California Real Estate Finance / Edition 7

California Real Estate Finance / Edition 7

by Robert J. Bond, Dennis J. McKenzie, Alfred Gavello
     
 

Highly practical in focus, this book reflects today's ever-changing real estate market as it examines such basic principles as creative financing, construction financing, adjustable and variable rate mortgage plans, and real estate mathematics. Focusing on financing for the home buyer, this book covers buyers in all income categoriesSee more details below

Overview

Highly practical in focus, this book reflects today's ever-changing real estate market as it examines such basic principles as creative financing, construction financing, adjustable and variable rate mortgage plans, and real estate mathematics. Focusing on financing for the home buyer, this book covers buyers in all income categories and discusses various types of lenders; different types of financing; the process of a mortgage; and common mortgage problems with some potential solutions. The sixth edition of California Real Estate Finance has been revised to incorporate a simplified presentation, while expanding coverage of many topics. It includes a unique new chapter on financing for low- and moderate-income home buyers. The book also now includes a section on the use and application of the financial calculator for solving real estate problems. An essential reference for any real estate professional, home buyer, or seller in the state of California.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324143720
Publisher:
South-Western
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.88(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Why Real Estate Finance?1
Ch. 2Institutional Lenders: Who and What are They?31
Ch. 3Noninstitutional Lenders: Who are They?59
Ch. 4Alternative Mortgage Instruments: What are They?83
Ch. 5What are Conventional Loans?115
Ch. 6How Do the Federal and State Governments Help Finance Home Loans?139
Ch. 7Points, Discounts, and the Secondary Mortgage Market: How Do They Act and Interact?167
Ch. 8What Role Does "Qualifying the Property" Play in Loan Underwriting?187
Ch. 9What Role Does "Qualifying the Buyer" Play in Loan Underwriting?217
Ch. 10How Do Processing, Closing, and Servicing Real Estate Loans Take Place?243
Ch. 11How Do Foreclosures and Other Lending Problems Fit into Real Estate Finance?277
Ch. 12Construction Financing: What are the Major Sources?305
Ch. 13How Can I Simplify Problem-Solving Related to Real Estate Finance?329
Ch. 14What are Some Creative Financing Approaches?391
Ch. 15What are Some Financing Choices Designed for Low- to Moderate-Income and First-Time Home Buyers?431
AppFinancing Small Residential Income Properties477
Glossary486
Answers to Multiple-Choice Questions496
Index497

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