Have you ever tried to describe the “typical” buyer purchasing property where the seller provides financing? Many mistakenly think of only those that are “down and out” on their luck. Let go of preconceived notions and start looking at seller financing as a potential creative financing solution. … [Read more...] about The Many Faces of an Owner Financed Buyer
Private property owners have been swept into the regulations of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Financial Protection Act which was signed into law in July 2010. Owner financing will be regulated in Title XIV Section 1401(2) (E) Mortgage Loan Origination Standards. The law restricts private property owners who want to sell their own property using owner financing … [Read more...] about Dodd-Frank Hijacks Owner Financing
Be afraid! HUD is poised to take away our rights to offer owner or seller financing on property we own. Under the Safe Mortgage Act proposal, you can only offer owner financing on the home you live in or you must become a licensed mortgage originator. Here’s how I see it. If we own a property, ANY property (whether it is our residence or not), we should be able to sell … [Read more...] about How HUD Safe Act Will Hurt Seller Financing
Owner financing was a hot topic in real estate last year and all indicators point to increased demand in 2010. In search of alternative financing methods, … [Read more...] about Top 5 Articles on Seller Financing
Great news! The IRS has specifically answered "YES" to this question. It seemed pretty straight forward that owner financed transactions involving a deed to the buyer and a note and mortgage (or deed of trust) back to the seller would let qualified buyers take the First Time $8,000 Homebuyer Credit. However, some wondered if … [Read more...] about Does Seller Financing Qualify for the $8,000 First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit?