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Pros and Cons: Mortgage Insurance Versus Higher Rate
December 6, 1999 "We have a 5 percent down payment and our lender has offered us a Tax Advantage Mortgage Insurance plan instead of conventional private mortgage insurance (PMI). Instead of paying a mortgage insurance ... more...

Pros and Cons of Using Securities as Down Payment
June 7, 1999 "I can either put 20% down to avoid mortgage insurance, or I can invest the 20% in stock held by my broker, who would then finance 100% of the value of the house with no mortgage insurance. Assuming the rate and points are the same, is the broker plan a ... more...

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Shared Appreciation Mortgage, SAMt
Shared Appreciation Mortgage, SAM A mortgage in which a borrower receives a below-market interest rate in return for which the lender (or another investor such as a family member or other partner) receives a portion of the future appreciation in the value of the property. May also ... more...

Equity The difference between the fair market value and current indebtedness, also referred to as the owner's interest. The value an owner has in real estate over and above the obligation against the property. Equity increases as the mortgage is paid or as the property enjoys ... more...

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Investing in Residential Real Estate: Achieving Positive Cash Flow
When investing in real estate, it is highly desirable to achieve positive cash flow on a month-to-month basis. This is true even if you are counting on property value appreciation to supply the bulk of your desired return on investment. If you are losing money month-to-month, you may find all of ... more...

The Benefits of Fractional Ownership in Private Residence Clubs
A New Way to Own a Vacation Home - For the Select Few: Fractional ownership of vacation homes, also called private residence clubs, is a relatively new concept that allows you to enjoy four to 12 weeks of home ownership privileges per year at an upscale, luxury resort but at a fraction of the cost ... more...

A Simple Step by Step Aproach to Fail Your Way to a Million Dollars
If You want to be Financially Successful you need to Learn to FailAt a Robert Allen Seminar he said the difference between successful people and unsuccessful people (Financially Successful) is that Successful know how to fail. He went own to say that in order to be successful you need to learn to ... more...

Part 1: FAQs From Media Interviews With Real Estate Author
Do you feel there is going to be a real estate bubble?Nash: No. Are some coastal and resort markets over-heated, yes. I dont feel that markets will collapse. But investors and property owners should be ready for longer market times, diminishing over-full-price and multiple offers in over-heated ... more...

Renting Versus Buying A Home
Renters are often in a quandary as to whether it makes sense to continue renting or buy a home. Buying a home makes more sense, particularly when taking a long-term view. Yes, even in the current hot real estate market.Renting AdvantagesRenting can have a few advantages depending on the part of ... more...

Should I Still Buy Real Estate After All That Has Happened?
Rehoboth Beach Delaware is called the Nations Summer Capital because we are such a common second home and entertainment location for the powerful and influential people of Washington D.C. There are few people making over $75,000 a year in the DC professions who do not frequent this area when they ... more...

Getting Started in Real Estate Foreclosure Investing
Decide to Invest in Real Estate Foreclosure InvestingWith the increase in Real Estate property appreciation rates across America, a prospective foreclosure buyer may want to fix up a property to improve its value to live in, to rent out or to resell. The strategy a buyer pursues will determine ... more...

Condo Hotel Trends - A Look at the Big Picture in Vacation Home Ownership
Condo hotels are one of the hottest products in todays real estate market. New properties are cropping up in different parts of the country and new buyers are entering the market daily. Things have been moving so quickly in terms of condo hotels, but sometimes it's worth taking a moment to step ... more...

Real Estate Value: Knowing yours is Key to Mortgage Success
The value of the real estate you own, whether it is your personal residence or an investment property, is critical to your mortgage and financial success. If the balance on your mortgage is close to or higher than the value of your property, your real estate is not the financial machine it should ... more...

Investors Eye Arizona Real Estate Appreciation
Real estate investors are always looking for the newest hot area; the part of the country where prices have been low and are on the verge of climbing through the ceiling. Arizona real estate appreciation has made this market one hot area that continues to attract buyers, sellers and investors ... more...

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