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Real Estate Investor Loans

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Real Estate Investor LoansLenders, both large and small offer a range of real estate investor loan programs to purchase, remodel or build a home.

Buyers can choose the term of the loan as well as between a fixed rate and an adjustable rate loan.

The Settlement Statement

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Settlement StatementThe one document that will gain the greatest share of your attention when you go to closing is the settlement statement.

The settlement statement represents the financial reckoning between the seller and the buyer and all parties in between and lists all fees associated with the property purchased.

Real Estate Property Analysis

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Real Estate Property AnalysisA good real estate property analysis reveals the potential profit on a flip, or a long term hold. This means identifying every potential expense that will reduce your margins.

Depending upon the property, expenses can include a new roof or a newly remodeled kitchen or bath. Watch out for mechanical systems. A new HVAC system will costs thousands.

How to Choose a Contractor

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How to Choose a ContractorIn your database of professionals you’ll need to know how to choose a contractor who can help you finish out your project.

Or, if you’re not only the real estate investor but act as your general contractor as well, you’ll need to find solid, professional subcontractors to join your team.

The Real Estate Sales Contract

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The Real Estate Sales ContractAs a real estate investor the very first legal document you’ll execute when buying or selling your flip is the real estate sales contract.

Regardless of where the property is located or its condition the sales contract is your official offer to buy a home or accept an offer from a prospective buyer.

House Flipping Financing

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house flipping financingHouse flipping financing requires a different strategy depending upon how long both you and your buyers intend to keep the property.

One is more expensive than the other; how so?

For investors who intend to acquire and hold real estate for the long term do so to accumulate wealth over time through property appreciation while making money each month from rental income.

Owner Financing

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owner financingAs a real estate investor, at some point in your career you’ll be asked to consider owner financing.

Being the bank has its advantages and its drawbacks, but financing your real estate can be a great way to earn solid, steady returns as long as you go into the transaction with your financial eyes wide open.

What is Hard Money?

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What is Hard Money FinancingHere’s what hard money is in the world of real estate finance…

The term “hard money” is sometimes used and while it might sound familiar, hard money may not be what you think it is.

What is REO Property?

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what is REO propertiesIf you’re new to real estate investing you’re probably wondering… What is REO property?

REO property is also know as Real Estate Owned Property.

These are foreclosed homes taken back by the bank.

The great thing about REO properties is that they’re usually in need of repairs, and can be acquired for less than market value.

Property Rehab Tips

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Property RehabOne of the main ingredients with property rehab is how much it will cost to repair the property, and get it ready for sale.

If the flip is in good to average condition, perhaps there’s no need to replace flooring or tear out walls.