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Preparing To Make A Zero Down Offer
I'm going to focus on the Seller of a hypothetical property you have found and the offer that you are going to make. You want to write it so it has a reasonable chance of being accepted.
Never offer more than you can afford to pay.
Don't get caught up in the idea that you are going to make it work no matter what. Let's face it, some deals just won't work and you have to let them go.
Ultimately, the person who gets the best deal is the person who is the least motivated. You have lots of potential homes to purchase... the Seller only has one home to sell.
Work up the numbers.
First, you need to know what the current market value of the property is.
Do this by going to your title company (you can pick any one you want, just look them up in the yellow pages). Title companies have access to comparable sales of homes in the neighborhood.
Look for homes that are very similar to the one you are preparing to purchase.
Value the home you are going to buy based on how it compares to the homes that have sold before it. Only use comps that are twelve months old or less.
There are two types of real estate we want to deal with here.
The first type, is property that you can purchase for cash, for at least 15% under market value. You need to sell these contracts to an investor to complete the deal.
Every investor out there is looking for these properties and will gladly pay a fee to get them.
The second type of deal is purchased for full market value by taking title to the property "subject to the existing loans."
I explain in detail how to make an offer on this type of property in my book. It is one of the easiest ways to purchase property with nothing down and no credit check.
If you haven't checked out Joe Crump's "$0 Down Real Estate Investing With Bad Credit And No Job!" yet, go to his web site for full details.
Property Investors, Scrub Your Thoughts and Start Again - Brazil, Brazil, Brazil!
Brazil Property - FortalezaThe PlaceWhat to do in a place like this - You can swim, surf, dive, sail, golf, play ball, ride, explore, bargain hunt, sight see, explore, drive a dune buggy for 100 miles in any direction, or take a jeep up a steep mountain trail. You can explore environmental preserves, or just swing in a hammock and do nothing at all.
The 5 Biggest Mistakes Made When Getting A Business Appraised
Most business owners will, at some point, want or need to know how much their business is worth. They will be faced with the task of finding someone to perform a business appraisal or valuation.
Selling Your House Fast!
The physical senses of buyers respond to a home's design, and buyer base their purchase decisions on what the see, hear, smell, touch, and even taste. But what do buyers actually want?All buyers what a home that most closely suits their needs and makes them feel a sense of happiness.
San Diego Real Estate
San Diego is home to millions of beautiful apartments, condominiums, and single-family homes. Depending on the type of living arrangement you're looking for, and how much space you'll need, you should look at the appropriate San Diego real estate listings that fit your preferences and budget.
Searching the Hawaii Property Listings
Maui is an island so full of life and vivacity (perhaps because of the fact that it was formed millions of years ago by the eruption of two volcanoes) as well as being mixed with the enticing calm that you can only experience when you are near the sea. Sounds enticing? All of these dreams can become a reality by simply searching the Hawaii Property Listings and making the move.
Yes But, How Do I Evaluate Buying Undeveloped Land And Get Into The Business?
These real questions on buying undeveloped land are answered by a US Master Builder and myself after receiving them from readers of my e-book, "Residential Development Made Easy."Question 1.
What Can I Realistically Earn In A Lease Purchase Business?
If you're looking at Lease Purchasing as a business, you'll obviously want to earn much more than the $20,000 per year in our "How To Give Yourself A $20,000/Year Raise Without Asking Your Boss" article. Let's review the numbers from that article: For every 100 calls Sue makes on For Sale By Owner property, she either speaks with or leaves messages for about 60%.
The Great Real Estate Bubble Quiz
You hear it asked on the radio, in the newspapers and on TV."Are we experiencing a value bubble in real estate and is itready to burst?"Do you have an answer for that question? Do you have a guess?Yes, I know the so called experts are lining up on both sides of the question.
First, lets start with what it is. Curb appeal is quite simply the rate of attractiveness your home projects to viewers from the street.
Buying Overseas Property
Fourteen Top Tips for Overseas Property Investment:1. Buy what you want to buy.
Santa Visits a Just-Moved Newcomer in South Florida
Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house Not a creature was stirring, just the Mac and the mouse, When all of a sudden a wail filled the air As the burglar alarm detected a hair.I ran to the keypad, pushed down on the code Hoping neighborly tempers would not explode.
Real Estate Investing - "The Neighborhood Factor"
Real estate investing can be a dream career when the process of buying and selling is mastered. The biggest challenge in real estate investing is not the money to get started or the availability of the product.
What Homeowners Should Know to Stop Foreclosure- Speaking Your Lenders Language
Financial literacy is the means of empowering consumers to make informed financial decisions through exposure to accurate and timely information. In no other area is the void of accurate information more evident that in the area of foreclosure.
Researching Property for Real Estate Investing
Much is being said lately about investments. There are many investments that one could make: stocks, notes, gold, retirement plans, etc.
You Dont Need Health Insurance!
Seems almost every situation in our lives is centered on communication. Good or bad, the way we express our thoughts, wants, and needs to each other determines how we live, love, and learn together.
Law & Logic of Homeowner Association Capital Reserves
In October 1999, Oregon was one of the first states that enacted a significant improvement to its Condominium and Planned Community regarding capital reserve planning, a process by which homeowner associations plan and fund future repairs and replacements. For many associations, the process became mandatory although there was an "escape clause" for pre-October 99 Oregon communities.
The Real Estate Bubble-When Will it Burst?
More and more individuals are realizing that real estate is much safer, and a better return on investment than many traditional investment vehicles. Unlike stocks or bonds, real estate investments can usually be liquidated in order for the investor to access funds in far less time.
Real Estate Investment - One Simple Formula
I saw the ads in our small-town newspaper for years before I realized exactly what was going on. They were always the same: A house for sale with 5% down and payments of 1% of the purchase price.
Subdividing - But NOT Land!
Many people are familiar with the concept of sub-dividing a large piece of property into smaller lots. The same concept can be very profitable in other areas.
Real Estate Investing: Sales and Negotiation Skills are Critical
Do you want to build wealth through real estate? You need expertise in two critical areas: specific investment strategies and sales and negotiation skills. But if knowing how to identify good deals is what's really important about investing in real estate, why do investors need to worry about their sales and negotiation skills?"Knowing how to identify good deals is certainly a critical part of real estate investing, but it's not the only part," says Russ Whitney, internationally recognized real estate expert and bestselling author of Millionaire Real Estate Mentor (Dearborn Trade Publishing).
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