Ep. 74 Subject-To Investing with Jeff Coffman of Sub2Empire.com


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In this episode REALTORS® Adam Kruse, Shannon St. Pierre, and Connor Klenke talk to Jeff Coffman of https://sub2empire.com/ about Subject-To investing, which is a method of purchasing properties while leaving the seller's loan in place. Find out how Subject-To investing helps to avoid paying closing costs twice.

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Adam Kruse - https://hermannlondon.com/realtor/adam-kruse/

Shannon St. Pierre - https://hermannlondon.com/realtor/shannon-st-pierre/

Connor Klenke - https://hermannlondon.com/realtor/j-connor-klenke/

Jeff Coffman - https://sub2empire.com/

Address - 7350 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63143

Phone Number - 314-802-0797

Search For Homes on http://www.wizah.com/

Theme Song by Trastornobeats

Produced by Joey Vosevich

2:40 Jeff was previously on episode 62 of the podcast talking about being the victim of serial squatters. Jeff gives an update on the situation

7:55 What if Jeff had squatters now during COVID while evictions are not allowed?

9:10 What is Subject-To investing? Is Subject-To investing a scam?

10:30 Is Subject-To investing the same as assuming a loan?

12:18 What is Jeff’s preferred method of Subject-To investing?

13:55 Taking the property in a trust vs. llc

15:30 It is recommended to get an attorney involved

16:00 What is the benefit of putting the property into a trust? Will the bank call the note due?

17:00 The number one way of avoiding the due on sale clause is simply to make payments

18:00 What kind of time frames does Jeff put into his agreements when it comes to when the seller leaves and the exit strategy?

19:00 There is currently a shortage of lumber and the cost has doubled

22:00 What are the risks to the seller? Do tax liens and utility liens stay with the house?

23:00 Personal judgments will not usually follow the house

23:30 Does the original home owner make money off of this deal?

24:20 Subject to investing is a way to avoid short sales and avoid damaging the seller’s credit

26:10 What are the ideal numbers to do a Subject-To deal? Jeff likes to stay in the 90% loan to value range

28:00 Jeff will make a deal with negative equity if the home will cashflow as a long term rental of at least $300 a month

29:10 What is the great retail divide?

31:00 Are there any loans Jeff stays away from? Jeff advises staying away from reverse mortgages because there are frequent occupancy checks.

32:00 Jeff is currently working on a 2 family property with a tenant in the lower unit. What are the details of the subject to deal on the property?

45:50 How does Jeff handle rehabs? How does Jeff structure his LLC deals?

49:00 Is there a title company Jeff prefers for his Subject-To deals?

50:30 What does Jeff’s team look like?

51:20 What is the benefit of Jeff’s wife getting her agent’s license?

53:20 How does homeowner’s insurance work when doing Subject-To deals?

58:00 What is the benefit of doing Subject-To vs an “as-is”?

1:00:30 It is good for agents to know this is an available option.

1:01:00 Join the Subject-To Real Estate Investing Mastery Facebook Group

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