Category Archives: Real Estate

Articles on real estate purchases for buyers and investors.

This South Florida Home Was Renovated and Sold Quickly!

Purchased 7/30/12  &  Sold 12/1/2012 This home was purchased for CASH from the seller, Freddie Mac, in horrible condition.  The code violations were remedied with the city and then the remodeling began.  A new flat roof,  a/c unit and duct … Continue reading

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USE A SELF-DIRECTED RETIREMENT ACCOUNT FOR INVESTING

Would you agree that the average person does not understand the stock market and even if they do, that world events and public sentiment towards the economy make it very volatile? Yet most people have their retirement funds in an … Continue reading

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Renovation Progress for 7933 Tropicana St in Miramar

The renovation is in progress.  In 3 weeks, the code violations have been remedied, a new flat roof and a/c system installed, and the plumbing problem fixed.  The kitchen and master bath shower have been gutted.  All of the 70’s … Continue reading

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This Freddie Mac Property Needs a Ton of Work!

This property was clearly not going to be purchased by a retail buyer (home owner) in Broward County, FL.  It has a pitched and flat roof of which the flat roof needs total replacement.  The entire A/C system has to … Continue reading

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SOLD!!! 840 Zinnia Lane

840 Zinnia Lane in Plantation sold in mid October for $235,000.  We thought this Broward County home would sell between $225,000 and $250,000.  I think the odd shaped yard prevented us from getting the higher price.  In addition, because the … Continue reading

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OPEN HOUSE AT 840 ZINNIA LANE

Saturday, August 4th and Sunday, August 5th 1 P.M. to 4 P.M. 840 Zinnia Lane before the renovation 840 Zinnia Lane after the renovation Plantation Gardens Home                  

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840 Zinnia Lane – 4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom / 2 Car Garage

Look at the exterior changes that have been made!  Brand new windows have replaced the french doors with glass block to the right of the front door.  The front door has been changed out to a pretty door with glass.  … Continue reading

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Soon To Be Remodeled Home in Plantation, FL

This home was purchased from the bank as a foreclosure.  It is currently a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with an illegal addition.  The addition cannot currently be accessed from the main house.  It was built as an efficiency apartment … Continue reading

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Did A Temporary Setback Cause You To Be In Pre-Foreclosure?

If you have missed several mortgage payments for temporary reasons (temporary job loss, short-term illness, death in the family, military obligation etc.) that have now been resolved, how do you get back on track? REINSTATEMENT You can ask your lender … Continue reading

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Lending Private Money to a Real Estate Investor (Short-term)

This is a property that Cash Home Buyers LLC (CHB) closed on at the end of August.  They are a small family owned company renovating a property that they purchased in a Short Sale.  Since CHB is a small company … Continue reading

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