We have learned a lot from the Sarita project. It feels like almost everything that could have gone wrong did…but that’s not really how it was. We had one major pain in the ass, and that was the buyer’s lender. Even the buyer’s agent said she will never use that lender again. Here is a brief rundown of what we learned.
You never know where you’ll find a deal.
I never expected to find a good deal on a property in my own family, but my brother and his wife just wanted out from under a house they could no longer maintain.
We ended up making a little money outright for handling the sale and taking over the debt, but most of the profits are going into a fund to help take care of my brother and sister-in-law going forward. As I said, they would have been happy to let us take it all, but that’s not how we roll. They actually objected to taking a promissory note to cover their future care, but we insisted on taking care of them.Continue reading Hermann says please like and share!