Archives for “Mortgage”


Investing in Private Mortgage Notes are very safe investments. In addition to the mortgage lien, these properties are also backed by Title and Hazard policies. ...

Instead of selling a house for cash or to a buyer who gets a new loan, it can be more profitable to sell with Seller ...

So many people want to know how to get a loan to flip a house. It's a question I get all the time.  Although traditional ...

Are commercial real estate loans easier to find than residential loans today? Had I asked that question back in 2007, most people would have then ...

Although the terms Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval are often used interchangeably, the two differ greatly in the process involved in obtaining them and in ...

If you are buying property or offering Seller Financing you should keep up with the current interest rates being offered for real estate sales and ...

Over at Noteworthy.com Jon Richards and Clint Hinman really work with me in educating Real Estate Investors about Notes, Mortgage Paper, Liens and an assortment ...

For most of us, it is necessary to secure a mortgage loan when trying to buy Real estate. Here are some basics that you should ...

When the calendar flips to a new year, analysts and economists like to make predictions for the year ahead. So, today, with the year half-complete, it’s ...

Starting soon, nearly all real estate investors taking out new loans or refinancing current loans, home buyers and refinancing households nationwide will pay ...

Pros and Cons of FHA Loans

Are FHA Loans Good for Home Buyers? Here Are The Pros and Cons To An FHA Loan.

Conventional wisdom maintains that home prices and mortgage rates go hand-in-hand—rates go lower means mortgages are cheaper and there’s higher demand for housing. At first ...

How Do You Stop Your Home From Going Into Foreclosure? Here’s How A Mortgage Loan Modification Works...

In the latest KPMG Global Business Outlook survey by KPMG International, 65 percent of U.S. manufacturing executives expect higher revenues, up from 52 percent in October, ...

Fixed mortgage rates edged up this week, but even 30-year rates below 5 percent have done little to boost home sales. Freddie Mac said last ...

The insurance situation involved in a subject-to transaction seems to confuse and trip up a lot of investors, and rightly so. If you’re going to be ...

One of my partners and I are closing a subject-to this week and I thought I’d quickly show you how I make my subject-to deals ...

ABQ Housing Market Update

Everything in the ABQ metro housing market area was down except for…PRICE! For SFH (single family homes) the median home sale price of $183K edged upward by 1.7% ...

Resale Market Bucks US Trends

The Albuquerque resale market for single family homes bucked the national trend in May with even more closings than occurred in April, but the number ...

In my previous blog, I covered the differences in investing between a private mortgage note and a discounted mortgage. Although the investor in discounted mortgages can ...

Good Faith Estimates

Finally, the System Works in Your Favor! Learn the one government regulation that can help you find the best mortgage deal.

After a period when too many lenders focused just on getting people into homes, and not on whether they could afford them-the pendulum has swung ...

What is a "promissory note?" A promissory note is a written promise to pay or repay a certain amount of money at a certain time, ...