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Leverage Your Business with Tech - Saen Higgins' Most Powerful Tools

An organized workspace helps facilitate a busy and successful business. With technology advancing daily, it is possible to incorporate a few smart tools that will help simplify research, save time, and will not cost you a huge initial investment. One fantastic example I always mention at the workshops is the Livescribe pen Read More...

Tips to Maintaining Focus - by Tony Martinez

Now that spring is officially here, talk of spring and summer trips have begun. When the weather is nice, folks tend to use that as a good excuse to take things easy for a little while. This is precisely however why this time of year is an excellent time to keep pace by... Read More...

How Important is Due Diligence? by Saen Higgins

If you have just been introduced to the world of tax lien certificate investing you may be wondering how you go about buying them. There is no reason to be intimidated by the process; however, I do recommend that you seek out the advice of an experienced tax lien investor before you invest any of Read More...

Make This Summer Your Financial Springboard - by Saen Higgins

There is nothing quite like summer. It is the perfect time to explore opportunities, reach new heights, and enjoy those sought after destinations. Possibly fueled by the warm weather, this is the time we seem to push oursleves a little harder to achieve our dreams. Now is no better time to put your tax lien... Read More...

Where Can I Find TLC's - Tony Martinez on the Research Process

One of the most frequently asked questions that I get from people that are interested in investing in tax lien certificates is ‘where can I find them?’ Through assignment purchasing, tax lien certificates are literally available 365 days per year if you know where to look for them. In this blog post, I will Read More...

How to Read a Sheriff's Tax Deed Sale List By Saen HIggins

An important part of our mentor programs involve teaching students how to read lists. This is a critical skill, without it people pass on opportunities without even realizing it. A common point of confusion among beginners is... Read More...

Indiana Continued: Part 3 - by Saen Higgins

Alright folks, I know you have been sitting on the edge of your seats waiting for me to discuss Indiana Commissioner deed sales. So I’ll just jump right in. I’m sure my articles were the first introduction of Indiana deed sales to many students. It is a common misunderstanding that Indiana only has liens available ... Read More...

Indiana Continued: Part 2 - by Saen Higgins

Today I will continue to discuss the details of Indiana’s unique tax sale structure as promised in my last article. As a review, they have three types of tax sales: Tax Lien Sale, Commissioners Certificate Sale, and Tax Deed Sale. The Tax Lien Sale held in each county may make the most sense to you. It... Read More...

Indiana Continued: Another Look! by Saen Higgins

The tax sales in Indiana are very unique. As I’m sure you have noticed by now no two states are identical in how they operate their tax lien and/or tax deed sales. Whether you have decided to invest in liens or deeds, Indiana can satisfy the needs of either investment type. The counties have permission... Read More...

Choosing the Right Mentors - by Tony Martinez

It’s amazing what we can learn if we open our minds to the ideas and experiences of others. Of course, it’s not hard to find people ready and willing to tell you what they know... some of it is valuable, and some not. The important thing is to glean the real nuggets from shared ... Read More...

Most Common Retirement Regrets - by Saen Higgins

No matter how far away your retirement date may seem, you need to start thinking about it now. Actually, don’t just start thinking about it, plan for it. I know many of you are thinking, ‘that’s why I’m here isn’t it? Read More...

Learn Saen Higgins' Strategy on Building a Tax Lien Investment Portfolio

First let me explain how the process works. When you acquire a tax lien certificate, you are now the first position lien holder of record. In essence what you did was pay the delinquent tax bill, and in return you received a tax lien certificate. When the delinquent property taxes are paid, you receive all Read More...

What Does "First Position" Really Mean? By Saen Higgins

A Tax Lien Certificate is a first-position lien on real estate due to delinquent property taxes. Once property taxes on a property are one year delinquent, the county government places a lien on the property which is commonly referred to as a tax lien certificate. Read More...

Saen Higgins: Investing in TLC's with Limited Capital

One of the important questions we receive is how to make money with Tax Lien Certificates if I’m starting with limited capital? My first Tax Lien Certificate investment was $260, and my business partner Saen Higgins’ was $52. Less than two short years later, we had already generated over $543,000.00 in revenue just from our Tax Lien Certificate and Tax Foreclosed Homes. Read More...

Investment Property Stumbling Block - A Review by Saen Higgins

For our students who are deep into researching tax deed or tax lien properties, they will often stumble across what is generally referred to as a property transfer history. A property transfer history is exactly what it sounds like. You can see record of who the previous owners ... Read More...

Tony Martinez Reveals Some of the Risks Associated with Tax Lien Investing

Becoming a Tax Lien Certificate investor can obviously be a lucrative investment strategy; so what are the risk factors one should know about. The more obvious risk factors are: Bankruptcy, IRS liens, environmental issues, worthless lands, condemned structures, undesirable neighborhoods, and industrial properties. Read More...

Saen Higgins Discusses Investing in Tax Lien Certificates on Tax Foreclosed Homes, Safely!

Do you have to go to auctions to invest in Tax Lien Certificates and Tax Foreclosed Homes? Answer: No. Is it possible to safely invest in Tax Lien Certificates and Tax Foreclosed Homes in other parts of the country without being there? Answer: Yes. Read More...

TLC Amount: $118.15


Pays You: 15% Interest / Year

Address:
645 Church St, Bound Brook, NJ

Size:
2683 sq. ft.
Lot:
14,810 sq. ft.

Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
2

Assessed Value:
$484,700
Market Value:
$419,700

TLC Amount: $118.10


Pays You: 1*% Interest / Year

Address:
515 Winsor St, Bound Brook, NJ

Size:
n/a
Lot:
7,501 sq. ft.

Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
2

Assessed Value:
$322,600
Market Value:
$280,700

TLC Amount: $118.15


Pays You: 10% Interest / Year

Address:
215 East St, Bound Brook, NJ

Size:
n/a
Lot:
7,010.4 sq. ft.

Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
1

Assessed Value:
$244,900
Market Value:
$220,100