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Find ‘Em, Fund ‘Em, Flip ‘Em

The Foreclosure Properties Strategy Here’s an outline of a simple strategy for anyone interested in real estate – first time investors; first-time home buyers; experienced investors; and people who want to work in the industry. Basically, there are three parts to the strategy. Find ‘Em – A property in a particular niche Fund ‘Em – …

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Foreclosures

Foreclosure Properties Foreclosure describes property that has been seized by the lender after the owner has defaulted on mortgage payments. For anyone wanting to buy a house, a foreclosure can be enticing because this type of property is often sold at a discount, since the lender would rather get some money back on the investment …

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Money Partners

Introduction The most successful period in my real estate investing career came after I formed a partnership with a close family member who supplied the funds for the purpose of purchasing property which was then renovated and rented out. Over some 15 years we built a portfolio of 12 properties valued at around $3M. The …

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Unwanted Houses

Introduction The property niche for Unwanted Houses centers on an almost entirely neglected area of real estate. It’s not exactly secret but you hear very little about this type of property, so it goes unnoticed by most real estate investors which is partly why I love to invest in this niche. Little is written about …

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Rent To Buy

Introduction Rent to Buy can be considered as a funding source and a real estate niche. First home buyers with no chance of landing a traditional bank loan will find it attractive as a potential funding source. No matter how you look at Rent to Buy, the basic concept is quite easy to understand. For …

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Hard Money Lenders

Introduction A loan from a Hard Money Lender is most often used for the purchase of real estate but the loan can also be taken out to refinance, renovate or develop property. A hard money lender is an alternative to banks and financial companies, and gives a loan secured by real estate. Hard money loans …

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Low or No Down Government Loans

Introduction The Federal Government through the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has various types of loans it makes available for buyers who will become owner occupants but they are particularly attractive to first-time home buyers. Three of these loan programs are explained below. 1. Federal Housing Administration (FHA) An FHA loan is a government loan, available …

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Seller Finance

What is Seller Financing? Also known as Owner Finance, Vendor Finance and Seller Carryback. It’s a form of lending in which the owner/seller takes on the role of the lender (becomes the ‘bank’). Instead of giving cash to the buyer to pay for the property in full, the seller agrees to receive payment in monthly …

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Essential Facts About Private Money Lenders

Private Money – An Alternative For Real Estate Investors Introduction With the changing face of the property market, many potential investors find the need to look around for non-traditional sources of money to purchase property, and private money lenders (PML’s) are perfectly situated to assist. Using the services of a private money lender will be …

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