It really is possible to raise money from private individuals to fund the purchase of an investment property, or to buy a home to live in. The key is to make the right presentation, and that presentation should be constructed with your potential lender in mind.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the housing market. I’ve seen numerous articles in the media on how well the housing market is picking up. Many “experts” are predicting that 2013 will be the year that a housing recovery finally picks up steam. But The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank has some interesting housing data of their own.
There are two sides to the word “flipping”. One is legal, and a great business model when done correctly. The other is an erroneous application of the word “flipping” in cases where someone uses illegal tactics such as mortgage fraud, secret cash incentives or misrepresentation of some material fact.
Lately, we’re seeing a major trend in “turn-key” offerings for real estate investors. When folks want to invest in real estate, but don’t want the headaches of every day management, they find “turn-key” investing to be a viable option for them. But there are things you should be aware of about these programs before you decide to invest.
Hot air rises, and so are housing prices. It appears that Bernanke’s efforts to fund the housing market are beginning to gain some traction. An army of “ex-Wall Street executives” has had more than two years now to re-trench themselves, and move in, to essentially take over the foreclosure and investment property market in the US.
When evaluating a residential property – let’s say it’s a single family home, experienced investors may choose to consider a variety of “exit strategies” when deciding what to do with that property. For purposes of this article, let’s say that an investor is considering the purchase of a 3 bedroom 2 bath residence and wants [...]
In this series I’m featuring a few hand-picked real estate investors whom I know personally, that started from scratch and built wildly successful real estate investing businesses. These folks are ordinary men and women who began life without the benefit of parents or family who handed them an existing business. They began with nothing, had no special advantages, and have become successful on their own.