Investment Secrets

Published November 9, 2021

Other People’s Money (OPM) Vs. Other People’s Time (OPT)

Money and time have a few things in common. Both are required to be successful in real estate, but everyone’s personal supply of both has...

Investment Secrets

Published September 13, 2021

ROE Vs. ROI: What Formula Should I Use?

There are so many matrices to use when analyzing deals, how do you know what numbers or formulas to look at and use?  Two of...

Investment Secrets

Published August 11, 2021

Investing With No Money Down Is Possible

I was sitting in a meeting full of extremely successful real estate investors and the topic of what beginning investors want to know came up. ...

Investment Secrets

Published June 8, 2021

Expand Your Rental Property Portfolio With These Two Strategies

I love hearing about and learning new investment strategies. Two strategies I have been hearing a lot about these days are House Hacking and Nomad....

Investment Secrets

Published April 9, 2021

Make Smart Real Estate Investments By Avoiding These Myths

We have all seen the late-night TV infomercials with the big houses, expensive watches, and fancy cars. Oh yeah, and you can do it part-time...

Investment Secrets

Published April 8, 2021

Redefining The Competition Through Market Opportunity Analysis

Business opportunities are needed to both start your venture and to grow it. But how do you know what opportunities to pursue? Shouldn't you jump...

Investment Secrets

Published April 1, 2021

The Stock Market Versus Real Estate: Which Investment Is Better?

I was 22 when I completed my general classes in school and began signing up for finance and business classes. At that point, I owned...

Investment Secrets

Published March 11, 2021

How To Become A Hard Money Lender

One real estate investor responded, "To have more passive income than expenses." The question asked was, "What is your goal for real estate investing?"  The...

Investment Secrets

Published March 10, 2021

Is Investing In a 401(k) a Bad Idea?

We are told that investing in retirement plans is a good idea, but can that strategy actually push out your retirement? Although I am a...

Investment Secrets

Published December 9, 2020

How To Buy Real Estate Foreclosures – A Step By Step Guide

Foreclosures represent an excellent opportunity for real estate investors. After all, foreclosed properties are often available at a discount because they are often in a...

Investment Secrets

Published April 9, 2020


In order to reach the top of the real estate investing mountain, you're going to want, and need to utilize all the tools available to...

Investment Secrets

Published March 12, 2020

Investment Secrets – Only 2%

Last month Pine Financial Group hosted the 2020 Minnesota Real Estate Investor Success Summit, it was a great event and we had our best turn...

Investment Secrets

Published August 9, 2019

When To Sell A House

Taking the idea of trying to time the market out of the equation, how do you know when the best time is to sell a...

Investment Secrets

Published July 11, 2019

Improving Seller Calls

It was a fall Sunday morning before a Denver Bronco game. I was playing fantasy football and desperately wanted to watch the pregame shows to...

Investment Secrets

Published June 12, 2019

Debt And Equity

Strategies to fund your next real estate purchase: As a hard money lender, I get calls daily from real estate investors wanting help funding their...
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Pine Financial’s Lending Process

Every loan that we make goes through our lending process. Whether you are a borrower or are interested in investing with us, get to know the steps we take to ensure we are investing in successful projects.