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Lease Options For Loan Approval: How to Help Ensure Your Tenant Can Get Their Loan

Filed in General by on March 10, 2014 0 Comments
Lease Options For Loan Approval: How to Help Ensure Your Tenant Can Get Their Loan

Because homeownership is often less expensive than rent, we could see some of our rent-to-own tenant buyers start trying to execute their options.  If you don’t have tenant buyers, you may want to consider using them for your rental property.  You will generally get more rent and less hassle.  In my experience, less than 20% […]

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Getting Your Investment to Appraise: A simple three step approach

Filed in General by on March 3, 2014 0 Comments
Getting Your Investment to Appraise: A simple three step approach

A common problem with rehab investors is getting their properties to appraise once the rehab is done.  This is true if your plan is to resell the home, but is especially true to those of us that will be refinancing the property.  A bad appraisal could ruin your deal and your profit. It is a […]

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Gap Funding: A Great Way to Lose Money in Real Estate

Filed in General by on February 14, 2014 15 Comments
Gap Funding: A Great Way to Lose Money in Real Estate

One of the large mentorship programs – and star of a reality TV house flipping show – preaches debt stacking your real estate deals to reduce or eliminate your out of pocket requirements.  Potential real estate flippers are sold on this because they hear that they will get infinite returns with little or no risk.  […]

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I’m Nervous

Filed in General by on February 13, 2014 0 Comments
I’m Nervous

I recently had a conversation with a client that was buying his first flip.  We were going back and forth about a couple of items and he was pushing back on some aspects of our loan.  After a bit more discussion, he finally admitted that he was just nervous.  Nervous that he’d purchase the wrong house, […]

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Market Update

Filed in General by on January 21, 2014 0 Comments
Market Update

The headlines this month are the Fed’s decision to finally start tapering the bond buying spree beginning now.  They are backing off buying bonds by $10 billion a month from $85 billion.  I think this is significant and I am happy it is finally taking place.  I have also read recently that this has not had much […]

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