If you are considering a refinance of your investment property mortgage, now is still a very favorable time. While interest rates are no longer at rock-bottom prices, the rates are still historically low.Refinancing your investment property mortgage loan is never a simple matter, but there are a few things which you can do to insure that you get the best refinance rate possible. Here are 4 tips you can use to help you in the process:Tip #1: Get the Best Refinance Investment Property Interest Rate by Doing Your HomeworkEven if you choose to use a mortgage broker, you will find that interest rates constantly change, literally hour by hour. By taking the time to educate yourself about mortgage rates you can help yourself to better gage when the rate is at its best it is likely going to be. By reading about mortgage rate trends, the U.S. economy and other financial news you can help insure you get the best refinance mortgage rate possible.Tip #2: Get the Best Refinance Investment Property … [Read more...] about The Best Refinance Investment Property Interest Rate
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If you are considering whether or not to purchase investment property, you may be wondering if it is really worth the effort that it will take. Purchasing investment property is becoming more popular as people begin to realize what a benefit it can be. Many people are even deciding to refinance their home mortgage so they can afford to purchase investment property. Some of the great reasons to purchase investment property include an increased cash flow, great tax benefits, appreciation, and renting or flipping the home.Even if you refinance your home mortgage to purchase investment property, you will be able to see an increase in your cash flow if your handle your investment properly. This is one of the biggest reasons that people do choose to purchase investment property, so they can enjoy the benefit of having more cash coming into their hands.Another reason that purchasing investment property is a great idea is because of the great tax benefits that you can take advantage of. If you … [Read more...] about Investment Property-Why Do You Need It?
Texas investment property loans - acquiring rental propertyAs of midnight march 13ths I lost 2 deals due to Wall Street. Yes Wall Street has drastically cut back on 2nd liens , particularly the high LTV loans (90-100%) that I have been doing for investors for several years. What does this mean? It means that the days of the 0 down investment property mortgage is probably over, at least for now.I want to talk about one strategy that I personally use to acquire rental property. I never really thought it was a great idea to buy rental property with a 0 down loan, unless you were purchasing at a minimum of 80% of market value, which most buyers fell short.When buying rental property how do you eliminate 98% of buyers (not hard to do these days with subprime fallout?) Find properties that are not lendable by conventional Wall Street mortgages. Properties that the appraisal would read below average or have any roof or foundation damage are good candidates. Bottom line, if you would move your … [Read more...] about Texas Investment Property Loans – Changes on the Way
Investment property is still proving to be one of the most popular forms of investment. Property in the UK has historically doubled in value every 10-15 years and regardless of the peaks and troughs during this time, investment property has steadily become one of the most stable ways to invest for the future as opposed to stocks and shares and other investment options.Established landlords with investment property are very aware of the benefits of investing in property and in particular investment property in the UK. With affordability becoming one of the main issues for first time buyers, landlords are keen to snap up investment property in the UK in the knowledge that first time buyers and other buyers with affordability issues will be left with no alternative but to rent. It is the buy to let investment property market that landlords capitalise on and investment property is their key to success particularly during times when interest rates are rising and investment property … [Read more...] about Investment Property UK – Is It Still Worth It With Rising Rates?
Investment Property - Rising Interest RatesInvestment property is still high on the list of best investment vehicles. But with rising interest rates, can this level of sustained growth continue for investment properties? In the UK, property owners and those with investment property have enjoyed significant capital appreciation on their residential and investment properties. With prices doubling and sometimes trebling in some areas over the last 10-15 years, this is reason enough to look at buying investment property.Investment Property - RepossessionsHowever, it cannot be ignored that with rising interest rates, this has resulted in a higher number of property repossessions coming to the market in recent months compared to the levels this time last year. Repossessed property can be a prime area for landlords and property investors to pick up good quality discounted investment property. Some may even give the current occupant the opportunity to rent the investment property back … [Read more...] about Investment Property UK – Are UK Interest Rates Pushing Out Investors?
Real estate investment can be very financially rewarding if you invest wisely, and then keep track of your investments with the same vigor as when you were initially evaluating properties for purchase. If you are simply going to buy a property, improve it, and flip it for profit, then you can easily do that with a simple project budget. However, if you are going to purchase and hold properties over time, you will likely find that investment property software is a must. You will want an application which can take all of your rental property variables into consideration to maximize your profits and know when to hold and when to sell.Investment property software today varies from a simple Microsoft Excel spreadsheet to complex financial applications developed specifically for the investment property industry. No matter which you choose, you will want to make sure your software allows you to quickly determine if your investment is paying money or draining it away, determine how much rent … [Read more...] about Investment Property Software Saves You Time and Money