Building Wealth Buying Foreclosures

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2008-08-05
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Foreclosures are the most profitable real estate investment opportunities in today's market. They also have a compelling benefit-when you buy a property on the brink of foreclosure, you're solving that problem for the previous owner, and getting a great deal in the process. Building Wealth Buying Foreclosures helps you target top properties and get the best deal, with tips on how to avoid scams, insight into the lender's perspective, and a checklist that helps you keep track of every step along the way. Book jacket.

Author Biography

John W. Schaub is a nationally recognized realestate investor and expert. He teaches real estate investingthrough his seminars, home-study courses, and newsletters.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
Getting Started Buying Foreclosuresp. 1
Foreclosure Factsp. 3
What You Should Know Before You Buy Your First Foreclosurep. 11
Making the Most by Buying Property That You Understandp. 21
Buying at the Time When You Have the Greatest Advantagep. 27
Preforeclosure: The Way You Can Buy with the Least Amount of Cashp. 35
The Most Exciting (Riskiest) Time to Buy: At the Foreclosure Salep. 59
The Safest Time to Buy: After the Salep. 67
The Most Profitable Time to Buy: Buying the Note(s) Before the Salep. 75
Short Sales: Buying When the Seller is Willing to Walk Awayp. 87
The Insider's Scoop: Understanding the Lender's Perspectivep. 97
Sixteen Ways a Lender Can Help You Buy a Housep. 103
Nine Things That Make Lenders Nervousp. 113
Buying from Sellers in Bankruptcyp. 119
Borrowing to Buy Your First Foreclosurep. 127
Contract Negotiationp. 131
Beware the Con Artists: Eight Costly Foreclosure Scamsp. 143
Getting a Good Title and Understanding Title Insurancep. 151
Foreclosure Buying Checklistp. 159
How to Make the Decision to Rent or Sellp. 161
Selling a House to a User on Termsp. 171
Selling the House to an Investorp. 183
Accelerating Your Plan for Building Wealthp. 189
If You Find Yourself in Troublep. 199
If You Can't Buy Their Housep. 205
Appendixp. 219
Indexp. 235
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