The FORT Podcast: Brian Good – CEO of iBorrow – How The Lending Market is Changing

In today’s episode, we are joined by Brian Good, the co-founder and CEO of iBorrow. iBorrow is a nationwide real estate lender made by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, with an impressive track record of over $1 billion.

Brian also founded TenantDirect, the first web-based property management software. Brian has moderated and served on a number of panels during his career, including panels for UCLA, YPO, Bisnow, and IMN. Currently, he sits on the Board of Advisors for the Ziman Center for Real Estate as part of the Anderson School of Business at UCLA.

In this episode, we’ll be covering everything from Brian’s backstory and why he moved from equity real estate to debt real estate to how iBorrow underwrites borrowers and how the private lending market has changed going into 2023.

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Key Takeaways:

Intro (00:00)

What brought Brian to debt real estate? (01:39)

Why did he want to make the switch? (05:46)

The difference between iBorrow and other lenders (08:23)

What Are Bad-Boy Carve Outs? (10:12)

How has the market changed over the last year? (13:14)

How should we plan out the year ahead? (29:12)

How leasing activity is looking now (43:07)

Episode wrap-up (55:36)

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