Balloon mortgages are explained by Foreclosure Process Blog which also has a ton of useful foreclosure information, minus infocommercial fluff and expense.
Advantages and disadvantages for balloon mortgages are discussed and there is also info about pre-payment penalties.
This blog has more good info in the post Foreclosed Real Estate- Do Distressed Properties Make Smart Investments?
The post goes into detail about how banks sell REO’s and foreclosed properties in bulk and at wholesale prices.
Foreclosure Process Blog explains kind of tough concepts very well without giving you a lot of useless fluff.
Check out Balloon Mortgages 101
More about balloon mortgages and reverse mortgages
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