contract assignment: The art of wholesaling - Part 3 - 05/04/08 02:57 AM
In this article, I will go over the actual structuring of wholesaling a property to another investor.  There are basically 2 different ways to structure this type of transaction.  One way is to assign the contract to the buyer, and the other way is to do a double closing a/k/a a simultaneous closing. How I structure this for the most-part depends on the amount of my profit. 
If my assignment fee is more than $10,000, I like to do a double closing.  The main reason for this is because the other parties often get greedy.  If the seller sees an assignment … (5 comments)

contract assignment: The art of wholesaling - Part 2 - 04/20/08 06:00 AM
Wholesaling is alive and well in Central Florida.  We just closed a deal last week for a 4 bed/2 bath block house in a working class neighborhood.  It had a few last minute glitches, but it did close.  Purchase price was $72,000 and the wholesale price to the investor was $81,000.  That left $9,000 as an assignment fee.  If you do the math, 9K/72K = 12.5%.  If an average commission is around 6%, you can clearly see that the fee earned was over double on this deal.  If all I did was list this property, I would have probably earned less than half of what I ended up earning from wholesaling it.

contract assignment: The art of wholesaling - or how to make far more than a 6% commission on a transaction - Part 1 - 04/12/08 04:50 AM
Whether you have a real estate license or not, you can profit big from wholesaling property.  Wholesaling in its simplest definition (at least my definition of it) is buying something at a cheap price and then marking it up slightly and re-selling it at a cheap price.  Other terminology for this transaction is contract assignment, property flipping, and buy low sell low.
This can be accomplished in a number of different ways.  The preferred and simplest method is to put a property under contract and then assign the contract to another person and get paid an "assignment fee" at closing … (7 comments)

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