Private & Hard Money

No cash and no credit? You can still be part of a profitable real estate investment when you leverage resources and raise capital.

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Kendall Stock

Kendall Stock is a successful real estate investor, a family man and not only an instructor for Renatus, but also a student. He applied what he learned about raising private and hard money and changed his life. By mastering real estate investment skills, he has raised over 15 million dollars in capital for investing and participated in over 400 transactions. “If I can do it, anyone can. I’m here to share with you the best strategies and techniques that I have mastered through real life practice."


"Can you do a real estate deal with no money and no credit? Explore a world of opportunities in Kendall Stock’s Private and Hard Money course. Learn the difference between hard and private money and how to effectively use both in your investment business. You will be able to identify how to leverage resources and utilize the correct terminology to raise capital for personal real estate investments while becoming the resource for real estate solutions in your sphere of influence.  When you learn to manage investors and interest effectively, you maximize the performance of your portfolio, get into more deals and will see huge success. Learn how Renatus community members have taken the information taught in this course and raised millions of dollars and put hundreds of properties in their real estate portfolios. Specific checklists and case studies walk investors through the time value of money, and how you can leverage resources to gain control of thousands of dollars in assets with little to no money out of pocket. It is all how you structure the deal for the Investor and the Lender. From equity sharing to points and interest, learn how Kendall has used these strategies to raise over 27 million dollars in funding for real estate investing. Now you can experience the same financial growth and success.

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    This Pre-Assessment is to raise awareness of your current knowledge level and give you a glimpse of the information covered in this course.

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    Class Introduction and Instructor Background

    Kendall Stock has learned and grown as an investor through Renatus education over the last 13 years. He has raised over 15 million dollars in his investing career through the Private and Hard money lenders and he is here today to show you how to do it, too.

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    Disclaimer & Course Objective

    In this class, your instructor will cover terminology for raising capital, the difference between Hard Money and Private Money and how to determine which one to use. He will also discuss creating a system to help you in raising capital.

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    • 04

      Value Exchange Activity

      The exchange of money is simply an exchange of energy. In our instructor’s value exchange activity, we find that we don’t always have the resources personally, but we can always be resourceful. He who has the resource makes the rules.

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      Five Simple Categories

      Kendall examines the 5 basic categories of funding – Conventional, Hard Money, Private Money, Partnerships, and Find a Way to Get it Done! As an investor, your title should always be “professional problem solver” or “PPS”. Investors solve problems.

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      Your instructor discusses important terms used in financing such as Deed, Mortgage, and Hard Money.

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      Hard Money Pros & Cons

      Kendall goes over hard money lending, discussing the pros like fast, easy funding, and cons, such as low funding, hidden fees, and time penalties.

    • 08

      Lender Questionnaire

      What are the best questions to ask hard money lenders? Your instructor talks about a few, including terms, where they lend, and how loan to value is decided.

    • 09

      Hard Money Example & Breakout

      Kendall walks you through 3 real examples of how a hard money loan can work. After he goes through the examples, he gives the class a breakout time to figure some examples out themselves.

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      Breakout Discussion

      Your instructor goes through some more examples with the class, with a bit of a challenge, breaking down the possible fees and how to figure out if this type of funding would work for you.

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      Breakout Continued

      Kendall walks you and the class through one more hard money lending example, with a couple of extra twists.

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      Deal or No Deal

      In this segment, your instructor helps you to determine your personal criteria and if the cost of the hard money is worth your investment.

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      Private Money & How to Market

      Private money lending is similar to hard money lending, but in private money lending there is generally a relationship forged between the lender and borrower. Learn how you can create those relationships.

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      How to Market to Private Money Investors, Continued

      Kendall shares more ideas on marketing to find private money investors, such as using Velocity Banking to help people create more cash flow that they can invest.

    • 15

      Private Money Debt Investor Example

      Your instructor runs the numbers on a private money deal to find out the cost of funds, the net profit, and length of time until the deal breaks even.

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      The Blended Approach

      In this segment Kendall walks you through some examples of private money blended investors figuring the equity share and total cost of funds.

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      Side by Side Compare and Review

      A detailed comparison of Hard Money and Private Money lending with a specific example and a look at “Kendall’s Way” of funding which combines a few strategies.

    • 18

      Raising Private Capital & Getting Creative

      The instructor shares his first deal, including finding the property, funding and credit, and bringing multiple strategies together to make it all happen.

    • 19

      Raising Capital: Calculating Which is a Greater Return

      A case study is used to instruct the class on different options and possibilities in raising capital for real estate investments.

    • 20

      Raising Capital and Asking Questions

      Learn how adjusting price and terms can lead to a deal that is beneficial to buyer, seller and lender.

    • 21

      Retirement Accounts

      Kendall expounds on the various benefits to utilizing retirement accounts and reviews information about Self-Directed IRAs and Velocity Banking.

    • 22

      Using an IRA

      Learn the six specific steps to lending from your IRA, including vesting the note and closing the transaction.

    • 23

      Six Steps To Raising Millions

      Our instructor boils down the process to these vital components. Follow his detailed directions to raise funds for your transactions.

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      Step One - Don't be Afraid to Ask About Finances

      Involving the live class members, Kendall demonstrates the power of asking people directly and specifically about their finances.

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      Don't Be Afraid Continued

      Sharing possibilities of strong return on investment and portfolio growth can hold the attention of lenders who may be willing to work with you.

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      Be Confident & the Napkin Sketch

      Kendall shares the way he illustrates his business model with possible investors, including a self-directed IRA and a new LLC.

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      Napkin Sketch Excercise

      Once again, the instructor includes the live class members in an activity demonstrating specific questions and simple diagrams used to engage possible investors.

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      401K Question

      Questions are answered surrounding the use of IRAs to finance real estate investments.

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      Obtain Buy-in and Minimize Risk

      The third and fourth steps to raising millions are discussed, and Kendall addresses the importance of utilizing professionals to make sure documents are completely correct.

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      Be Prepared Exercise

      Volunteers from the audience play out a scene of possible questions and answers that an investor may face when organizing funding for a deal.

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      Finalize the Paperwork & Fund Your Entity

      Our instructor identifies and explains the necessary paperwork for completion of your deal, from Conflict of Interest to Direction to Invest.

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      Becoming the Expert

      Gain your knowledge and own it. Become the expert investors need to create a win-win situation for everyone.

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      Final Thoughts

      Kendall encourages learners to determine their position in the CARS cycle (Confidence, Action, Results, Success) and ask themselves “Why are you doing this?”

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    This Post-Assessment is to measure your increased knowledge and see how much information you have retained from the course.