Monthly Archives: July 2012

Foreclosure Volunteers: Is Strategic Default for You?

Posted by JD Esajian // July 31, 2012

Recent studies show 34% or more of foreclosures are now ‘strategic defaults’ so is it time you got on the bus? For those unfamiliar with the terminology ‘strategic default’ is basically opting to stop making mortgage payments and essentially volunteering to go into foreclosure.

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Selling a Home: Phony Short Sale Letters & Artificially Inflated REO Prices

Posted by JD Esajian // July 30, 2012

Despite rumors of a rebounding real estate market those selling a home cannot be too over confident or afford to drag their feet if behind on their mortgages.

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Stopping Foreclosure: California Gone Wild

Posted by JD Esajian // July 27, 2012

California seems to be pulling out all stops in the war against foreclosure but is it enough or could some new moves actually do more harm than good?

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Flipping Real Estate with No Money Down [Myth or Reality?]

Posted by JD Esajian // July 26, 2012

There’s all types of courses about building a real estate investing business today or developing an empire or rental properties but what if you don’t have much to get started with and you’d just like to get started flipping real estate in your spare time?

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Buying a Home Made Easy with Down Payment Assistance

Posted by JD Esajian // July 25, 2012

Interested in buying a home but coming up short on the down payment? It might be a lot easier than you think! This is an incredibly attractive time for buying with low home prices and interest rates putting homeownership within easier reach of millions of Americans than ever before. Unfortunately many are finding that despite their desire and ability to afford the monthly payments coming up with a down payment is holding them back.

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Real Estate Investing: 4 Underestimated Rental Property Expenses

Posted by JD Esajian // July 24, 2012

This is an incredible time for investing in real estate and locking into passive income and long term wealth building by acquiring rental properties. However, while cash flow spreads may be fatter than ever and we appear to be on the verge of an extended period of equity growth it is those sneaky, unexpected expenses which catch investors out every time.

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The Challenges of Selling a Home with Tenants

Posted by JD Esajian // July 23, 2012

Selling a home can become even more challenging today if you have rented it out to tenants. Though before you get tempted to send the local biker gang over to scare them out keep reading for a few more amicable options that won’t land you in jail…

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Is That $150k Check from Your Mortgage Lender Real?

Posted by JD Esajian // July 20, 2012

Have you been ignoring your mortgage bailout check? The recent $25 billion mortgage settlement made way for homeowners who were victims of fraud by their banks to receive checks for up to $125,000 or even more. Other lenders have also been forced to offer to reduce the mortgage balances of their borrowers or to modify their loans.

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How Risky is Flipping Real Estate Really?

Posted by JD Esajian // July 19, 2012

Is flipping real estate really as easy as some real estate investing ‘gurus; make out or should you be genuinely concerned about the risks?

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From Ugly Credit to Homeowner in 24 Months

Posted by JD Esajian // July 18, 2012

How can you qualify for a mortgage for buying a home if you are low on savings and don’t have perfect credit?

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