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When Carrie Cook says success in real estate is earned – she knows what she’s talking about.

“I do not have an Ivy League education. In fact, I didn’t go to college until 10 years after I graduated high school,” she explained. The mentor who suggested she do so was, at the time, the head of the Democrat Party in Nevada and running government relations for a Fortune 500 company. “I thought to myself, ‘she’s pushing this for a reason,’” she recalled. Her degree from the somewhat unconventional University of Phoenix taught her to work in a group setting. “It takes a group of individuals to accomplish what I’m accomplishing , period,” she said. “This is the result of a teamwork environment.”

“This” is a small word to describe the extremely big things Cook is doing these days. She is the CEO of Preferred Trust Company, a self-directed IRA custodian, and the president of Ignite Funding, a company which provides turnkey real estate investment opportunities in the Southwest in an unusual and highly collateralized format. “We’re very unique,” she said. “When you invest with us, your name is put on the deed of trust as a […]

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    Ignite Funding Explains How They Mitigate Real Estate Investments for Investors on Modern Living with kathy ireland ®

Ignite Funding Explains How They Mitigate Real Estate Investments for Investors on Modern Living with kathy ireland ®

Tune into E! Entertainment on Thursday July 14, 2016. See market-by-market listings below.

 

(LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2016) — Modern Living with kathy ireland® announces an exclusive feature story about Ignite Funding, a company offering Americans crowd-funded investments secured through collateralized real estate.

Kathy Ireland interviewed Ignite Funding’s President, Carrie Cook, to learn more about their services and solutions.

Ms Cook commented on why so many investors steer clear of the real estate market during the segment. She said, “I would love to know the answer to that. Why would they? Real estate is a part, and should be a part, of everyone’s portfolio. It’s not just stocks and bonds and mutual funds. Real estate is very, very important.”

She continued by speaking on what her company is doing to mitigate the risks of investing in real estate. She said, “Mitigating the risk is making sure that you are underwriting and the valuation of those assets are done diligently and efficiently and that you walk all of the properties. Also, making sure that you do not lend 100% to anybody. Who would do that? So lending 75% of what the value of that property is, mitigates the risk for an investor if you […]

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    Modern Living with kathy ireland® – Exclusive feature on Ignite Funding, Premiering June 26th

Modern Living with kathy ireland® – Exclusive feature on Ignite Funding, Premiering June 26th

Tune in to Bloomberg International on Sunday, June 26, 2016. See market-by-market listings below.

(LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2016) — Modern Living with kathy ireland® announces an exclusive feature story about Ignite Funding, a company offering Americans crowd-funded investments secured through collateralized real estate.

Kathy Ireland interviewed Ignite Funding’s President, Carrie Cook, to learn more about their services and solutions.

Cook commented on why so many investors steer clear of the real estate market during the segment. She said, “I would love to know the answer to that. Why would they? Real estate is a part, and should be a part, of everyone’s portfolio. It’s not just stocks and bonds and mutual funds. Real estate is very, very important.”

She continued by speaking on what her company is doing to mitigate the risks of investing in real estate. She said, “Mitigating the risk is making sure that you are underwriting and the valuation of those assets are done diligently and efficiently and that you walk all of the properties. Also, making sure that you do not lend 100% to anybody. Who would do that? So lending 75% of what the value of that property is mitigates the risk for an investor if you […]

Financial Advisor – Views from the Experts 2016

Commentary provided by Carrie Cook, President, Ignite Funding 

Real Assets: Diversification Without Barriers

The volatility of the traditional and non-traditional markets over the last decade has provided one certainty: uncertainty is inevitable. During uncertain times, investors seek out strategies and advisement to provide them long-term plans providing  less volatility and risk of loss. This is usually done through added diversification into new markets, asset classes and investment types. Many have the ability to expand into liquid alts and EFTs seeking alternatives and capital preservation outside the traditional mutual fund/stock axis. For a financial portfolio exclusively in traditional markets any integration of an alternative class breaks down barriers. However, until real assets are integrated the barriers will never be truly gone and “real” diversification will not be achieved. Real estate backed by collateral provides integration of secondary markets not correlated with bear or bull market movements.

Real estate investing can provide opportunities to invest in a means that does not move in tandem with traditional financial markets. Despite unique risks and considerations, real estate investments can be a useful tool to improve the risk-return characteristics of an investment portfolio. It can increase diversification and reduce volatility, and at the same time, offer non-accredited […]

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    Ignite Funding Explains How They Mitigate Real Estate Investments for Investors on Modern Living with kathy ireland®

Ignite Funding Explains How They Mitigate Real Estate Investments for Investors on Modern Living with kathy ireland®

Tune into Bloomberg International on Sunday May 15, 2016. See market-by-market listings below.

(LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2016) — Modern Living with kathy ireland® announces an exclusive feature story about Ignite Funding, a company offering Americans crowd-funded investments secured through collateralized real estate.

Kathy Ireland interviewed Ignite Funding’s President, Carrie Cook, to learn more about their services and solutions.

Ms Cook commented on why so many investors steer clear of the real estate market during the segment. She said, “I would love to know the answer to that. Why would they? Real estate is a part, and should be a part, of everyone’s portfolio. It’s not just stocks and bonds and mutual funds. Real estate is very, very important.”

She continued by speaking on what her company is doing to mitigate the risks of investing in real estate. She said, “Mitigating the risk is making sure that you are underwriting and the valuation of those assets are done diligently and efficiently and that you walk all of the properties. Also, making sure that you do not lend 100% to anybody. Who would do that? So lending 75% of what the value of that property is, mitigates the risk for an investor if you have […]

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    Modern Living with kathy ireland Explores How Ignite Funding Facilitates Real Estate Investments for Investors

Modern Living with kathy ireland Explores How Ignite Funding Facilitates Real Estate Investments for Investors

Tune in to E! Entertainment as sponsored programming on Thursday, February 11, 2016 and Bloomberg International as sponsored programming on Sunday, February 14, 2016 featuring Ignite Funding. View Program

 

(LAS VEGAS, February 2, 2016) – Ignite Funding announces an exclusive feature story conducted on Modern Living with kathy ireland, a weekly business television program featuring real-world insights from corporate executives from all over the globe. Kathy Ireland interviewed Ignite Funding’s President, Carrie Cook, to learn more about our services and solutions. She asks poignant questions about why so many investors steer clear of the real estate market during the segment; how Ignite Funding mitigates risk and how Ms. Cook has risen to the level she has in her career.

Through a detailed field report, Modern Living explores the types of investments available, how borrowers use the funds and how easy it is to get started by speaking with a current investor, Edna Martinez. Ms. Martinez shared her story, “There are very few places to invest your money these days with any comfortable feeling of return.” Speaking of her investments with Ignite Funding Ms. Martinez explains, “The income I get now that I am retired supplements my income quite nicely.”

Rob Beville, President […]

Ignite Featured in Business World Magazine

Business World Magazine features Ignite Funding and Carrie Cook. Ignite Funding Sparks Double Digit Interest in Crowdfunding Real Estate by Rob Bryant, editor.

Ignite Funding Announces Proven Investment Advisor Platform

Ignite Funding (Ignite), providing a turn-key alternative investment solution allowing investors earned income on collateralized first trust deeds, proudly unveils their Investment Advisor Program. Designed to unlock the world of alternative investments for clients entrusting their financial portfolio to an advisor. The program provides advisors, RIAs, financial planners and/or family offices to integrate short-term trust deed investing into their clients’ portfolios seamlessly. Ignite’s unique open-architecture platform gives investors or their appointed advisor flexibility and independence to choose where and how their investment capital is used among acquisition, development or construction loans for commercial homebuilders.

Integrating first trust deeds provides diversification, enabling advisors the ability to be a catalyst for turn-key real estate investments and double digit results. “The partnerships between Ignite and Financial Advisors is a win-win,” said Carrie Cook, President of Ignite Funding. “Ignite gains client relationships which allows us to offer more trust deed investments, the advisor gets to offer a greater selection of investments for their clients and gets to participate in the growth. These relationships are opening up a whole-new world of alternative investments that is not reliant on the stock market by integrating their trusted advisor.”  Ignite Funding clients and their advisors receive online access to […]

Financial Advisor Retirement Symposium

We’re at the Financial Advisor Retirement Symposium today and tomorrow, talking to financial advisors and RIAs about how they can unlock the world of alternative investments for their clients. Carrie Cook, the President of Ignite Funding will be a panelists speaking on the topic, “Generating Income Using Alternatives in a Low Interest Rate Environment” today at 3:30.

Come see us in Booth #10.

 

Personal Real Estate Investor Article

“Carrie Cook Dispels Myths about Hard Money Lending in a One-To-One discussion with Linda Wienandt, Editor-in-Chief of Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine. They discuss the challenges of bringing visibility to this often-misunderstood aspect of real estate investing.”

Click here to view the rest of the article from Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine.

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