From the Back Cover
One of Americas top real estate authorities explains the inside secrets of the mortgage business
Each year, more than ten million American homebuyers, homeowners, and realty investors enter the mortgage arena to finance or refinance their homes and rental properties. And each year, millions of borrowers pay more than they have to. But you wont be one of them with Gary Eldreds 106 Mortgage Secrets All Homebuyers Must LearnBut Lenders Dont Tell.
Eldred explains all of your mortgage options and gives you the inside information you need to make the most intelligent money–saving choices. He simplifies the complicated math of mortgage financing and tells you how to make sure your loan rep is being honest with you. He covers every aspect of the mortgage process and highlights the key criteria you should always consider when making your decision. With these 106 secrets, youll have the confidence and the knowledge to:
- Increase your borrowing power
- Get the lowest interest rate
- Understand ARMs
- Cut the cost of mortgage insurance
- Save big with seller financing, foreclosures, and REOs
- Perfect your credit profile
- Avoid getting taken by the fine print
- Get maximum return on your home investment
Theres no reason to get a good mortgage, when you can get the perfect one for you. Simple, concise, and comprehensive, this book covers everything mortgage hunters should knowespecially the 106 secrets lenders dont want to reveal.
About the Author
GARY W. ELDRED, PhD, has been a successful real estate investor for over twenty years and has served on the business school faculty at Stanford University and the University of Virginia. He is also the author of numerous real estate titles, such as the Make Money series; The 106 Common Mistakes Homebuyers Make (and How to Avoid Them), Third Edition; Value Investing in Real Estate; The Complete Guide to Second Homes for Vacations, Retirement, and Investment; Yes! You Can Own the Home You Want; and coauthor of Investing in Real Estate, Fourth Edition, all from Wiley.