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Here’s why you should sell your house to a Real Estate Investor

In today’s ‘hot’ market, houses are selling fast! However, this is not always the case, rather it is a very infrequent phenomenon in the housing market. If you want to keep this type of momentum and fast-track the sale of your property in any market condition, then consider selling to a real estate investor. A […]

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Top 5 Reasons why Realtors and Brokers should work with Investors

There are many different opportunities within real estate to expand your business and take your career to the next level. One great option is to work with Real Estate Investors. While investors are not a typical client for realtors and brokers, they could be a valuable asset to your business endeavors.  We’ve rounded up the top 5 reasons […]

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Serving West Lafayette for over a decade…

The team at CPL is always looking to invest in our great state of Indiana. It is ingrained in our company values and culture to support and invest long-term in our own communities. With a local team and local money, comes local decisions which gives us the flexibility to close fast and be creative with our […]

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Serving Bloomington for over a decade…

At CPL Investments, we are Hoosiers at heart. That is why we have a local team, with local money, that makes local decisions! We love our great state and always take advantage of opportunities to invest in Indiana. With a team of local real estate professionals, we have personal incentives to center our localities and find […]

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Serving Lawrence for Over a Decade…

Centering our Indiana community is a passion for us here at CPL Investments. As a local team, we are always looking for ways to invest in the places that we live and work. Additionally, as a local, hard-money lender we are able to make decisions in-house which allows us to be creative and quick in […]

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Serving Greenwood for Over a Decade…

As a team of local experts, we at CPL Investments are always looking for ways to support our own communities. We love our home State of Indiana and consistently prioritize local areas to invest in. With a local team and local money, comes local decisions. This allows our team to be creative and close deals […]

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House Hacking 101

House hacking is gaining popularity as a means for new investors to get into the real estate investment world without breaking the bank. Put simply, house hacking is the act of purchasing a property, living in it, and renting out part of that property to cover your expenses. It’s a smart way to maximize your […]

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What’s going on with the Housing Market and When will it End?

While the housing market has been hitting new records over the last year, many economists and real estate experts are wondering when things will start to cool off again. There are understandably many fears that the market will crash, as it did in 2008 which ultimately was followed by the Great Recession.  If you similarly are […]

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First Impressions Matter: Maximizing your Flip’s Curb Appeal

To celebrate the start of Spring in Indy, CPL style, we’ve decided to share our top tips for low resource but high impact curb appeal changes for your real estate flip!  While it might be tempting to spend little time and attention on the curb appeal of your flip, it’s important to remember that first […]

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Single-Family Residence VS Multifamily Residences

If you’re interested in investing in real estate, determining which property type best fits your current situation and your future aspirations, is a major first step. Typically, there are two options: single-family residence VS Multifamily residence. Single-Family residence (SFR) is investing in a property that is a traditional home for a single family. This could […]

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The 5 Biggest Myths of Real Estate Investing: Debunked

As with any industry, there are misconceptions and myths that surround real estate investing that ultimately hurt those trying to get into the industry or those who are already involved. These falsities can either stunt someone’s potential to be successful in this industry or might lead someone already invested to make some big mistakes. We […]

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Hamilton County: where we live and work

At CPL Investments, we love to serve our great state of Indiana. Having a local team, with local money, that makes local decisions is part of what makes us great! As Indy’s premier lender, we have experience across the state and are always eager to find new areas to invest. Most exciting to us, is […]

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Serving Indianapolis for Over a Decade…

At CPL Investments, our passion is serving our great state of Indiana. That is why we have a local team, with local money, that makes local decisions. It is engrained in our company values and culture to center our own communities and invest long-term in the places that we live and work. With our unique […]

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March Madness in Indy

While Indiana college basketball might not have made it far in the March Madness tournament this year, Indiana as a state is set to experience some major ‘wins’ from this year’s tournament. As many probably know, the State of Indiana is contracted to hold the NCAA College basketball tournament this year. The tournament games will […]

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2020 Couldn’t Stop the Indy Housing Market….

While 2020 has been a year that changed so much for so many of us, it seems that some things have not been impacted as greatly by these unprecedented times. In this blog post, we decided to dig into the Indianapolis market and figure out what exactly is going on during the year of COVID. […]

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CPL Investments: The Origin Story

At CPL Investments, we consider ourselves a family and we welcome all of our clients into this family. Often times, you hear big corporations tout this exact sentiment, or you might have even heard it at your own job….. But at CPL, this feeling is not just authentic, but it’s enrooted into our core values […]

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Hard Money VS Private Money: It’s all Money to me!?

Whether you are new to the real estate investment arena or a seasoned veteran, one of the most important aspects of your success will be your ability to access reliable and fast funding. Money makes the world go round, right? You can line up a stellar team, have a solid timeline, and all the dedication […]

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Should I Get an Inspection

We often get asked this question from flippers who are just starting out. The straightforward answer is yes, if you have the money and the time needed to schedule one, we will almost always recommend having the property inspected. If you are just starting out, inspections can be incredible learning tools. Inspectors act as an […]

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Communicating with your Lender

Our all-encompassing mother value is ‘Relationship’, it is at the heart of everything we do here at CPL. Without the relationships we have built and fostered over the years it is hard, if not impossible to imagine that we would still be in business ten years later. As with any relationship though, it is a […]

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The Top Five Reasons We See Real Estate Investors Fail

In our nine years of loaning money for real estate investment projects we have seen a lot. Much of it good, although we have seen our fair share of the bad as well. Investors in this space have to take on risk in order to complete these types of deals and without their entrepreneurial spirit […]

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What Credit Score Do You Need for a Competitive Rate on a Fix and Flip Loan?

It’s a well-known fact that a low credit score means less opportunity. This can be disheartening if you’ve had trouble with credit in the past and therefore have no means to boost yourself up. Luckily, when it comes to fix and flip loans, a lower credit score doesn’t always mean a higher loan rate.  A […]

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Hard Money Loans – What You Need To Know

A hard money loan (also called ‘short term’/’private money’/’rehab’/’fix and flip’ loans) means borrowing money used for the fix and flip project by mortgaging the property that you plan to flip. You use the property as collateral.  These types of loans are done quickly because they are relevant in fast-paced industries. When investors come across […]

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Why to Get Pre-Approved for a Fix and Flip Loan

Whether you’re a pro when it comes to fixing and flipping properties or just getting started, there’s no doubt that you’re focused on the property itself. That’s the whole reason you’re in the business.  What many people don’t realize is that by thinking of only the property and not funding, you’re getting ahead of yourself […]

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