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December 23, 2011

Sellercarryback

Sellercarryback is a mortgage financing option that is offered by sellers to buyers and real estate investors. While this strategy has been used for years, it has become considerably more popular since the mortgage crisis began in 2008.

Sellercarryback mortgages can be an ideal solution for buyers with less than perfect credit and those who can't afford a large down payment. It can also be beneficial to sellers. By carrying all or part of the mortgage note sellers can obtain a better price for the house.

With that said, it is imperative for both parties to engage in due diligence. A purchase agreement needs to be executed and legally recorded. It is strongly recommended to hire a real estate attorney to ensure everyone is protected and the contract is legally binding.

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October 21, 2009

Seller Carry Back Trust Deeds

Seller carry back trust deeds are used when property owners provide financing to sellers. Also known as seller carry back financing, trust deeds secure the property until private financing has been repaid. Sellers can elect to carry all or a portion of real estate financing. This technique is often used when buyers are unable to obtain financing through a traditional lending source.

Three parties are involved when seller carry back trust deeds are used. These include the Trustor, Beneficiary and Trustee. The property owner or seller is referred to as the Trustor. The individual or entity that receives income from the mortgage note is referred to as the Beneficiary. Beneficiaries can be a private party or a lending institution such as a bank or credit union. The person who holds legal title to the real estate is referred to as the Trustee. Depending on the circumstances, the Trustor can also be the Trustee and Beneficiary.

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August 28, 2009

Home Mortgage

Obtaining a home mortgage loan today is considerably more difficult than a few years ago. Unfortunately, too many people were approved for mortgage loans that weren't financially qualified to repay the debt. The end result is the massive amount of foreclosures sitting abandoned all across the country.

Today, borrowers seeking a home mortgage through traditional lenders must have nearly perfect credit, along with a strong history of paying debts on time and a solid work history. While this can be frustrating for people with less than perfect credit, alternative options exist for buying a home.

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July 10, 2009

Owner Will Carry

Owner will carry is a becoming a popular way to finance the purchase of real estate. With the current credit crunch, many sellers are now offering to finance all or a portion of the purchase price in order to attract buyers. Also referred to as seller carry back, this type of financing is beneficial to both buyers and sellers.

Sellers who offer owner will carry financing open the doors to more buyers. Since many people are unable to qualify for a traditional mortgage loan, seller carry back provides buyers with the opportunity to purchase property without obtaining funding through a bank.

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April 24, 2009

Bad Credit Lender Loan Mortgage

Bad credit lender loan mortgage is a form of home financing available for people with poor credit. When the bottom fell out of the banking industry, lenders imposed new mortgage lending guidelines. In addition to requiring a high FICO score and solid employment record, borrowers must also have a substantial down payment before qualifying for a home loan today.

Obtaining a bad credit lender loan mortgage is not the same as subprime loans. However, bad credit loans cost more to obtain. Borrowers with low credit scores are viewed as high-risk; meaning there is a good possibility they will default on their mortgage note.

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November 16, 2008

Cheap Homes for Sale

Looking for cheap homes for sale? If so, you're in luck! In today's recessed economy, foreclosures are occurring at an unprecedented rate. In most suburban neighborhoods, two of every ten homes are up for sale. Although not every house is cheap, there is an abundance of real estate properties priced well under current market value.

A large percentage of cheap homes from sale are foreclosure properties. However, great deals can be found in bank owned, short sale, probate and "For Sale by Owner" real estate. Each type of property has its own set of pros and cons. It is crucial to thoroughly understand what is involved. Otherwise, the cheap homes for sale could end up being one big money pit.

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August 29, 2008

Lease Option

Lease option is a form of financing used to purchase real estate. Instead of obtaining a mortgage note through traditional lenders, buyers pay sellers 'option money' to secure the right to purchase the property at a later date. The purchase price may be predetermined or the buyer may agree to purchase the home for current market value when the lease option expires.

Since buyers and sellers negotiate their lease option, no two will be the same. When drafting rent-to-own lease agreements it is advisable to work with a qualified real estate attorney. Doing so will ensure the document is legally-binding and adheres to state laws. It is imperative both buyer and seller are protected by law in case either party defaults on the contract.

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August 31, 2007

"Types of Cash Flow Notes"

Cash flow notes are legally binding contracts between two or more parties which document a promise to pay. Although there are more than 60 types of cash flow notes, some of the more common types include mortgage, inheritance, structured settlements, business, and lottery winnings.

Real estate notes and land contracts are cash flow notes are secured by real property, such as a building or house. When real property is used for collateral, a mortgage or trust deed is added to the note which states the property will be used for payment if the borrower defaults on the loan. Various types of real property can be used to secure cash flow notes. In addition to buildings and homes, other types of property include mobile homes, automobiles, boats, and even airplanes.

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