With the housing bubble of the past few years bursting and interest rates on the rise, there has been an upsurge in the number of foreclosures across the country, creating many opportunities for profit. But investing in real estate foreclosure[s?] can be a tough job, especially when a negative stigma is attached. How do you make money while preserving your morals and trust?Foreclosure Investing For Dummies shows you how to invest in foreclosures ethically without being accused of stealing homes from little old ladies. This step-by-step guide helps you thoroughly research property, find the best opportunities, purchase foreclosures, and avoid misleading distressed homeowners. This book doesnt promise quick profits through minimal work, but it will provide you with invaluable information to become a successful investor, including:Identifying opportunities and understanding risksObtaining information, tools, support, and resourcesLocating properties prior to foreclosureAssisting homeowners through the foreclosure processAcquiring properties below market value prior to the auctionBuying property at an auction, from lending institutions, and government agenciesRepairing, renovating, and selling or leasing propertyThis book provides tips and strategies for refinancing your property and maximizing your profits. It also gives you advice on how to assist homeowners, have them work with you, and common mistakes you should avoid. Its time to go out and make the most of foreclosure investing, and with Foreclosure Investing For Dummies by your side, your hard work and devotion will bring tons of success!