The Costs of Rent to Own Housing – For the Charleston West Virginia Area

Owning a home — it’s part of the American Dream! Home ownership gives a sense of freedom, security, and permanence. Americans dream of growing up, finding a home, and starting a family; they dream of owning their own piece of land and proudly knowing “it’s mine.” Millions of families want a nice home, a white … Continued

The 4 Best Ways to Wholesale Properties in West Virginia

Buying and selling real estate as an investor is easy, right? Not really. Newbie real estate investors often become overwhelmed at just how much is involved in the process of any real estate transaction. Wholesaling is a great alternative to help you learn what makes a great deal, understand the market and develop the negotiation … Continued

Things You Need to Know About Short Sale Inspections in Charleston

You’re probably just a little giddy at this point. You’ve made an offer on a short sale property at a price well below the market value, and it looks like a sweet – and potentially very lucrative – investment deal. Still, there are a few things you need to know about short sale inspections in … Continued

3 Ways Wholesalers Can Find Motivated Sellers in Charleston

A wholesaler is only as good as the deal he can present. This means finding motivated sellers who are willing to sell a property for less than current market value for any reason. Three ways wholesalers can find motivated sellers in include targeting very specific avenues, casting a wide net or something in between. Regardless … Continued

How to Sell your House by Yourself in Charleston: A Short Guide

Selling your house is something you’ll have to do maybe just a few times in your life.  And unless you know a local real estate agent who will sell your house for free or a hugely discounted commission… it can be a real pain in the rear and an expensive process for you as well. … Continued

3 Tips On Making An Offer On A Short Sale In Charleston

You’ve found a short sale property that suits you and meets your investment criteria. Now it’s time to make an offer. And today that means a good amount of bidding competition – and quite a bit of it some pretty well-heeled bidders. So you’ll need to know how to make an offer on a short … Continued

Short Sale vs. Foreclosure – What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re a buyer or a borrower / seller, a short sale and foreclosure each present different advantages and difficulties. What Is A Foreclosure In ? In simple terms… “A foreclosed home is one in which the owner is unable to make his mortgage loan payments and the bank repossessed the home” (source).  If you … Continued