Chapter 9

Getting Creative with Financing

In This Chapter

bullet Surveying creative financing techniques

bullet Using the Master Lease technique

bullet Getting the owner to carry the financing

bullet Finding secondary financing

bullet Investing with your own equity

Would you like to buy a commercial property and get the owner to help you out with most of the financing? How about buying a property without using any of your own cash or credit? Sound too much like a late-night infomercial? Well, it’s not. Creative financing is just what you’ve been waiting for. You can use these ideas or not, but you only need to do one or two big deals like this to retire fast.

You may have read our book Making Big Money Investing in Foreclosures Without Cash or Credit. If so, then you know how to buy houses without using your own money. Similarly, this chapter talks about how to buy a big commercial property without using any of your hard-earned dollars.

You won’t put one of these creative deals together every single day. They ...

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