In the newest edition of this top-selling book, George Achenbach explains foreclosure opportunities, why real estate investors and home buyers should consider acquiring these residences, and how to earn large profits. The author shares his many foreclosure-buying experiences with dozens of examples to illustrate how to be successful.
Although foreclosure laws are different in each state, the author explains the general principles and the pros and cons of buying at each step in the foreclosure process.
Heavy emphasis is placed on negotiating with the defaulting homeowner. Achenbach's many examples add realism to his advice and explanations. He emphasizes situations foreclosure buyers are likely to encounter and how to handle them.
An especially valuable feature of the book is its many case studies, usually including photos of the foreclosed houses and condos that Achenbach acquired. Occasionally, after explaining the circumstances, the author says he walked away rather than continuing to deal with difficult or irrational homeowners.