Real Estate Ownership, Investment and Due Diligence 101
Leonard Baron, 25/11/2010 - 246 páginas
This guide was created to help buyers of real estate, whether for a personal residence or investment property, ensure that they protect themselves on their purchase by doing the proper due diligence. Professor Leonard Baron, MBA, CPA, is a nationally recognized expert on protecting oneself when purchasing property, a San Diego State University Real Estate lecturer, a commercial real estate consultant, a twenty year real estate owner, and loves kicking the tires of a good piece of dirt!If you are seriously ready to buy a property, it's time to take the steps to reduce your risk, protect yourself and make sure you do all the steps and tasks that experienced buyers do with every property they acquire.If you do not know how to pencil out a real estate deal, review your title insurance policy, understand your Good Faith Estimate and mortgage financing, know how to analyze the Homeowners Association, ensure you have the right insurance coverage, understand how real estate saves, or doesn't save you money on income taxes, do a proper home inspection, etc. - this is the guide you need.Along with his expert authors who are an attorney, a mortgage professional, an insurance executive, an HOA expert, a home inspector and other investors Professor Baron has created a step by step guide to tie up the loose ends on a property purchase. The group cumulatively owns about 35 properties between them and have been involved in at least 1,000 transactions. They have learned many a hard lesson losing money on a real estate purchase and hope to help you avoid those expensive mishaps.The team is independent and gives neutral advice - the only goal of which is to help you better PROTECT YOURSELF.The book comes with one year free access to the website and all the downloadable simple checklists, spreadsheets, documents, examples to help you gain knowledge, keep your buying process on track and make sure you cover all your bases.A real estate buyer can never eliminate their risk, but following the steps to perform your due diligence will significantly reduce your risk on the largest purchase you will ever make. Every buyer of real estate should have and understand the Due Diligence Checklist Professor Baron has created and work hard to reduce their risk when buying real estate.This course is used by real estate professionals for securing clients by marketing their dedication to protect those clients from the perils of real estate. It is also used for continuing education (CE, CPE, or MCLE) credits for real estate professionals, lawyers, and certified public accountants. Universities and colleges also use it as a pre-course study to help their students understand the core basic real estate due diligence principles that experienced real estate buyers understands.Real estate is Buyer Beware..Do You Know of What to "Beware"? If you do not, this ebook is for you.