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 Future Payments or Cash Now... Creative home sellers who offer seller financing to potential buyers can often sell their houses more quickly (and at a higher price) in a slow market. While applying seller financing techniques isn't more difficult than traditional real estate sales, it is importa...
01/21/2009
Right now there are so many foreclosures on the market (in 2007, there were 2.2 million foreclosure filings and surpassed 3 million in 2008) it's caused a stampede of entrepreneurs and wannabe real estate investors to start buying and flipping properties. And that's good news for Realtors and For...
01/21/2009
When property sellers need to receive as much cash as possible immediately for the down payment on their next house, it is critical to anticipate this need in order to use seller financing to their advantage. Getting top dollar for a note In a typical seller-financed closing, the seller only rece...
05/05/2008
As explained in previous comments, seller financing can be an extremely useful option to sell a house in a slow real estate market. Unconventional private lending is a great way to increase the overall sales closing ratio. When the property owner is willing to "carry back" a note, it is often pos...
05/05/2008
In previous comments, the best method for selling a home in a tough market with seller financing was explained. The benefits to the seller from involving a qualified cash flow finder with a seller financed deal and having a note buyer "on board" before the note is created were also covered. While...
05/05/2008
Forget all the negative press about "predatory practices" that have put some of the major sub-prime lenders out of business lately - there is much more to the picture! A sub-prime lender is one who lends money to high-risk individuals.The biggest players, including some large banks and insurance ...
04/21/2008
They say that "death and taxes" are the only two certainties in this life. When it comes to achieving financial independence, death and taxes are essentially the same thing. Just as friction wears the tread off your tires, tax friction rubs the shine right off your financial statement.Over time, ...
04/21/2008
The DilemmaWhen it comes to selling real estate, one of the most difficult and frustrating situations for sellers is when market conditions make it nearly impossible to sell at the desired price point. A high initial listing price might be because the seller simply has an unrealistic idea of how ...
04/19/2008
Seller's And Realtors Problems Many home owners dread being involved in a situation where a property they've listed for sale has been sitting unsold for too long. The basic reason is usually the same - the asking price is too high for the market conditions.In these situations, the seller is force...
04/18/2008
Seller financing can be a great way to get a house sold without slashing the price. By recognizing the millions of people who can't get traditional financing as potential buyers, resourceful property sellers (and their real estate agents) can minimize their time investment in getting a property s...
04/18/2008
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