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My blog is focused on creative seller financing and mostly Lease Options. I love so share creative ideas on how to put together deals in real estate when typical financing is not available.
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The option agreement: On the buying side, the option agreement turns control of the property over to the optionee without ownership.  When I am doing a lease option, I sign an option with the buyer.  I control the property as if I owned it, but I am giving them the right to buy upon exercising th...
06/10/2010
Signs If you have your home listed with an agent they'll put a sign in front of the house.  Make sure they put a rent-to-own rider on the sign as well.  This tells people driving by the house that it's a rent-to-own home.  There are many types of these riders.  I use the following: Rent-to-Own, L...
06/07/2010
Newspaper- Old Reliable The newspaper classified ads are probably the most expensive form of marketing your home, but they also work for many sellers.  Most newspapers in addition to listing your ad in print also have a website which will show your ad. People have long considered newspapers as on...
06/04/2010
When it comes to marketing your home you want to get the word out and you want maximum exposure so that you can get quick results.  This means you'll want to explore multiple marketing options instead of just selecting one.  The more potential buyers you reach the quicker you'll find your tenant-...
06/03/2010
The "Turning Bankruptcies Into Gold" Webinar is tonight at 8:00 PM (Eastern)! YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS. To join tonight's webinar, CLICK HERE! I can't wait to see you all there! Wendy   To view this post in its original location, http://www.wendypatton.com/blog/webinar-tonight      
06/02/2010
While most other buyerse are drowning in the "Credit Crunch", you have a choice.  Renting-to-own can allow you to buy your next home, even at a time when financing is so hard to obtain; but that's not the only advantage it offers.  Let's take a look at some of the reasons why rent-to-own can be b...
05/27/2010
While you are looking at homes and once you make an offer on a home, there are some questions you should be asking yourself to help keep common sense involved in the decision making process: 1.      Does the home work for you and does it meet your NEEDS? *Remember the difference between wants and...
05/26/2010
If you have already moved out and your home is vacant, there are still some tricks you can use to help increase the appeal of your home.  Obviously, moving all of the furniture back into the house isn't really a workable option - after all you need it.  However, if you do have a few pieces to spa...
05/25/2010
As the stock market continues to flunctuate, it increases the number of people looking to invest elsewhere.  Also, as people become more educated about real estate as an investment, they are more likely to look away from the stock market for the increased security and greater potential returns in...
05/24/2010
 "All life is an experiment.  The more experiments you make, the better." - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Have a great weekend!  Wendy       To view this post in its original location, http://www.wendypatton.com/blog/something-to-think-about-over-the-weekend.
05/21/2010
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My blog is focused on creative seller financing and mostly Lease Options. I love so share creative ideas on how to put together deals in real estate when typical financing is not available.