We have learned the finer research techniques on the MLS to bring upall foreclosures, REO agent listings, and the like. We’ll be happy to provide you a list of Foreclosure, REO/Repo properties based on criteria you are looking for.
Real Estate Signs
Driving through neighborhoods where you want to buy is another great way to find foreclosures. The riders on the sign posts might say: Foreclosure, Bank-Owned or Bank Repo. Once you identify a property, use our free texting service to send a message and we’ll provide you the listing price and any other details you need!
We’ll be happy to assist you in identifying potential foreclosures through government agencies. In fact, some government agencies require you to retain the services of a real estate broker to make an offer to purchase. Here are some helpful links to government agencies listing foreclosures or use Cambridge Realty’s quick and easy MLS Search link on the Home Page to search for foreclosures.
- HUD– Housing Urban Development foreclosure homes.
- Fannie Mae foreclosure homes.
- Department of the Treasury– homes seized by the Internal Revenue Service.
Other Investor Resources
From single family rentals to four-plexes and apartment buildings to commercial high rises, investing in real estate brings rewards to many. Here are some great links (sponsored by About.com) that are useful to various investment portfolios:
Selling Seller Carry-back Mortgages: Selling a carry-back mortgage to an investor. About seller carry-back mortgages, benefits to home sellers who carry financing and how to sell the carry-back mortgage by discounting its value.
Finding Easy-to-Rent Houses: Not all homes are easy to rent. There are a number of variables that determine whether a home has potential as a rental. How to Find Good Rentals: Doing your homework before you buy an investment property will help to assure that you don’t make mistakes of inexperienced investors. For example, you don’t want to pay more than you need to acquire a good rental, and ideally you would like cash flow. Ask Cambridge Realty for current market rental prices.
National Real Estate Investor: Industry news about real estate investing that includes such properties as office buildings, multi-family units, retail, industrial and hotel.
Institute of Real Estate Mgt.: Professional residential and commercial property management association offers resources and educational tools for anyone interested in property management or learning more about the real estate management industry.
Investment articles and information for beginners, including an investment blog, lists of cities that outperform and ways to find property managers.
How to Rent Out A House: How to rent out your house and turn your home into a rental. Pros and cons to handling your own rentals. About property management companies.
Investment Properties Insight: Great site to visit when you’re buying property solely as an investment, both short and long term. From where to buy property, to who will manage and live in the property you’re purchasing, this is a great site for investment property guidance.