Contract for Deed (CD) – Preparing for a Real Mortgage

I’m going to explore with you some ideas on how to structure a contract for deed when buying a home so that when it comes times to ditch the CFD and refinance into a regular mortgage you can choose your path.  First thing you should consider is an attorney to assist in writing up the CFD.  For those of you that don’t believe “if there is a will — there is an attorney”, then try this for some tips on protecting yourself when writing up the CFD. Most people that are buying using a CFD have either have damaged credit …

So You Want Constantly Updated Lists of Foreclosed Properties?

You’re smart enough to get pre-approved early and you know you need to know the market well in advance of buying your home.  You want to get a good deal and to that end, you want to buy a foreclosed home but where can you get the best and most current lists of foreclosures?  There’s a solution for you. You’ll need a lot of tools to begin this process on your own but when it comes to searching for real estate online, I invite you to check out the Home Buyers Scouting Report® (HBSR) from Home Buyers Marketing II, Inc. …

So You Want to Search Homes Without a Realtor Contract?

You’re smart enough to get pre-approved early and you know you need to know the market well in advance of buying your home.  But perhaps, you don’t want to waste a Realtors time when you’re not ready to commit to using them just yet.  Don’t get me wrong, you’d be a fool not to buy a home with a Realtor but if you need to get started and aren’t sure who to commit to using, there’s a solution for you. You’ll need a lot of tools to begin this process on your own but when it comes to searching for …