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How to Buy Property By Paying Back Taxes

How to Buy Property By Paying Back Taxes & Avoid 2 Mistakes

 TED DISCUSSES HOW TO BUY PROPERTY BY PAYING BACK TAXES Ted will show you how to buy property by paying back taxes for pennies on the dollar while avoiding the bigger mistakes that most people make.  Watch the video above or read the transcript below: Welcome back. I’m Ted Thomas. And you’re probably wondering why I’m speaking to you today. Well, for a lot of people, I’m America’s tax lien and tax-defaulted property expert, but I’m going to give you some real insight. I’ve been doing this for about 30 years. I started out working with tax-lien certificates, and then

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Indiana tax sale

New Bill in Indiana Legislature to Make It Easy to Sell Property in Indiana Tax Sale

A bill pending in the Indiana legislature will make it easier to sell property in an Indiana tax sale (aka defaulted properties). For tax defaulted property investors, Senate Bill 310 has three main points: 1) A petitioner is required to serve notice of a petition only on a person with a substantial property interest of public record, eliminating the need to serve notice on other appropriate parties; This means the tax collector’s office has less paperwork to fill out and track before the Indiana tax sale. This part doesn’t affect bidders in the auction. 2) A hearing date on a

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How to Buy Tax Lien Certificates Online

This guide to buy tax lien certificates online explains the process used by most local government authorities to allow investors to buy tax liens online. How to buy tax lien certificates online is a relatively simple process; though the rules are set by each state that sells tax liens at auction, and those rules are administered by the local government (county, parish, township, city, town). Most tax liens are bought at government administered public auctions, where investors bid on and buy tax liens online. In some cases tax liens are sold by the local government without an auction process, this

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Real Estate vs. Tax Sale (Tax Defaulted Property) Investing

Real Estate vs. Tax Sale, which way of investing is better? The real estate market is getting off to a slow start in many parts of the country this year, but does that mean it won’t recover? No. Interestingly, a slow housing market tends to create for itself a vicious circle. Just as the tendency among non-savvy stock investors is to buy when everybody else is buying (usually when stocks are high) and hold back when buying is low, the same thing occurs within the real estate market. Real Estate vs. Tax Sale Investing: Which Will Remain Standing if the

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How Do You Buy a Home?

Real estate investing expert Ted Thomas answers the question: How do you buy a home? For first time buyers, the question “how do you buy a home?” appears to be either a simple matter of getting a loan and moving in or a minefield fraught with dangers. The truth is between these two extremes. Certainly, the process of buying a home can create some headaches. But it should not be root canal-painful. Neither is it going to be going to the park to enjoy a leisurely afternoon. The first step is deciding how much you can afford, of course. How

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How to Master County Rules for Tax Lien Certificates and Tax Defaulted Property Investing

Knowing the county rules very well where you want do your tax lien certificate and tax defaulted property investing is not only the first step, but also the most important step of doing your own research for a successful purchase or bidding at the auction. Fortunately these days, most counties have their rules written in a very plain and easy to read format on their website, and most legal terms are explained very clearly too. If you still have any questions after going through the rules, just pick up the phone and call the help line provided on the site. You

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Ted Thomas presents What is distressed property

What Is Distressed Property?

How can you profit from distressed property? Learn the safest way for newcomers to invest in tax lien certificates and tax deeds when investing in distressed property. Transcription – What is Distressed Property? What is a distressed property? It’s a property with overdue taxes or other debts. For most investors the safest and predictable way to invest in distressed properties is either by purchasing a tax lien certificate sold at about half the states or by purchasing a tax deed sold in the other states. Newcomers find it hard to believe that there are so many opportunities to profit when

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quitclaim deed sample

Types of Property Deeds – Quit Claim Deed, Trust Deed, Security Deed, Tax Deed, and Warranty Deed

What are a the types of property deeds? Some of the types of property deeds are: Warranty Deed Security Deed Trust Deed or Deed of Trust Quit claim deed  Tax Deed WARRANTY DEED The warranty deed is when the seller says he has clear title to the property and can sell it to the buyer. This has guarantees that the deed has no defects in the title. A defect is when ownership of the property is either not clear or someone has a lien on it. A mortgage is a lien. Deeds that are not clear could be property held

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How to Get a Mortgage with No Money Down – 4 Easy Ways

Real estate expert explains how to get a mortgage with no money down The ongoing recovery from the housing bust has made it harder to get money to buy a home. A lot of people are wondering how to get a mortgage with no money down. A good credit score is paramount. If you have score under 600, then you’ll be able to get a mortgage, but you’re going to come up with a good down payment. Here’s four options on how to get a mortgage with no money down. THE VA If you are a veteran, then you have

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8 Reasons Why Tax Deed Investing Is Better than Other Investments

Tax deed investing is better than other investments. Why is this such a lucrative investment field? Can anyone do it? Let’s take a look at eight reasons why tax deed investing is better and delivers higher returns than other kinds of investing strategies. HIGH RETURN ON INVESTMENT Tax deed investing is better because it can generate returns from 10 to 90 percent. It delivers those returns in less time than a typical investment takes. Let’s compare that to other investments. Morningstar keeps a running tally of what the stock market is doing. This article was written in mid-August 2015. Morningstar

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Real Estate Investment Opportunities

Real estate investment opportunities happen all the time. You don’t need a lot of money to get started in real estate investing. You can start with less money than you might think. “A delinquent property tax sale in Newton County, GA, saw a couple pick up 22 parcels of property for about $49,000. When they took possession of the property, they actually had $739,500 in property,” says a news story at PRCarbon. “Their buys included $10 for 3.74 acres and a house on a major highway with nearly an acre of land for $9,200. They also bought the taxes on

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Canadians Can Invest in US Property Taxes

Can Canadians invest in US tax defaulted property and make big profits? Yes. But Canadian citizens have a few extra rules they have to follow. Your success depends on your knowing the rules and doing your homework. So the short answer is Yes! Canadians Can Invest in US Property Taxes. First, you need to know about the US systems for selling tax defaulted property and these auctions. Every US state has different laws for their auctions. Every county has different rules based on the state law. In the US, a county is a political subdivision within the state. Louisiana has

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What Are Tax Lien Certificate Auctions?

If you want to make big profits working part time, then you need to know about tax lien certificate auctions. Imagine making 10, 15, 18, 20 and even a 50 percent return on your investment in just two years or less. It can be done. People do it every day. You can do it too. You just have to know the rules and do your homework. WHAT ARE TAX LIEN CERTIFICATE AUCTIONS? Tax lien certificate auctions are public auctions conducted by a county tax collector. This is one type of “tax defaulted property auction.” When a property owner does not

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Investors Who Buy Homes

Do You Want to Find Investors Who Buy Homes? When planning to sell your home, finding investors who buy homes can help speed up the process. The key to a selling your home is finding someone who can buy it. You can try to find someone in your area or you can look for investors who buy homes. The biggest drawback is the amount of time it takes to get the house sold. If you are selling your home, you want to get out of it and out from under the mortgage. You want to move on with your life.

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How to Buy a House by Paying Back Taxes

A lot of people want know how to buy a house by paying back taxes. They often wonder if this is even legal. The short answer is, it is both legal and done in every state. The next question people ask is, “How can I do this?” Before getting into the tips on buying a house for past due taxes, I need to explain what is happening. Local governments across the nation rely on property taxes to support their budgets. When taxes are not paid, the government takes action against the property. This can be a tax lien or a

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Buy a House No Money Down

You can buy a house no money down several different ways People all across North America have learned how to buy a house no money down and you can too. There are several ways this can happen. Here’s my top picks: BUY DIRECT Buy right from the owner. When you do this, you and the owner can negotiate now much the monthly payments will be, who handles the taxes and how much insurance you should have. The down payment is part of the negotiation process too. Why would an owner do this? Some property owners are willing to work with

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Finding No Money Down Mortgage Loans

How to get no money down mortgage loans There are several ways to buy homes with no money down mortgage loans. Two of these are government-sponsored and they both have a set of requirements that not everyone will meet. A third option is one that takes some shopping around to find. A fourth way to get a home with no money down requires two lenders. Let’s look at the government programs first. VA LOAN The Veteran’s Administration offers 100 percent financing to members of the US military, active or honorably discharged and retired, and surviving spouses. Anyone who has spent

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Buy First Home

Tips for first time home buyers to help buy first home Buying your first home is both exciting and scary. Before realizing “The American Dream,” you’re going to need to do several things to get in position to buy first home. First, decide if you should buy. “Make sure buying is for you. Are rents cheap and homes costly in your city? Are you planning to move in the next year or two? Is your job looking iffy? If any of these apply, buying might not be a good move,” writes Morgan Brennan in Forbes Magazine. If rent is cheap,

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Need a Home? Consider a Home for Sale in a Tax Deed Auction

Need A Home? Tax deed and tax liens are a great way to find a home for sale and then get that home on the cheap. It is possible to buy a home for pennies on the dollar in the United States today. This kind of home for sale is not found through a real estate agency or Craigslist, but at the courthouse or city hall. When people do not pay their property taxes, the local governments have to get their money somehow. That’s done through a tax lien or a tax deed sale. The local government records a tax

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Back Tax Relief

Back Tax Relief for Homeowners If you own property and are looking for back tax relief, the short answer is, there’s not a whole lot of help out there for you. The long answer is, there’s some help, but it may not be comfortable. BANKRUPTCY Bankruptcy is part of the US Constitution and codified in federal law. In some cases, it can wipe out past due property taxes. Sometimes it can’t. The legal advice website Nolo reports Chapter 7 can provide some limited back tax relief. “You can discharge your personal liability for property taxes that were payable (without penalty)

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