"Dipping" Into REO Preservation Profits-the LEGAL Way.

Many brokers ignore the guidelines provided to them by their clients that strictly prohibit them from profiting from property maintenance and preservation work performed on their own properties. I'll admit, the thought the enormous amount of money to be made is quite tempting...but I personally know a long time acquaintance who's sitting in the federal pen for 13 months for crossing the line and getting caught...still tempting?...not so much. [...]