First Bridge Blog

Articles and industry content from the First Bridge Team

Is Now the Right Time to Buy an Investment Property?

Today’s post contains keen insights on winter real estate buys, from First Bridge Lending’s Vice President, Scott Townes. Mr. Townes started his professional career as an Intelligence Officer in the Marine Corps, where he served two combat tours in Iraq. Following his...

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First Bridge Fix and Flip Loans

Distressed or older properties in need of renovation are frequently listed for a much lower price than others in the same neighborhood of comparable size. The pricing is extremely attractive to investors who have the skills and expertise to restore a home and resell...

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First Bridge Owner Occupied Loans

If you live in a “hot” housing market such as Los Angeles, it’s important to be able to move quickly and create an offer that a seller cannot refuse. With so many potential offers, however, how do you stand out? Owner occupied loans can help you appeal to sellers and...

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FJM is now First Bridge Lending

We’re pleased to announce that FJM Private Mortgage Fund is now First Bridge Lending! We’re bringing you the same team, the same quality, and the same experience, but we’re working to bring you even better service for your private lending needs. Our new location in...

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Meet the Team Changing the Hard-Money Market

At First Bridge Lending, we combine in-depth industry knowledge and a high level of service to provide the best private lending options for our borrowers’ property investments. Since 2012, we have closed more than 2,000 loans totaling more than $1 billion , and we...

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2 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask When Seeking a Bridge Loan

When people seek out a bridge loan, without fail, they ask the same two questions: What’s the highest leverage you can give me? What’s the lowest pricing you’ll give me? These two questions may be top of mind for potential borrowers, but the reality is that they’re...

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How We’ll Save Your Deal with a Hard-Money Loan

When you come across the opportunity for a rare property investment, hard-money loans are the best way to secure funding with a reliable, fast turnaround. With our capital, we’ve serviced loans on exchange investments, complex entity structures, construction...

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