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Chicago Foreclosures & Chicago Short Sales

Chicago Foreclosures & Chicago Short Sales
The Chicago real estate market still is awash with distressed properties. For savvy real estate buyers and investors this offers a tremendous opportunity.  There are thousands of pre-foreclosures listed on the market but Chicago real estate buyers do have to be careful as a large percentage of these are simply real estate agents guessing to the pricing. Often the listing prices of these Chicago Short Sales are absolutely meaningless.  Yes the property is worth less than the balance owed. yes the property is in pre-foreclosure and …

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Denver Private Money for Rehabs

By:  Skyler Moore

The price correction in the Denver real estate market has created a lucrative investment property opportunity for real estate investors.  Properties can be acquired at distressed prices through public trustee sales, short sales, or directly through asset managers at banks.  Often, the acquisition price is below replacement costs to build the property.
Seasoned and new real estate investors have been flocking to public trustee sales to learn more about the process and the opportunity at hand.  What most investors find, is encouraging, but also discouraging.  The encouraging part, is that deals …

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Denver Real Estate Wholesalers

By: Skyler Moore
A wholesaler is a person or business that purchases distressed properties at a low enough price to be resold immediately to an end user, investor or business for a quick profit.
This profit typically ranges from $5,000 to $10,000 depending on the size of the property.  The need for wholesalers and reason for their mark up, is because they have the relationships to purchase distressed real estate and also have to have the cash to purchase a property.  It is rare for any distressed property to be financed that …