The first step of any real estate deal is securing financing. Any grand real estate plans you have are based on your available capital. It will directly impact the market you choose, the purchase price, repair budget and everything about your transaction. One of the most common complaints in the investing business is the inability to find financing. What savvy investors know is that with a little digging there are multiple options available in almost every market. Depending your investing style and goals some of these work better than others. Never let a lack of capital stop you from pursuing a deal. Here are five popular sources of capital for your next deal.