liens only
- Loan amounts up to 70% of the After Repaired Value (excluding points & fees)
- 6 month term
- 2 month optional extension (extension fees may apply)
- 12% – 14% interest only payments with balloon at term end
- 3, 4, or 5% origination fee, depending upon loan amount
Up to 70% ARV
Fix & Flip Loans
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Carstensz provides short term financing for residential real estate development needs from Richmond to Baltimore with a hyper-focus on the DMV Metro area.