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Whether you are a first-time investor or an experienced full-time investor this product will work for you!
"The Renovation Mortgage"
enables investors to finance purchase, rehabilitation costs, and first three months mortgage payments into one convenient mortgage, with a low down payment of only 10%. Loan amounts are based on the “as-completed” appraised value.
Unheard of Low Costs:

This is by far the cheapest source of investor rehab money that I’ve ever seen. The interest rate is only two points higher than a conventional mortgage, with a one-point origination fee, plus normal closing cost. Wow!

The loan process is completed in two phases:

  1. The first phase is credit approval. (You need to have a 620 or Better FICO.

  2. The second phase is the submission and approval of the project Documentation (appraisal based on after repaired value; general Contractor bid and contract; draw schedule, etc.)

In about 2-4 weeks, your purchase transaction is completed with the rehabilitation costs held for disbursement upon completion (typically in three to five draws directly to contractor). This is a one-time close transaction with no modification necessary when the renovation is finished.

Romeo I Abenoja and his team have built a solid and growing business over the past 30 years through dedication to customer service, excellence, and development of long-term relationships with clients, real estate professionals and financial institutions.

Romeo Abenoja is experienced Broker/Realtor, real estate investment banker and new investor sensitive, as well as just good friends. His job is not about doing loans; but about helping others better their lives through real estate investment. Helping others achieve his goals, adds meaning and purpose to all his work each and every day.

TO GET STARTED, PLEASE CONTACT, ROMEO I ABENOJA directly or you may visit our website: interbankfinancialcorp@aol.com


Presented by: Romeo I Abenoja, GRI, SRESBroker/Realtor

    If you want to buy a foreclosure property at a bargain below-market price, you need to know how foreclosures work.


    The first step in a foreclosure on a mortgage, deed of trust, mechanics' lien, income tax lien, judgment lien or homeowner's association lien is to record a notice of default or file a judicial lawsuit against the defaulting homeowner. Exact procedures vary in each state.

    The homeowner is given a reinstatement period in which he or she can attempt to cure the default. The speed of the actual foreclosure sale varies widely by state law. It can be as short as 21 days in Texas to as long as six to 12 months in a few states. Three or four months is typical for most states.

    During this first step of the foreclosure procedure, the homeowner is free to sell or refinance the property. This period can be a great buying opportunity for purchasers, but they should be aware that they will be buying the home subject to all existing encumbrances on the property.

    Some sellers just want a small amount for their equity. A first time home buyer described his own best foreclosure purchase. He bought a house from the defaulting owner for just $500 cash because the homeowner wanted to move in with her relatives in Louisiana. However, he bought the house subject to the $73,000 first mortgage, which he had to reinstate to prevent the foreclosure from proceeding to auction.


    The next step occurs when the reinstatement period ends. Then the foreclosure sale takes place.

    Depending on the type of mortgage, deed of trust or lien being foreclosed, the foreclosure auction might be conducted by a judge, sheriff, court referee or independent trustee. Foreclosure auction locations include courtrooms, the steps of city hall or even in front of the property.

    If there are no bidders at the auction, the foreclosing lender or lien holder usually submits a credit bid for the amount owed, plus legal fees and other foreclosure charges, and obtains title to the property.

    Bidders at foreclosure auctions should be aware they are buying the property subject to any prior existing liens, such as a first mortgage if the sale is being conducted by the second mortgage lender.

    If there is a recorded Internal Revenue Service lien on the property, the IRS has an automatic four-month redemption period after the sale during which it can buy the property from the high bidder for the amount paid.

    A major advantage of buying at the foreclosure auction is any junior liens, such as a second, third or fourth mortgage secured by the property, will be wiped out if the first mortgage lender is foreclosing.

    A major disadvantage of buying at a foreclosure auction is that cash is required. The auction is one place where credit cards aren't welcomed.


    If you don't have enough cash to buy at the foreclosure auction, you're not out of luck. You might still get a bargain wholesale purchase price.

    If there were no bidders at the foreclosure sale, the foreclosing lender then would take ownership the property, wiping out any junior liens. I have had success by immediately sending an overnight letter to the foreclosing lender offering to buy the property for the amount of the defaulted loan and asking for seller financing. I address my letter to the lender's president. Of course, the president never sees it. But it does get to the right person who always replies, sometimes accepting my purchase offer and sometimes making a counteroffer.

    If the property was sold at the foreclosure sale to a high bidder, you might be successful by contacting that buyer. He or she might be an investor who wants a quick sale profit.

    That happened to me a few years ago when I bought a foreclosed house from the high bidder who didn't want to tackle the necessary upgrades. He just wanted a quick profitable resale. He even carried back the mortgage for me.


    If you see a Veterans Administration or Federal Housing Administration foreclosure house advertised in the newspaper classified ads, be careful. These houses have already been through the foreclosure procedure and nobody bid at the auction.

    That's why the VA or FHA owns the houses and wants to sell it. Special mortgage finance terms sometimes are offered, but the asking price usually has been marked up to full market value. Most VA and FHA foreclosed houses are not bargains.


    Exact procedures for locating houses in the foreclosure process vary by community. Some local subscription publications list these properties. Ask local real estate lawyers, title insurers and real estate brokers for recommendations of the easiest way to locate foreclosures in your area.
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