To minimize the risk to investors and borrowers, projects are carefully evaluated through a 34-point scoring matrix.

“We work with tons of brokers across the country, helping them find financing for their non-owner occupied loans,” Martino said. 

While Sharestates focuses mostly on the fix-and-flip side of the mortgage business, the company has seen investors recently shift their interest towards rental products in response to changes in the market.

Looking forward, with properties “continuously gaining equity”, Sharestates is now directing its efforts to finding the right brokers to work with, he added.

“This year has really given us an opportunity to see that there’s a lot of capital for everybody,” he said, adding that Wall Street now “wanted to be involved for the first time in a very long time” in the wake of a turbulent, COVID-dominated 2020.