Are Cape Coral Rent-to-Own Homes a Scam?

If you’ve spent time driving around Cape Coral Florida or browsing Craigslist or other sites, you may have seen advertisements that read, “Own a home for $500/month. No credit check!” While it seems too good to be true, local rent-to-own homes are a viable option that many Cape Coral residents are taking advantage of. But… Are Cape Coral … Continued

Foreclosure notice of default in Florida– what is it?

If you’ve gotten a foreclosure notice of default and want to know what the heck is going on, keep reading. Basically, a foreclosure notice of default is a document that has to be filed by a lender to start the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure notice of default must be sent to anyone who has … Continued

How Do Rent To Own Homes Work In Naples?

One of the first questions we get from potential tenant buyers of our local Naples Florida rent to own homes / lease option homes is “how do rent to own homes work in Naples?” With a flooded real estate market, especially since the bubble burst of the mid-2000’s, rent-to-own homes have become a popular option for … Continued

What is a Pre-Foreclosure in Fort Myers?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holders to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure in Fort Myers anyway? Many homeowners across America and Fort Myers are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. When a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Fort Myers

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Fort Myers] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can … Continued

Things To Know Before You Buy Rent To Own in Lehigh Acres

Are you thinking about buying a house in Lehigh Acres? If so, a rent to own agreement can be a great way to do it! Learn more about what to expect so you can understand the process before you buy rent to own property! And if you have any questions, we are always here to … Continued

5 People You Need on Your Team As A Real Estate Investor in Fort Myers

Teamwork really does make the dream work. If your dream is to become a successful real estate investor in Fort Myers, building a supreme team is the first and most important step in realizing your financial goals. A good team should include the following 5 people… including a professional buyer like Freshwater Investment Properties who … Continued

Short Sale vs Foreclosure – What’s the Difference in Fort Myers?

Whether you’re a buyer or a borrower/seller, a short sale, and foreclosure each present different advantages and difficulties. What Is A Foreclosure In Fort Myers, Florida? In simple terms… “A foreclosed home is one in which the owner is unable to make his mortgage loan payments and the bank repossessed the home” (source).  If you … Continued