The Legacy Wealth Code Podcast

Investing in Distressed Properties - Short Sales, Auction Properties, and Subject To

March 25, 2023 Michael Notbohm & Andrew Hoek Episode 9
The Legacy Wealth Code Podcast
Investing in Distressed Properties - Short Sales, Auction Properties, and Subject To
Show Notes Transcript

Welcome to the Legacy Wealth Code podcast, your guide to navigating the ever-changing real estate market. In this episode, we delve into the current landscape, where default notices have surged by 36% from 2022 to 2023. As scheduled auctions and bank repossessions increase, exciting investment opportunities emerge. Join us as we explore different types of distressed properties and uncover strategies to capitalize on them. From subject-to properties and short sales to auction properties, we shed light on the diverse buying opportunities that lie ahead in the face of growing economic uncertainty. Tune in now and equip yourself with the knowledge to thrive in this evolving market.


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Episode #9: Investing in Distressed Properties - Short Sales, Auction Properties, and Subject To 

Host:Michael Notbohm & Andrew Hoek

Episode Summary

Welcome to this episode of the Legacy Wealth Code Podcast, a platform aimed at helping you build long-term wealth and a lasting legacy through real estate investing, tax strategies, and motivational stories from successful people. Meet our hosts, Michael Notbohm & Andrew Hoek.

With the fallout of events from the pandemic and a dwindling buyers pool, the number of distressed properties will very likely go up over the next 12 to 18 months. Hence, eager investors must prepare themselves financially and educationally to identify and maximize these opportunities. Learning to navigate the terrain through due diligence and having an understanding of the distressed property market will guide a lot of investors in this period.

In this episode, our hosts shed light on the different categories of investment possibilities available with distressed properties. They also discuss key factors to consider and how investors can leverage these Properties to make a profit in real estate.   

Episode Topics

  • [00:32] Today's discussion is about opportunities in distressed real estate.
  • [08:24] What are the options available for people who want to invest? 
  • [12:00] Understanding the situation of the seller in Distressed Properties; Seller Financing and Subject To.  
  • [16:00] About Short Sales and Auctions.

Notable Quotes

  • "The historically low interest rates have given a false narrative to how hot the market really is" - [Michael Notbohm]
  • "The economy as you know is solely based on people's confidence" - [Andrew Hoek]
  • “You can’t put your head in the sand and ignore the fact that there’s probably going to be some pretty excellent distressed property buying opportunities” - [Andrew Hoek] 
  • "We'll occasionally see people that are property rich but they're cash poor" - [Andrew Hoek] 
  • "One of the greatest things about real estate is there's no one way to do anything" - [Michael Notbohm]
  • "Stay on cash, be ready for these opportunities that are going to present themselves" - [Michael Notbohm]
  • "With tough times is where you get a lot of opportunity on the investment side and I think that really what we're staring down" - [Andrew Hoek]