"This is the best of the many how-to-profit-from-foreclosure books. It is well written, ultra-complete, and packed with more details than readers will need. The worksheets are invaluable to simplify what can otherwise be a complicated business. On my scale of 1 to 10, this outstanding new book rates an off-the-chart 12." -Robert J. Bruss, nationally syndicated columnist A practical toolkit for making money on pre-foreclosure properties One of the most lucrative avenues for investors today is pre-foreclosure real estate; investors who are organized, informed, and persistent can make a bundle. But if you start investing without the proper knowledge and tools, you could lose your shirt. With step-by-step instructions and practical, no-nonsense advice, The Pre-Foreclosure Property Investor's Kit shows readers how to make even more money by finding foreclosure properties before they go to auction-beating the competition to the punch. Plus, this comprehensive resource is full of ready-to-use worksheets, letters, checklists, forms, and agreements that make getting started easy. You'll learn: How to make as much as $60,000 per year investing part-time Why NOW is a great time to get started in pre-foreclosure investing How to use foreclosure notices to find local properties How to use direct mail to contact property owners in default How to estimate the current market value of properties Everything you need to know about your state's foreclosure statutes Most people think that investing in real estate requires a giant bank account and a perfect credit score. But with pre-foreclosure investing, even people of average means can get into the game-all it takes is a little hard work, persistence, and the helpful tools you'll find in The Pre-Foreclosure Property Investor's Kit.Lucier, Thomas is the author of 'Pre-Foreclosure Property Investor's Kit How To Make Money Buying Distressed Real Estate... Before The Public Auction', published 2004 under ISBN 9780471692799 and ISBN 0471692794.