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7 Awesome Benefits of Lease Options For Landlords

Posted on: June 16, 2011

Categories: How To Sell, Profit

Author: lbuen

7 Awesome Benefits of Lease Options For Landlords

What are Lease Options?

Lease options is short for “Lease with the Option to Purchase”. As the name suggests, two events are expected to take place – the lease and purchase of a property, where the latter action is at the discretion of the buyer/tenant. In this contract, you as the seller are bound to sell, but the buyer/tenant is not bound to buy.

How Do Lease Options Work?

By paying a valuable consideration upfront, the buyer/tenant gets an option to buy a property at an agreed price at the end of an established period of lease, typically one to three years for residential properties, but could get longer due to the present credit environment. The consideration, which is often nonrefundable, is usually at two to three percent of the market value of the home. This is preferable for… Read the rest

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5 Ways Savvy Investors Make Money From Real Estate Investing

Posted on: May 31, 2011

Categories: Buy, Fix, How To Sell, Profit

Author: lbuen

5 Ways Savvy Investors Make Money From Real Estate Investing

There are numerous opportunities in real estate investing, but you have to have a skilled eye at identifying them. Inexperienced investors pass up on great opportunities because they lack the know-how to spot the gold from the seemingly uninteresting properties. Discussed below are five ways you can profit from real estate.

Retailing – Buy, Fix, and Profit

Retailing, in three words, is buy, fix, profit. Many newbie investors enter the real estate trade using this strategy. I’m sure you already know all about this strategy. You buy handyman specials at great prices, rehab them, and sell them for profit. One costly mistake a handful of fledglings commit is underestimating the cost of repairs. Savvy rehabbers already have a network of contractors and a checklist of repairs to watch out for and their estimated costs. They do not rely on… Read the rest

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