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Colorado Land Contract vs Contract for Deed

This article outlines the Colorado Land Contract vs Contract for Deed. In Colorado, a land contract, installment land contract and contract for deed are the same thing under different names.  It is a sale of property by which the buyer pays the seller principal, interest, taxes and insurance, and the seller continues making payments on his […]

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Contract for Deed vs Lease Option in Colorado

This article discusses the Contract for Deed vs Lease Option as used in colorado. Many investors are generally familiar with the concepts lease option and contract for deed (aka “installment land contract”). Many investors confuse the two, and this article will help you understand the tax, legal, and practical issues between a lease option vs contract […]

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Handling Payments on a Wrap in Colorado

This article discuss handling payments on a wrap sale in Colorado. A common question that often comes up is how payments are handled on a wraparound or “wrap” installment land contract in Colorado. Theoretically, the buyer pays the seller, and the seller pays his underlying lender.  However, what if the seller decides not to pay […]

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Filing Requirements for a Land Contract in Colorado

A contract for deed is the sale of a property for all intents and purposes, but the title (deed) remains in the seller’s name until the balance of the contract is paid off.  The buyer has possession of the property and pays the seller principal and interest, plus pays for taxes and insurance on the […]

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