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Are you thinking of investing in real estate? However, you do not have enough cash to do so. Here is a tip you are able to use as long as the person selling the property is willing to negotiate along.
To be fair, not every seller will be interested (or even understand) the concept outlined. Your best guess is to find a property that the owner has great interest in offering it, whether because they are moving, a divorce settlement, or they are frustrated with tenants.
Actually, if you maybe currently renting and thinking about using this strategy perhaps your landlord would be happy to help you out! There are a few variations that could be used depending on you and your seller. Do they want the market price or are they just eager to get out of the monthly payments – maybe facing foreclosure?
The easiest way is to consider taking over their mortgage payments – called ‘assuming’ the mortgage. You will have to be approved by the original lender to assume the mortgage. If you cannot get approved for an assumable mortgage you may as well try a ‘subject to’ assumption where you merely make obligations while the property stays in the seller’s name.
You take over the original mortgage and get a second mortgage on the remaining cost of the property with the seller. Offer a high, interest-only payment for a short time frame – two or 3 years. Instead of having the money sit in a bank they could be collecting a high interest over two or three years with the rest due in full at the end of the investment term.
When the term ceases you ought to be able to refinance the cost, or perhaps you can sell. Unless you hit a genuine bad market the value of the property should have risen by then.
Most mortgage lenders merely need to make a great investment. While your local bank could still be scared there are plenty of financial lenders that would want to make a deal. Financiers prefare real estate. The mortgage is mostly around 60-70% of the value of the land, so as long as they know they get their money back in the value of the property if you default, they do not care what sort of income you make. Complete the deal with a second mortgage created with the seller. In case you default they can still foreclose on the property and sell it, paying down the existing mortgage with the proceeds.
Now you can see the whole picture. It is better that seller and buyer can work hand in hand. In the event they can’t wait for a sale, you can still give them their initial price with a little overall flexibility on their part.