Can You Find A Great Property Deal On Craigslist?

Today you can find just about anything on Craigslist.bigstockphoto_Globe_Icon_House_1330502 As a potential Real Estate Investor, did you ever notice that Craigslist is divided into cities? This can be a big drawback when you are searching for properties for sale.

Did you know there is a feature on Craigslist that allows you to search multiple cities at one time? The featured site is called http://www.Craigshelper.com but is now very recently being redirected to http://www.searchtempest.com  Not only will the site allow you to search Craigslist, you will also be able to see what is available on Ebay.

Craigshelper allows you to type in the zip code where you would like to search, and the ability to specify the radius of the search.
There is also another great Craigslist tool available. Ad Notifier for Craigslist will alert you the moment something is posted on Craigslist that fits your specifications. Ad Notifier for Craigslist  also will text your cell phone when a match is posted. 





What really is critical to get the tools to work is to be sure to use vital search terms. Avoid using generic terms like “homes for sale” or “ranch home” try using search terms that locate the motivated sellers. 



The following search terms may be helpful for finding people that need to sell their property:



  • Owner will finance
  • Owner Desperate
  • Motivated seller 
  • House must go
  • Homeowner must sell
  • All offers welcome
  • Seller will carry second
  • Consider all offers
  • Terms available
  • OBO, Or Best offer
  • Below appraised value
  • Will sell for what is owed
  • Lease Option
  • Rent to own

It is amazing what you can find by thinking creatively when you are looking to purchase property. 

For more great information go to First Time Home Buyers Are Leading The Way.

To find out all the benefits and options for preventing foreclosure, contact Eddie Perez, Broker-REALTOR, CDPE or Anoir Redouane, REALTOR, CDPE.  Their market includes Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken and Union City.  They can be reached at eddie@InvestHoboken.com or 201-344-2886.

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