Recommended Private Hard Money Lenders for Real Estate Investors

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RCN Capital one of the largest private lending companies in the country, serving residential real estate investors. They are based in Connecticut and have been in the private lending business since 2010. Last year, RCN funded 1,070 loans.


  • Will will consider deals in many parts of the country that other lenders shy away from, as long as the loan amount is above $50K
  • 3 Loan Products - Fix & Flip, Rehab & Rent, Long-Term Rental
  • Extremely Efficient - 60+ employees in their main office


RCN Capital has been listed on Private Lender Link since 2016, and we are continually impressed with many things about this company - efficiency, transparency, marketing, technology leadership.




SDC Capital is a family office lender, based in Burbank, that offers a fast, easy and transparent lending process to real estate investors in Northern and Southern California. Most of their deals are bridge loans, but they fund value add projects, ground-up construction, and even cannabis use properties.


  • Loan Amounts: $100K to $5MM
  • Rates as low as 6.99% for 1st lien (9% for 2nd liens)
  • Origination Fee: 0% to 2%
  • Will consider 2nd position loans
  • No appraisal required for most transactions


The company's founder used to be a developer, so they have a lot of experience with rehab and construction projects. You'll find 10 videos on their profile which provide details about their lending guidelines and loan process. is an online marketplace where real estate investors can easily find private & hard money lenders nationwide. All lenders have a profile with lots of info which is not available anywhere else. There is no fee to search, and no registration is required.

Private Lender Link, Inc. | CA DRE Lic. #02057741

200 Main Street, Suite 200D, Redwood City, CA 94063