OK, here it comes . . . - Posted by Steve-WA
Posted by Steve-WA on October 02, 2003 at 14:10:39:
Number one, if you want to get better advice, then give us your location, state, or something. A gaggle of people come on here and ask stuff like, “There’s a house listing for 200K . . . is it worth it?”
Number two, an archive search will benefit you greatly. AND it will probably point you toward the fact that you may not want to hear - foreclosures is not a good starting point. Even Totally Dominate starts out stating that one must have a basic understanding of REI terms, contracts, and transactions as a prerequisite to understanding the material in the book. It is an advanced RE investing guide.
Foreclosures is advanced real estate investing. Check out the articles on this site for tips on starting out.
Otherwise, TD is a good book. So is Finkel & Conti’s new foreclosure book. Go to the library, go to ebay, go to the bookstore.
In fact, I’ll go so far as to restate the oft restated:
EVERY RE investing book and program is a good book. They ALL work. Carlton Sheets, Tommy Vu (!), Robert Allen, and the hosts of other late night infomercials, past & present - they ALL work.
The question is . . . . . .