Investment

Raw Land Investing with a Self-Directed IRA

2019-03-05T23:44:13+00:00April 8th, 2014|Estate Planning, Investing, Land, Self-Directed IRA, Uncategorized|

Raw Land Investing with a Self-Directed IRA:  A Practical Overview by J.P. Dahdah, Chief Executive Officer Vantage Self Directed Retirement Plans First, let's get over the initial confusion that you may have regarding the title of this article.  Yes, you can buy any type of real estate asset with a Self-Directed Individual Retirement Account (SDIRA) [...]

Mortgage News Today!

2014-03-18T14:31:15+00:00March 18th, 2014|1031 Exchange, Business Planning, Credit Reports, Debt Relief, Financing, Investing, Lender and Bank Practices, Market Changes, Refinancing, Uncategorized|

Mortgage News Today! Andrew Augustyniak, Peoples Mortgage Co. There were a few changes made in relation to QM (Qualified Mortgage) that were implemented in the beginning of January that may affect borrowers. What is Qualified Mortgage? Basically it is a new set of regulations to protect the borrower and make sure that they can afford [...]

Legal Q&A

2012-12-28T14:02:38+00:00December 28th, 2012|Credit Reports, Investing, Landlord, Landlord Tenant Law, Legal Procedures, Rentals|

Question: If my tenant is repeatedly late with paying rent, can I report him to the credit bureaus? Answer: Unless you are an authorized subscriber to the credit bureaus, you cannot report individual delinquencies or a tenant’s lack of payment.  Because of the stringent federal reporting requirements and the associated fees, most landlords (whether small [...]

Transferring of Title Insurance

2019-03-05T23:44:15+00:00December 16th, 2012|Estate Planning, Investing, Legal Procedures, LLC, Strategy, Title, Title Insurance, Title Transfer|

Bank owned and short sale transactions have restrictions against selling to an entity instead of an individual, so there are concerns to be aware of when investing.  When you take title in your individual name, there are some additional liabilities to consider.  The most important is making sure you have the proper home owner’s insurance [...]

The Investment Game

2012-12-12T12:51:54+00:00December 12th, 2012|Investing, Small Business, Strategy|

“I’m finally in it”, says the savvy investor.  I’m finally in the investment game!  He just had his first primetime real estate transaction.  He’s been thinking about doing it for years.  Finally with these prices, who can resist.  His house is set to close next week.  He wants to sit on it for awhile and [...]