Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Mortgages

HUD homes offer great profit potential for investors

HUD homes are not only available for purchase to homeowners that want to use the home as their primary residence, but also to those savvy property investors who wish to take advantage of the great value for money HUD homes offer. But the financial reward to be hard from buying an HUD home is undoubtedly biased towards the property investors.

The primary rule of property investment is the principle of buying low and selling high or renting at yields that allow for the mortgage repayment debt to be met while also pocketing the surplus. HUD homes allow a property investor to achieve both of these objectives; primarily because HUD homes are priced at below market value since the government wants to recoup the money lost on these foreclosed homes due to non-payment. As a result, a property investor can buy low and refurbish then resell at market value or a premium. The same is true with the rental option, wherein the buyer buys low and refurbishes then rents at good yields.

Yet even with the possibility of getting good property investment deals from HUD homes, investors still need to qualify for these properties as there are requisites to be met. But if those requisites are met, there should be no reason why investors can’t exploit these great deals.