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  • 106 Common Mistakes Homebuyers Make (and How to Avoid Them) (Fourth Edition)

    By Gary W. Eldred

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780471751236
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: December 2005
    Everything first-timers need to know to avoid the most common mistakes homebuyers make Written especially for first-timers, this eye-opening guide turns you into an educated consumer, ensuring that the home or condo you buy is both a comfortable place to live and a great investment for the future. Compiled from the experience of hundreds of homebuyers, real estate agents, home builders, and mortgage lenders, it shows you the most common mistakes buyers make and illustrates them in practice so you don't fall into the same traps. Now revised and updated for today's hot real estate market, this invaluable resource covers everything from negotiating with sellers and making the down payment to shopping for the best mortgage and handling the closing. The new Fourth Edition also includes totally up-to-date guidance on using the Internet to find properties, secure financing, and collect important data. If you're thinking about buying a home in this overheated market, don't make these mistakes: Researching selling prices and still overpaying Believing everything your agent tells you Buying into an upscale neighborhood that's moving downscale Underestimating utilities and other costs Allowing your agent to negotiate for you Letting fear get the better of you and not buying at all Written by one of the nation's leading real estate experts and packed with hundreds of valuable tips and suggestions, The 106 Common Mistakes Homebuyers Make, Fourth Edition will give you the confidence--and the wisdom--to buy the right home at the right price.
  • 106 Mortgage Secrets All Borrowers Must Know--But Lenders Don't Tell (Second Edition)

    By Gary W. Eldred

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780470152867
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: October 2007
    The only guidebook that shows you how to finance any property--with or without bank approvalWould you like to discover all of the many ways that you can finance real estate? Want to learn how to cut your financing costs, avoid pitfalls, and negotiate the best terms? Then let Gary Eldred's 106 Mortgage Secrets All Borrowers Must Learn--But Lenders Don't Tell, Second Edition guide you. Fully updated, this practical guide explains how today's changing mortgage market really works. Unlike other mortgage guides, this book goes beyond traditional bank-originated loans and shows you how to benefit with seller financing, assumables, subject-to, wraparounds, lease options, foreclosures, and other money-saving possibilities.106 Mortgage Secrets also protects you from the sharp practices of loan reps that have recently sparked Congressional hearings and multiple state investigations. In addition, Eldred shows how and why the right financing decisions can add tens (and sometimes hundreds) of thousands of dollars to your long-term net worth. With these 106 secrets, you'll build the confidence and the knowledge to:* Increase your borrowing power* Obtain the lowest interest rate* Understand the true pros and cons of ARMs* Cut (or eliminate) the cost of mortgage insurance* Save big with seller financing, assumptions, foreclosures, and REOs* Strengthen your credit profile and credit score* Avoid getting taken... by the fine print and garbage fees* Steer clear of scams and unprincipled loan reps and lenders* Accumulate wealth through homeownership and investment propertiesSimple, concise, and comprehensive, this book reveals everything property buyers need to know--especially the 106 financing secrets lenders too often omit.
  • Investing in Real Estate

    By Gary W. Eldred

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781118172971
    • Publisher: Wiley
    • Published: April 2012
    The bestselling guide to real estate, newly revised for today's investorsMore than ever, investing in property today will set you on track to conquer financial uncertainty and build your long-term net worth. Investing in Real Estate, Seventh Edition offers dozens of experience- proven methods to convert these challenging times into the best of times.Whether you want to fix and sell or buy, improve, and hold, market savvy real estate investor Gary W. Eldred shows you how to achieve your goals. He provides time-tested ways to grow a profitable portfolio and shows you how property investing can deliver twenty-two sources of financial return. You'll learn how to negotiate like a pro, read market trends, and choose from multiple possibilities to finance your properties. This timely new edition also includes:Historical context to emphasize how bargain prices and near record low interest rates now combine to offer unprecedented potential for short- and long-term profitsSuccessfully navigate and meet today's loan underwriting standardsHow to obtain discounted property prices from banks, underwater owners, and government agenciesHow to value properties accurately—and, when necessary, intelligently challenge poorly prepared lender appraisalsEffective techniques to acquire REOs and short sales on favorable terms within reasonable time framesHow to market and manage your properties to outperform other investorsAnd much more!Join the pros who are profiting from today's market. All you need is the knowledge edge provided by Investing in Real Estate, Seventh Edition—the most favored and reliable guide to gaining the rewards that real estate offers."This is the best how-to-invest-in-real-estate book available."—Robert BrussINVEST NOW for Large Future GainsINVEST NOW for Increasing Cash FlowsINVEST NOW for Lifetime Security
  • Investing in Real Estate (Fifth Edition)

    By Andrew J. McLean

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780471741206
    • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
    • Published: November 2005
    THE BESTSELLING GUIDE TO REAL ESTATE INVESTINGNow in its fifth edition, Investing in Real Estate is the straightforward guide that helps you start growing your fortune by investing in houses and small apartment buildings. Successful real estate investor Gary Eldred shows you how you can outperform the stock market by investing in residential real estate--the surest and safest way to build assets.This updated edition covers all the new trends and tactics in real estate investing, including how to shop for properties outside your home market and how to use option arms to achieve positive cash flow. As always, you'll find all the information you need to start investing now, as well as up-to-date tips on negotiating deals, spotting market trends, and using the Internet as a research tool to find and buy properties. Let the authors show you how to:* Buy with a low or no-money down payment* Build wealth without paying income taxes* Find the neighborhoods and properties that will appreciate fastest* Add value to your properties with smart improvements* Choose the best financing for your investments* Protect your net worth with LLCs and other legal strategiesWhether you need money for your child's college tuition, a prosperous retirement, or a higher quality of life, Investing in Real Estate, Fifth Edition is the best guide available to help you start building real wealth right now.
  • Make Money with Condominiums and Townhouses

    By Gary W. Eldred

    Our Price: $22.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780471433446
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: July 2003
    Offers advice on ways to successfully invest in real estate by purchasing condominiums and townhouses, including tips on achieving positive cash flow, building equity, and choosing profitable locations.
  • The Beginners Guide to Real Estate Investing

    By Gary W. Eldred

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780470183427
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: March 2008
    Straightforward and practical tips are delivered in an updated primer for the novice real-estate investor, with information on the necessary concepts everyone should know and advice on everything from avoiding common mistakes to altering buying plans to fit changing markets. Original.
  • Value Investing In Real Estate

    By Gary W. Eldred

    Our Price: $46.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780471185208
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: February 2002
    Applying the tried-and-true techniques of value investing to income properties.
  • Yes! You Can Own the Home You Want

    By Gary W. Eldred

    Our Price: $28.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780471099789
    • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
    • Published: September 1995

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