From the bestselling author of Tips and Traps When Buying Your Home
Robert Irwin has been one of the nation's top real estate authors for more than 20 years. His 1991 bestseller, How to Find Real Estate Bargains, continues to be one of the most popular guides to finding real estate bargains and buying them at rock-bottom prices. Thoroughly updated and revised, this new edition is for reader in the market for a bargain home for themselves or as an investment for resale profit.
Irwin fills readers in on everything they need to know to quickly decide if a property's potential payoff outweighs its risks. With nearly 50 percent all-new material, the second edition features new chapters on:
- All types of repos, including HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, FDIC, GSA, and SBA
- Property tax, ATF and IRS, p robate, bare land, and Recreational property sales
- Finding bargain properties in strong markets by working directly with sellers
- Using the Web to find the hottest bargains