My Las Vegas Property Debacle

Your spouse is ironing the shirt and the dress that you will wear at work tomorrow while watching the shaky image of your antenna-powered TV, trying to ignore the screams of the dear child who has spent all day in your mom’s house -you can’t afford private pre-school- and while you are preparing something for dinner, you are thinking that it’s already the 20th of the month and in 10 days you will get a new batch of bills and invoices in the mail.

CTEC approved provider Why not put the money you just got back and invest it on your own future? Invest it into your mutual funds, or put it away into your retirement fund. Grow a nest egg that you can enjoy when you finally go into your well deserved retirement.

Since the amount of mortgage you qualify for is a by product of the total payment your income can support (lets say 33% of your pre-tax income), the higher the total of items like taxes and insurance the less room there is for monthly principal and interest payments and thus the lower the amount of loan you can expect to be approved for.

CTEC classes Tyler: In “Rich by Choice” you talk about how much insurance a person needs and which ones are essential. Would you give us a summary of your opinions on insurance?

Another thing I found out, which prior to this point I did not know, was the tax implications you incur after a foreclosure because of something called Cancellation of Debt Income. That one really shocked me when I learned about it. And online state to just put the cherry on top, there’s something called a Deficiency Judgment and it is not good for the borrower. This legal process allows your bank to sue you for the unpaid balance of your mortgage, EVEN AFTER THEY AGREE TO DO A SHORT SALE. I could not believe this when it happened to me and it affected my decision to cancel a short sale I had been working on for five months with Bank of America Home Loans. It was a long and tedious education process that I hope I never have to repeat again.

CTEC courses Prop. 60 and 90 apply if you are “trading down.” (i.e. The value of your new home is less than the value of your old home.) However, the government being who they are, has stipulations.

In most cases, a California homeowner can refinance up to 100% of their home value. You may be able to keep your monthly payments the same or even lower them. The length of your loan payback period will determine your monthly payment amount.