Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tips for Buying an Investment Home in Connecticut

Posted by JD Esajian // March 30, 2012

Interested in buying a home in Connecticut as a rental property? The conditions may have never been better for buy and hold investors but that doesn’t mean you should rush in without doing your homework.

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Tips for Buying a Home in San Diego

Posted by JD Esajian // March 29, 2012

You can save a lot of time when shopping for buying a home in San Diego by taking a few minutes to define exactly what is most important. How big should it be, how many bedrooms do you need, which are do you want to live in and what price range can you afford?

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Foreclosures on the Fast Track: Are You Next?

Posted by JD Esajian // March 26, 2012

It isn’t just the banks speeding up foreclosures in the last couple of months, now the government wants your home foreclosed on and fast!

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Review Your Closing Documents or Go to Jail!

Posted by JD Esajian // March 23, 2012

There are many things to look out when you review your closing documents when buying a home but could you actually go to jail if you aren’t paying attention to what you sign?

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Fighting Back Against Low Appraisal Reviews

Posted by JD Esajian // March 22, 2012

Appraisals have long been the source of much frustration for home buyers, sellers and real estate investors, a situation which has only gotten worse since the housing market meltdown. The question is if there is anything you can do if a mortgage lender performs an appraisal review and comes back with a lower value, is there anything you can do to fight back?

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The Pros and Cons of Rehabbing Properties

Posted by JD Esajian // March 16, 2012

Rehabbing properties has become an even hotter trend over the last few years, especially thanks to reality TV shows like ‘Flip This House’ but is it for you? What are the real pros and cons of rehabbing properties compared to other forms of real estate investment?

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4 Pitfalls Facing New Real Estate Investors

Posted by JD Esajian // March 15, 2012

There may never have been a better time to invest in real estate in most of our lifetimes than right now but that doesn’t mean it is without its pitfalls. What obstacles face new real estate investors today?

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Selling a Home for Cash? Read This First!

Posted by JD Esajian // March 14, 2012

Need to sell your home quickly but not sure about signing a deal with that shady guy in the beat up 1980 pickup truck with the magnetic ‘We buy houses cash’ sign on the back?

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Does Wholesaling Real Estate with No Money Down Really Work?

Posted by JD Esajian // March 13, 2012

There are many would be investors inspired to get into flipping homes who have sadly purchased out of date and useless real estate education programs offering the promise of wholesaling real estate with no money down, only to hit a brick wall when they find out the strategies they have learned about don’t work or are unrealistic. So does no money down wholesaling real estate still work today?

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How to Find Accurate Property Values

Posted by JD Esajian // March 12, 2012

Trying to make sense of property values today can be incredibly confusing. You know what you paid for your home or what homes like you rent used to cost a few years ago, the news talks about 10% or $20,000 drops in value across the country but you have heard of foreclosures selling for a fraction of what they were once worth. So how do you figure out how much your home is worth or figure out accurate property values for homes you are interested in buying?

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