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Are you a REAL Investor… or Just Another Landlord?

2019-03-05T23:44:13-07:00March 28th, 2014|Credit Reports, Investing, Judgements, Landlord, Landlord Tenant Law, Multi-family, Property Management, Property Manager, Rentals, Uncategorized|

Are you a Real Investor... or Just Another Landlord by Dave Pickron, Investigative Screening and Consulting While most of us like to think of ourselves as "investors" instead of "landlords", the difference between the two is more than just a preferred term. Investors generally spend their money on rental properties and use them to generate [...]

What Does Taking Title “Subject to” Mean?

2019-03-05T23:44:13-07:00January 25th, 2014|Financing, Market Changes, Refinancing, Rentals, Title Insurance|

What Does Taking Title "Subject to" Mean? by DiAnna Jackman Senior Escrow Officer/Branch Manager Chicago Title Agency When you finally find that perfect investment property and run your numbers, be sure you read the entire contract before you sign. Many investor contracts will indicate that the buyer is to pay all closing costs. This can [...]

Prescriptions and Predictions for 2014

2014-01-10T12:46:42-07:00January 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Prescriptions and Predictions for Real Estate Investing in 2014 Plus Notes are the New REOs with Eddie Speed (via PressCloud) Arizona Real Estate Investors Association – AZREIA – Are Notes the Final Frontier in Volume Distressed Real Estate Investing? –  It’s 2014 and time to get strapped in for a jam-packed AZREIA meeting.  Find out [...]

Potential Problems in Rental Real Estate

2019-03-05T23:44:13-07:00November 1st, 2013|Landlord, Property Management, Property Manager|

by Ryan Haueter, Property Manager, Brewer Caldwell Property Management Here are some pitfalls to avoid, and problems to deal with in owning rental property. 1.  Bad Tenants: As I mentioned earlier, the number one, biggest single problem in owning rental property is bad tenants.  Your investment is only as sound as the willingness and ability of [...]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Changes are Approaching

2013-10-30T15:49:36-07:00October 30th, 2013|Financing, Investing, Lender and Bank Practices, Refinancing, Title, Title Insurance|

by Dianna Jackman, Sr. Escrow Officer Chicago Title Agency There is a new sheriff in town and its name is the CFPB.  Beginning January 10, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will now be in charge of policing the mortgage industry under the regulations of the Dodd-Frank rules.  According to the new rules under regulation [...]