The 16 % Solution, Revised Edition How to Get High Interest Rates in a Low-Interest World with Tax Lien Certificates

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-03-17
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
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With home foreclosures at an all-time high and the erratic stock market damaging 401(k) accounts, people are looking for innovative ways to invest their money.Moskowitz explains what tax lien certificates are (liens against property for unpaid taxes), why they are safe (certain states insure them), and how they fit into an overall financial plan. This new edition includes updates to the laws and procedures of states and counties that offer tax lien certificates.*The 16% Solutionhas been updated to reflect current legal requirements and information.* Seen as a great investment solution: "If you become a buyer of tax liens, we recommend readingThe 16% Solutionby Joel Moskowitz. It's a worthwhile investment." --Ken and Daria Dolan,Straight Talk on Your Money.

Author Biography

Joel S. Moskowitz is an attorney specializing in environmental law. He has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court, and several courts of appeals. Miami is his home.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Original Editionp. v
Forewordp. vii
Why You Need Tax Lien Certificatesp. 1
What Are Tax Lien Certificates?p. 3
Why Would You Want a Tax Lien Certificate?p. 8
How Do Tax Lien Certificates Fit into Your Investment Plans?p. 12
How You Can Buy Tax Lien Certificatesp. 25
Selecting an Areap. 26
What to Look for in Propertiesp. 30
Bidding at Local Auctionsp. 34
Bidding Onlinep. 39
Armchair Values in "Leftovers"p. 43
Buying from Other Investorsp. 45
Getting Local Officials to Help Youp. 47
How to Get Your Money or the Propertyp. 51
How to Redeem Your Certificatesp. 52
Foreclosing on Tax Liensp. 54
Managing and Marketing Foreclosed Propertiesp. 59
Avoiding and Managing Riskp. 63
"Worthless" Propertiesp. 64
Environmental Problemsp. 70
Bankruptcyp. 77
Scamsp. 86
FDIC Liensp. 88
Appendicesp. 91
Chart of State Lawsp. 92
The 16% Winner's Circlep. 93
Environmental Forms for Commercial and Industrial Propertiesp. 166
About the Authorp. 175
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