What We Do

December 13, 2017

# What We Do

Employee Spotlight: Valerie Wells

Name: Valerie Wells Title(s): "Coordinator of Chaos" (Fred's title for Valerie on her first business card), Production Manager, Loan Processing Supervisor Years at Rain City: 5 Can you describe what you do at Rain City Capital? I'm worried that describing all the things I do might take up a whole page. I'll just say that Fred used to call [...]

December 7, 2017

# What We Do

Your Mission

A few months ago, at the end of Rain City's Monday morning check-in, Fred asked our office, "Does anyone know our mission statement?" Most of the office had a vague idea (and the marketing department wasn't allowed to answer). After some close guesses, Fred went over to the white board and wrote it down: Real and [...]

November 7, 2017

# What We Do

Employee Spotlight: Babette Cram

Hard money lending hasn't always had the best reputation. But at Rain City, we're real people who just want to help investors Make It Happen. Once a month, we'll post a feature about a Rain City employee, so you can meet staff you might not normally interact with. Starting us off, the first person most people talk [...]

September 28, 2017

# Learn, What We Do

Five Things I Wish I Knew Back in 2007

“Hindsight is 20/20.” “If I only knew then what I know now.” “Monday morning quarterbacking.” Back in 2007, things were going pretty well for me. I had a great job, owned a nice house, and lived a pretty solid life. It was an interesting time. The first iPhone had just come out. A new president was [...]

September 12, 2017

# Videos, What We Do

How Construction Loans Work

At seminars and on social media, one of the most frequent questions we get is about Rain City's construction loans. Construction loans can be a little confusing, so not only are we making it the topic of our next seminar, we had Fred break down the process for us in our latest video, including budgets, draws, [...]

February 2, 2016

# What We Do, $100 Mission

The $100 Mission

If you don’t already know me, my name is Fred Rea. I founded Rain City Capital in 2009, and it has definitely been a long and interesting road. I lost everything in the economic downturn of 2008 – when Top Ramen with an egg counts as a lavish meal, you start thinking about your priorities and [...]