Real Estate: November 2007 Archives

Understanding the Mortgage Loan Market

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The mortgage business is a complicated and ever-changing industry. It is important that you understand how the mortgage market works and how the lenders make their profit. In doing so, you will gain an appreciation of loan programs and why certain loans are offered by certain lenders.

Using a Home Equity Line of Credit to Buy Properties

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A home equity line of credit (“HELOC”) can be an excellent financing tool, if it is used properly. A HELOC is basically a credit card secured by a mortgage or deed of trust on your property. You only pay interest on the amounts you borrow on the HELOC. If you don’t use the line of credit, you don’t have any monthly payments to make. You can access the HELOC by writing checks provided by the lender. In most cases, it will be a second lien on your property.

How to Avoid Fraud Suspicion on Foreclosure Deals - Disclose

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Congratulations to Jim Watkins, an article contributor at, the winner of the October 31 article submission contest!! The article offers some great insight into how to best attempt to avoid suspicion in your foreclosure deals. His article, “Investors Working on Foreclosure Deals: Avoid Fraud Suspicion - Disclose!,” is featured in full below. Enjoy!

Using Grants for Real Estate Investing

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grantsforinvesting.jpgCongratulations to Lisa Merritt, at, the winner of the October 24 article submission contest!! The article offers some very interesting insight into various ways to fund your real estate investing. Her article, “Grants for Real Estate Investing,” is featured in full below. Enjoy!

The Carnival of Smarter Investing #5

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Welcome to the Fifth Edition of The Carnival of Smarter Investing! Each week we’ll post featured articles by investors and writers in the areas of business and real estate, with the best article of the week being featured on the front page of, for thousands to see! So get those creative juices flowing and send in your submissions. A new Carnival will be posted every Wednesday. To submit your article for next week’s edition, you can do so here.

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