North Coast Financial is based in Oceanside. http://www.northcoastfinancialinc.com/ They have been doing hard/private money loans in San Diego/Southern California for over 30 years. Fast approvals and funding with very competitive rates.
Maureen, I have talked with Rudi in depth and read his posts on Trulia for quite some time...I am not doing private money at this time and guarantee I would send all of my private money clients directly to him...no other options that I trust at this point. Best to you!