I encounter many investors still tempted to get some flavor of an adjustable loan when using their available investment loans. There are extremely low interest rates being offered on many shades of variable interest loans such as 1/1, 5/30 and so on.
Given that there is a virtual consensus among economists that we are headed to a high inflation period, it would not be the wisest move. When inflation is looming the need for fixed-rate loans becomes even greater than it usually is. Fixed-rates are still very low, not far from the lowest rates in over 50 years. At this point, and before inflation rears its ugly head, it is definitely the time to lock in a rate forever.
Once you have locked in your 30-year fixed rate loan, inflation actually becomes your ally. It erodes the real monetary value of your loan, which never changes with inflation because it’s, well… FIXED! In a way the very process of inflation will hasten the real-life pay down of your loan balance.
Many of you are eligible for a lot more investment loans than you might think. We will talk about this in detail, and also share strategies to increase the number of investment loans you can get at our incredible Real Estate 1 Day Expo on Saturday, December 7, 2013 near San Francisco Airport. More details can be found on our website www.icgre.com. We have been producing these events for over 20 years, and we always have the most useful experts to assist you.
This time there will also be a discussion of the new Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and strategies on what to do, credit enhancement and repair (to be able to get all these loans), and an amazing lawyer battling the banks in court to share his insights and wisdom. In addition, market teams from the most relevant markets in the US will be there. Looking forward to seeing you!