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Buying Foreclosures - Knowing Why Helps You Buy
One big potential deal-killer in buying foreclosures is the homeowner. If the homeowner does not trust you, buying their home (even at a foreclosure auction) can become a greater challenge. To prevent this setback, you need to build trust with the owner -- and building trust requires you understand where they are coming from.
People don't stop paying their mortgage because they don't want to pay, but rather because of factors that afflict everyone at some point in time. Knowing why the owner is losing their home can help you connect with them and gain their trust.
Three Main Reasons People Lose Their Homes
Armed with this understanding, you will be much more likely to gain the trust of the homeowner when you meet them, than going into the meeting blind.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
George Roddy, Sr, owner of Foreclosure Listing Service, Inc., has provided timely, accurate, useful data regarding foreclosure real estate in Texas since 1964.
Learn about their "How to Buy" workshops at their Foreclosure Listing website.
Strata Title Hotel Investments
Want to know why Strata Title Hotel Investments can be a "Hell Hole" for the unwary?Hello, Colm here ..
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.
Buy or Sell First?
When it comes to home buying, the ideal situation would be to find a new home, just as you receive an offer on your existing home. You would then be able to close concurrently and move into your new home a few days prior to closing on your previous home.
Home Appraisal Values Are Critical
To most, owning a home is a necessity, but sometimes it is a matter of pride or a business investment. Home appraisal values become relevant if one wishes to sell his house.
Real Estate Investing: How to Choose a Lender
To become a successful real estate investor it's vital to have a long-term relationship with a good lender. Having a flexible lender who knows your needs and objectives can be the difference between success and failure in your investment career.
Creative Real Estate Investing
With a job that paid $3.40 an hour, I saved $5,000.
Building Your Dream Home - Part 1
For most of my adult life I had thought about someday building my Dream Home. Several years ago I finally got the chance.
Becoming A Battle Hardened Real Estate Veteran Without All The Scars
Step 1 is always to determine the fair market value(FMV). As a real estate investor, you can always buy properties at the FMV.
Family Feud with an Auction Deadline - Adventures in Probate/ Estate Purchases
One of our investor students told us of an interesting probate deal or "adventure" they're working on now and while it's a good story, it also illustrates lots of the ins and out of probate or estate issues and purchases.The Seller (we'll call him Scott) co-owned this house with his mom, and he co-signed on the loan with mom.
Sell Your Home Without a Realtor and Save Thousand$$$
A typical real estate commission on a $234,000 home (national median price for all existing homes as of July 2005) is over $16,000. In many areas the cut a real estate broker gets is much higher.
Miami Property Booming for Foreign Investors
Miami tourism is growing and so is the Miami property market. Dubbed the New Manhattan by the US property media.
How to Prequalify a Buyer When You Sell Your Home By Owner
One questions many "for sale by owner" sellers ask is "how can I determine if a potential buyer can afford to buy my house?" In the real estate industry this is referred to as "pre-qualifying" a buyer. You might think this is a complex process but in reality it is actually quite simple and only involves a little math.
Fixing Houses for Resale: Three Beginning Steps to Increase Profits and Have Fun
Real estate investors specializing in fixers make higher profits when they have a detailed work plan and know how to get around the future resale appraisal issues.Before you begin your fixer makeover, taking a few extra steps helps you make more money, avoid future appraisal pitfalls, and have more fun.
Farm Expired Listings For Big Commissions
Many real estate agents begin and sometimes sadly end their careers without a plan. And as the saying goes, failing to plan is as good as planning to fail.
Cheap, Bargain, Real Estate; Good Deals, Below Market, Low Priced Properties Are Available...
Cheap, Bargain, Real Estate; Good Deals, Below Market, Low Priced properties are available if you know how to buy them. By Jody Hudson - Realtor since 1972.
Essential Buyer's Guide for Overseas Real Estate
It's been said many a time that overseas real estate buyers leave their brain on the plane when they step out into the sun in their overseas destination of choice. They've already fallen in love with the country, its people, climate and lifestyle and they've come to snap up that dream home.
To Buy or Not to Buy
Purchasing a home is a major emotional and financial decision. Often times, people want to buy a home; however, emotionally cannot afford to commit to the home-buying process.
Real Estate Investing - The First House Purchase
Real estate investing usually begins with the purchase of a house, rather than raw land or commercial property. The purchase of a relatively inexpensive house for rental or fix-up purpose is usually lower risk than any other type of real estate investment.
Real Estate Business
Starting real estate business is not that simple. Multiple aspects of stable business should be considered before you invest even 1$ in real estate.
Real Estate: Reasons and Priorities for Purchasing Property
Real Estate: Reasons and Priorities for Purchasing Property. It's not just about Real Estate as an Investment.
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