LIONS, HIPPOS, ELEPHANTS AND REAL ESTATE

What do lions, hippos and elephants have in common with real estate? Actually that is a trick question! The only thing in common is that I am a Life Long Real Estate Junky and by time you receive this post, I will be travelling in Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa and will enjoy seeing […]

THE EASY WAY TO GET LOW DOWN, LOW INTEREST LOANS!—PART 3

In Part 1 of  The Easy Way to Get Low Down, Low Interest Loans, I explained that there are many homes today that have little or no equity that are subject to low interest loans that can be assumed, and offered the opinion that the risk of a Lender invoking the “Due on Sale” clause […]

THE EASY WAY TO GET LOW DOWN, LOW INTEREST LOANS!—PART 2

In Part 1 of The Easy Way to Get Low Down, Low Interest Loans, I explained that there are many homes today that have little equity that are subject to low interest loans that can be assumed.  Even though these loans will almost always have a “Due on Sale” clause, the risk of a Lender […]

THE EASY WAY TO GET LOW DOWN, LOW INTEREST LOANS!—PART 1

You may be surprised to learn that the Easy Way to Get Low Down, Low Interest Loans is not some new government subsidized program. In fact, there is nothing new about this time proven technique which was a major source of financing during the high interest rate era of the late 70s and early 80s. […]

WHY LOW PURCHASE PRICES ARE HIGHLY OVERRATED!

Today, Buyers love to talk about the low price that they got on the purchase of a property at foreclosure, or at a short sale.  Unfortunately, many Buyers bragging about the low price of their purchase would have done much better if they had focused on what is important! Interestingly, many claims of low prices […]

FRESH STRAWBERRIES—ONLY 5 CENTS A QUART!

Wouldn’t you love to buy fresh strawberries at only 5 cents a quart?  Who wouldn’t?  But of course you can’t.  In fact, you couldn’t even buy them at that price during World War II, when 5 cents a quart was the official price controlled by the government.  And of course, that is the point, and […]

FIVE WAYS TO FINANCE THE SALE WHEN THE BANK SAYS “NO”

Actually, I lied! There are literally dozens of ways to finance the sale of real estate without using Bank Financing. The reason that I only mention five in the title is that this Blog will discuss the “Five Pillars of Creative Real Estate”.  These Five Pillars are individual, independent Creative Real Estate techniques, but when […]

LEARN CREATIVE REAL ESTATE!

I am often asked, “WHY LEARN CREATIVE REAL ESTATE?”.  My answer is, “not everyone should–in fact, there are six good reasons NOT to Learn Creative Real Estate”.  These reasons are: You have sold every listing that you have ever taken. You have never had a transaction “DFT” because the Lender didn’t like the property. You have […]