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HardMoneyHome.com has partnered with a number of industry experts who specialize in real estate sales, private and hard money lending, fix-and-flip renovations, real estate law, and more. These experts review and author our content to guarantee accuracy in the information we provide.
Casey Fleming (Broker # 01821025, NMLS # 135622) is financial advisor with 40 years of experience. He is the author of the well-reviewed book The Loan Guide: How to Get the Best Possible Mortgage and the publisher of LoanGuide.com. He is a subject matter expert on mortgages and other financial planning issues and has been featured in Money.com, Yahoo Finance, U.S. News and World Report, Realtor.com, USA Today, Credit.com and Trulia, to name a few.
Author, Real Estate Developer
Kacee Jackson is an entrepreneur, real estate developer, author, and philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of The 360 Company, a Texas-based real estate firm specializing in residential and commercial renovations, ground-up construction, and land development. The company focuses on building affordable housing for lower- and middle-income families, particularly in rural areas.
Kacee is the author of multiple publications, including 'Private Lender Secrets Revealed,' where he shares a number of his financing strategies for building wealth through leveraging hard money debt on real estate projects.
REALTOR®, Real Estate Developer
Travis Doss is a graduate of the University of Texas as well as The Acton School of Business. In his nearly 2 decades of real estate experience, he has sophisticated brokerage, leasing, and development transactions experience. He currently works with the TOWERS Real Estate Group, focusing on large commercial transactions.
Real Estate Broker, Developer, & Investor
Jaci Calhoun has been a licensed Real Estate Broker for 15 years. She specializes in real estate development, new home sales, sales leadership, and marketing.
She has held numerous positions in sales leadership during her career, including the national director of sales operations for PulteGroup, a fortune 250 homebuilder. She is also an expert in real estate marketing, sales training, negotiation, and building large profitable sales teams. She has been responsible for over 7,500 home sales and closings throughout her career.
Currently, Jaci serves as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for MI Homes, a major national homebuilder.
Construction Project Manager
Patrick Mullins is a professional house flipper and project manager for a Texas-based real estate investment company. He has more than 10 years of experience in the real estate development business and has overseen more than 100 projects. His experience ranges from small residential rehabs to ground-up construction of large multi-family and commercial properties. Through this experience, Patrick has developed expertise in all areas of the real estate development process, including deal evaluation, design and planning, permitting and construction, and marketing.
Hard Money Lender, Real Estate Investor
Ryan is the founder and creator of HardMoneyHome.com and currently acts as a strategic advisor to the company. He has built his extensive knowledge of real estate through two decades of investing in markets throughout the United States. He operates Patterson Towers Investments, an Austin, Texas-based private lending fund for real estate developers. The company has funded more than 500 loans over 15 years, with an outstanding track record of success.
He has also developed and renovated commercial and residential properties in major markets in Texas. Through this experience, he has developed knowledge of every stage of the development, design, and building process.
Todd is a licensed real estate agent and REALTOR® and runs Harper Residential in Austin, Texas. He specializes in the Central Austin real estate market, but also works throughout the Central Texas region. He is an expert in residential and commercial sales and leases. He has a degree in Environment Science from Homboldt State University and is currently completing a Masters Degree in Management at the Harvard University Extension School.