How to Buy Bank-owned Properties for Pennies on the Dollar
A Guide to REO Investing After the Foreclosure ProcesseBook - 2011
"Buy bank-owned properties at fire-sale prices! Banks and lending institutions today own more than one million foreclosed properties, and two million more are in the foreclosure pipeline. Banks desperately want to get these properties off their balance sheets, but there aren't enough buyers. The result is a real estate market with buying conditions investors and homeowners may not see again in their lifetime. In recent years many bargain-hunting investors and homebuyers have made the mistake of trying to get foreclosure prices via short sales and pre-foreclosures before the bank has reclaimed the property. They've been burned by endless delays and uncertainty of the messy foreclosure process. With bank-owned properties, that's over. You deal directly with a motivated seller, the bank, and get the foreclosure price without the hassles and complexity of a short sale or pre-foreclosure.This book shows you how to negotiate the best possible terms with the real estate owned (REO) department of a lender, including step-by-step instructions and no-nonsense advice on finding great deals, estimating fair market value, and closing the deal. You don't need a ton of cash, because REO investing at fire-sale prices is affordable for almost any investor or homebuyer. Includes ready-made worksheets, checklists, forms, and agreements Provides detailed, step-based guidance on buying REO properties. Written by a super-successful REO investor with fifteen years of experience "-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2011
Branch Call Number: E-Book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (iv, 252 p.)