Foreclosure Referral Program

Keep your ear to the ground and your eye on real estate listings and it could be a great way for you to earn a little extra income. At Starting Point Real Estate, we know that some of the best real estate referrals come from people right here, within our community. That’s why we want to offer something in exchange for your referrals- cash! Incentives A great foreclosure lead, which leads to a successful sale, is a value to us. So, we’d like to pass along that value to you. If your foreclosure referral meets our criteria, we’re giving you $500-1,000 dollars! Stay in-the-know and let us know when you see a great foreclosure listing. Contact us on our website or give us a call at (636) 573-1200. Read More

Real Estate Scams and Hoaxes

Let’s face it, no one likes a scam. And unfortunately, they now go beyond the usual get rich quick and work from homes schemes. Believe it or not, real estate scams and hoaxes are very real and very common, so being aware of this and taking the appropriate cautionary steps are necessary in this day Read More

RSVP Now For June 13th! Ins and Outs of Real Estate Investing

From single family rentals to wholesaling and rehabbing, investing in real estate brings rewards to many. Learn how to buy investment properties, invest long term, work with tenants, understand leases and evictions, hire property management, rehabbing, and resale. At the age of 22 Jeff Garner became a real estate agent, gained knowledge of the market, started buying, rehabbing and selling homes. Now 15 years later, a portfolio of 40 properties (all purchased in the last 12 months), and owner of Starting Point Real Estate, a thriving Real Estate Agency, Garner will discuss his investing strategies with the changing real estate market. Read More

Parties Involved in Foreclosure Process

There are a few major players in the short sale industry. First and foremost, there is the borrower, the person who signs the mortgage note. This is the person who owns the house and borrows the money from the bank. Next, there is the bank itself. This can be broken down into a few different categories. The person who the borrower primarily deals with is the mortgage broker. This person makes the decision of whether or not you qualify for the mortgage. They do not, however, make the decision of whether or not to accept a short sale. This is left to the loss mitigation specialist. Read More