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Greg Johnson, Home Buyer in Atlanta, GA

I am looking to invest in the atlanta area, and I would like to know if any is used to working with 1st time investors using creative financing

Asked by Greg Johnson, Atlanta, GA Mon Dec 12, 2011

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So, basically what I think I hear you saying is you have not clue what you are doing when it comes to investing and you have no money? Is that right? Just want to make sure I have a good understanding of the situation.
2 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Dec 12, 2011
I am an experienced contractor and am looking for a private investor to flip houses with. I do all the work, you just help finance. Call me if interested. Jon 678 521 8117
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 2, 2012
U bet! That is exactly what my firm does. Feel free to call, email, or check out my website.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jan 13, 2012
Greg, The way you spell creative is CASH. Those sellers offering financing or creative financing typically are selling the property twice or more the Cash price. Find a partner with some money and offer to do the leg work of locating good properties.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 4, 2012
David gets my thumbs up. That's the answer. Greg - you have the wrong approach to real estate investing if this question is an example of your business plan.

Greg - you might want to go see Dave Ramsey when he comes to Gwinnett Arena next month and presents the "Total Money Makeover." The link is in the web reference. He is a wise old real estate agent who has changed many thousands of lives with his financial training and advice. He'll sell out the arena.

And, right now, consider what my friend Kit Cummings always says: "change the way you look at things, so that the things you look at will CHANGE."
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Dec 30, 2011
Assisting the new investor is a great opportunity but I appreciate your pointing out that you would need to be paid. Unlike most other occupations - if someone else's creativity doesn't result in a sale - we don't get paid for our professional time. If a person goes to a lawyer or an accountant or a doctor, he/she doesn't expect to get services for free.

Real estate agents have only 24 hours in each of their days. (Just like everyone else ...) Those hours spent at work - that is - the work of assisting folks to purchase homes - is how we earn money to pay our electric bills, our gas bills for the car and for home - and even for our family's meals.

Glad to chase your dreams, Clients - in a responsible manner - everyone with some skin in the game.
Have a happy day -
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Dec 12, 2011
I can find you sellers who are willing to finance your purchase. They are few and far between. Please phone if you are interested.

Best regards,

0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Dec 12, 2011
Dear Greg,

As real estate professionals, we tend to specialize in helping people buy and sell homes. I suggest you find an accountant or financial adviser for help with the creative financing part, and find a Realtor for help with regard to the finding property to invest in part. Good luck!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Dec 12, 2011
Greg, how creative are you looking to get and specifically what are you talking about
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Dec 12, 2011
Greg being creative is fine. Although depending on your level of creativity I may require an up front retainer fee to cover my upfront costs of doing business with you. Call and let's talk.

Chuck Green, Realtor
Keller Williams Realty
770-714-7077 (direct)
678-578-2788 (voice)
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Dec 12, 2011
How creative do you actually need someone to be, Greg?

Michael Hammond
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