Cashing in on Pre-foreclosures and Short Sales: A Real Estate Investor's Guide to Making a Fortune Even in a Down Market
About the Author.
Foreword (Gary W. Eldred, PhD).
Important Disclosure Notice.
Part I: Where to Start.
Chapter 1: A Crash Course in Pre-foreclosures and Short Sales.
Chapter 2: Why Most Foreclosures Strategies Don't Work.
Chapter 3: Down Markets: The Easiest Time to Capitalize and Make Money.
Chapter 4: Everything You Need to Know about the Foreclosure Process.
Chapter 5: Everything You Need to Know about Foreclosure Properties.
Chapter 6: Navigating Sate Foreclosure Laws and Regulations.
Chapter 7: How to Avoid Foreclosure Fraud Scams.
Chapter 8: Financing Solutions for Foreclosure Properties.
Chapter 9: Getting Serious bout Being a Foreclosure Investor.
Chapter 10: Build Your Foreclosure Dream Team.
Part II: Finding and Investing in Foreclosures.
Chapter 11: The 17-Step Process.
Chapter 12: Locating the Right Pre-foreclosure Properties.
Chapter 13: How to Contact and Interact with Homeowners.
Chapter 14: Verifying Critical Property Information.
Chapter 15: Doing Your Homework.
Chapter 16: How to Conduct a Complete Property Inspection.
Chapter 17: Accurately Estimating the Current Market Value.
Chapter 18: Analyzing Your Costs and Profits.
Chapter 19: Negotiating with Property Owners.
Chapter 20: Negotiating with Lenders and Lienholders.
Chapter 21: Negotiating with Attorneys and Trustees.
Chapter 22: Negotiating and Securing Short Sale Transactions.
Chapter 23: Nailing Down the Purchase Agreement.
Chapter 24: Protect Your New Assets, Immediately.
Chapter 25: Closing the Deal.
Part III: Cashing Out!
Chapter 26: Flipping Out-Quick Profits through Wholesaling.
Chapter 27: Fixing Up Your New Investment.
Chapter 28: Renting Your New Property.
Chapter 29: Staging, Marketing, and Selling Properties for Maximum Profit.
10 Amateur Mistakes That Will Cost You Thousands.
State-by-State Foreclosure Guidelines.
101 Foreclosure and Investor Resources.
CHIP CUMMINGS is a real estate investor, licensed mortgage lender, certified trainer for the National Association of Mortgage Brokers, and past president of the Michigan Mortgage Brokers Association. He is also the co-author, with Ralph Roberts, of the Wiley titles Mortgage Myths and Foreclosure Myths.