5 Secrets to Buying the Best House for Your Money

5 Secrets to Buying the Best House for Your Money

5 Secrets to Buying the Best House for Your Money

1. Get “Pre-Approved” – Not “Pre-Qualified!”
Do you want to get the best property you can for the least amount of money? Then make sure you are in the strongest negotiating position possible. Price is only one element in the negotiations, and not necessarily the most important one. Often other terms, such as the strength of the buyer or the length of escrow, are critical to a seller. Continue reading “5 Secrets to Buying the Best House for Your Money” »

How the process works when you buy a property in Thailand?

How the process works when you buy a property in Thailand?

When you decide to buy a property in Thailand mostly you pay a down payment which is around 100.000 Baht or so. Then you move into the payment plan. If condo is still under construction, after everything is done you need to go to land office and transfer the ownership to your name. Generally the last payment take place at the land office just before you get the keys. Continue reading “How the process works when you buy a property in Thailand?” »

Property Management: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Property Management: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Being a landlord is not all it’s cracked up to be. Think carefully of all the responsibilities that follow the purchase of an investment property for rental use. Screen your clients, run credit checks and, if you are both landlord and owner of the property, learn to deal with problems objectively, fairly and legally. Many clients will try to talk their way out of serious issues like late rent payments. Continue reading “Property Management: The Good the Bad and the Ugly” »

Why should you invest in real estate?

Why should you invest in real estate?

Why should you invest in real estate? Well, investing in real estate for profit is one of the most popular approaches to generating additional income in the United States today. In fact, if you pay attention to recent press you will have seen numerous reports about the real estate investment craze that seems to be sweeping the Nation. Continue reading “Why should you invest in real estate?” »

So, You Wanna Buy Pre-Foreclosures?

So, You Wanna Buy Pre-Foreclosures?

So you wanna buy pre-foreclosures? or at the courthouse steps? So many people ask us about this. Here’s our ’30 second seminar’ on it. If you’re going to buy PRE-foreclosures–after the seller is behind on her payments, but before the lender’s auction date-then there are some pros and cons to consider. Continue reading “So, You Wanna Buy Pre-Foreclosures?” »

Secrets Lenders Don’t Want You to Know!

Secrets Lenders Don’t Want You to Know!

The right or wrong decision when signing your home mortgage can mean thousands of dollars difference in interest paid. There are very important considerations to evaluate before you commit to a 15 or 30 year note. For many of us our mortgage payment is the most important financial decision we’ll ever make. Continue reading “Secrets Lenders Don’t Want You to Know!” »