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Seminar Schedule

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I have Tax Sale Investing and Foreclosure Investing seminars scheduled in March and early April. They each earn 3 hours of Alabama real estate CE credits. You are welcome to attend, even if you are not a real estate agent. Birmingham on Friday, March 1 Gulf Shores on Monday, March 4 Montgomery on Tuesday, March 12 Mobile on Monday, March 25 Bessemer/Tuscaloosa on Friday April 5 Huntsville on Monday April 8 If you are interested in registering, the links for the brochures appear below. Once you reach the brochure, it has registration links for the different cities. If you have...

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Increased Opportunities for Foreclosure Investors

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Although the economy seems to be (slowly) getting better, we're going to see an increase in foreclosures soon.  There are three major reasons: Many people "held on" as long as they could, but just can't do it anymore. They've tapped out their retirement funds, sold all the "toys,"  quit the private clubs and borrowed everything possible from relatives.  Winter has lasted too long, and even though Spring is around the corner, there's no food left. The re-default rate of loan modifications is now topping 50%.  We'll see that climb, ending in the inevitable foreclosure. Cash is coming out of the...

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Title Insurance for Uncertain Times

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Whenever I tell foreclosure investors about possible problems with defective foreclosures they ask me, "Denise, how can I protect myself?" One way is with adequate title insurance.  Did you know you can buy owners' title insurance for an amount that is more than your purchase price?  Suppose you buy a property from ORE for $100,000.  It's really worth $125,000 on the day you buy it.  In six months, after you make repairs and have a tenant in place, it will be worth $200,000.  You might want to buy $200,000 worth of owners' title insurance at closing, instead of only $100,000. ...

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