Owner Finance - Obtaining financing to buy the property through the owner and/or seller, without having to qualify for and/or obtain a new loan from the bank. Owner financing, seller finance, seller financing, creative finance, creative financing, creative real estate investing.

What’s the Difference Between a Lease-Option and a Land Contract? (Part 1 of 2)

by Vena Jones-Cox Question: I really don’t understand the difference between a lease/option and a land contract. Why would I want to offer a seller one as opposed to the other? -A.S, Atlanta Answer: I can understand your confusion: on the surface, a lease with option to buy and a land contract (or contract for […]

What’s the Best Way to Find Deals?

by Vena Jones-Cox Question: What is the BEST way to find good deals? – J.M., Cinci Answer: Sorry, J., but this is one of those questions that must be answered by another question, to wit: what’s a good deal? And this is not a facetious question, because the answer depends on 1) your exit strategy […]

How Successful Can I Be in Real Estate Investing?

How Successful Can I Be in Real Estate Investing? Question: I’m just getting started in real estate. If I have about 10 hours a week to spend on my real estate business, but less than $1,000 in spare cash, how much money can I reasonably expect to make in my first year? -B.Q., Pittsburgh Answer: […]

You Bring YOUR leads, I’ll Call YOUR Sellers!.. CPIA, Tuesday, 1/18, 6pm – 9pm

On January 18, 2011, I’m going to offer you something that I normally make available ONLY in my 1-On-1, In-The-Field-With-You, Coaching Program… That’s, right, at the very next CPIA meeting… LIVE, DURING THE MEETING, I will do the following… 1. I will call your leads for you in front of the group! Any leads (For […]