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How We Work

Colorado Short Term Funding (COST Fund) is a Colorado based, private capital, hard money lending expert. We provide hard money loans to private investors looking to acquire residential properties throughout Colorado.

The principals and employees of COST Fund have a deep understanding of how important service and performance is to our clients. Because we specialize in residential hard money loans you can be assured you will get the service, funding, and information you need to get your deals closed.

Our aim is to present you the opportunity to experience how we strive to be the best in the direct hard money lending business, and ensure your success of closing more deals by paying heightened attention to every detail of every transaction.

Our upfront in house underwriting and transparent dealings allow us to offer:

  • Fast and Easy Qualification
  • Competitive Rates
  • No Hidden Fees
  • Personalized service

Because we specialize in residential hard money loans, we work much faster than a traditional bank. We can approve your loan and finance your investment acquisition in a matter of days! Go to APPLY NOW to get your loan approval process started today!


Who We Work With


Colorado Short Term Funding is a private lending company who works exclusively with individuals and companies who wish to acquire residential investment properties.

COST Fund’s Primary Private Lending Programs:

  • Fix and Flip Investments

Investors who acquire “distressed properties” with the intention of rehabbing the property and placing back on the market within 1-10 months

  • Acquire and Hold for Rental

Investors who wish to purchase a property and rent to a third party tenant.

  • Bridge Loans for Re-finance and Standard Purchases

Investors who wish to refinance out of a current investment property in order to utilize leverage for other investments, or purchase outright.

  • Foreclosure/Public Trustee Purchase Re-finance

We can re-finance investors who purchase properties at public trustee auctions as soon as they receive a Certificate of Purchase.


Who We Are


The principals of COST Fund have participated in, and/or personally invested in approximately $ 250 million worth of transactions in both commercial and residential properties. The experience, knowledge, and background of each principal of COST Fund provides a wide breadth of knowledge that will provide added value for each transaction from identification to close.

For more information on the principal’s of COST Fund, please refer to their bios below.


Brandon Ideker


Born and raised in Colorado, Brandon enjoys all that our great state has to offer. When he isn't working he is most likely either in Denver playing golf and catching up with friends or up in the mountains exploring or skiing. Brandon graduated from Colorado State University with a BA in Accounting and Computer Information Systems and went on to get his Masters at Denver University with a dual degree MBA and Masters of Finance. Brandon’s career path has taken him to many different areas of finance. He worked for Marsh USA as a commercial insurance broker before moving on to co-found Cedrus, which focuses on taking wealthy families from success to significance. While at Cedrus Brandon worked as Chief Financial Officer and at the same time assisted clients integrate their financial goals, passions, and purpose. Brandon is currently on the board of directors for Hope House of Colorado and Basketball Club International.


Tyler Ideker

Born and raised in Colorado, Tyler has an appetite for adventure and experiencing the various outdoor recreation opportunities Colorado has to offer. When he isn't working he is most likely riding his bike, playing golf, or skiing. Tyler studied Speech Communications at Colorado State University before going on to obtain his Masters at Denver University with a dual degree MBA and Masters of Real Estate and Construction Management. Tyler's professional and educational career has consisted of various positions within the real estate industry, each uniquely building on his overall expertise. Tyler's experience includes working as a multifamily broker for a national real estate investment firm, an owner/manager for a private industrial investment group, and most recently as an acquisition manager for a Colorado based multifamily investment fund. Tyler currently sits on the Urban Land Institute's Young Leader's Executive Committee as well as the President's Advisory Council for Alaskan Christian College.

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