How Do You Know if There Is a Lien Attached to a Property?

If you are considering buying a property, whether residential or commercial, you have to always exert due diligence.

Creative Financing – Closing the Deal

Most agents are well aware that creative financing often closes a deal that otherwise won’t get done. Here we take a look at how sellers can improve their profit point and marketability by offering seller financing and still getting all of their money in a relatively short period of time. Of course, sellers are reluctant […]

Does the Federal Dodd-Frank Act Really Make Sense for Seller Financing?

If nothing else, the Dodd-Frank Act certainly complicated issues around seller financing. The overall intention was to protect consumers from getting into loans that they were not likely to be able to repay. That’s all fine and good. However, the convoluted law may be doing more harm to difficult to qualify people than it’s doing […]

Top 8 Ways to Invest in Real Estate Using Other People’s Money

One of the most talked about real estate investing concepts is investing without putting your money or credit on the line. It can be and is often done. It doesn’t mean that you don’t need money. What it means is you need access to other people’s money. Creative financing has long been a main stay […]

How to Strike It Rich In Real Estate

There are many ways to strike it rich in real estate but fixing and flipping remains one of the best. If you can combine this with seller financing, you’ll be the hottest real estate investor in your region of the country. The even better news is that you don’t have to have a pot full […]

Real Estate Investing Challenges & Opportunities In The 2014 Housing Market

As January 1, 2014 comes and goes, the public is left to focus on new healthcare mandates that will have a significant impact on the incomes of W2 wage earners. Officially inflation may be “low” but everyone in the private sector is well aware that food and fuel seem to be growing more expensive by […]

Raising Private Money To Finance Your Property Deals

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.

Three Creative Home Buying Strategies – No Qualifying Needed

Creative buying strategies have long been the domain of real estate investors, but consumers with credit challenges, including even bankruptcy or foreclosure, can use these same strategies to purchase a home and avoid waiting years for credit scores to improve. There are lots of ways to buy a home creatively, that allow you to avoid qualifying for a traditional mortgage

Fannie Mae Housing Survey Exposes Market Opportunities For Real Estate Investors

The September 2012 Fannie Mae Housing Survey shows that there is still a strong desire for home ownership, in spite of housing’s ups and downs over the past few years. The “American Dream” of homeownership is alive and well… Well, at least the dream part is.

Real Estate Investing Strategies: Buy or Sell Subject-to The Existing Mortgage

In recent years buying property subject-to the existing mortgage has not been a “mainstream” strategy for real estate investors. Even so, it is a perennial favorite with “no cash no credit” buyers who want to buy a home but cannot or do not wish qualify for a traditional mortgage loan.

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