The biggest concern the owner-financiers have is that they don't want to get the property back because the buyer sucked it dry, didn't take care of it, and left it back to the seller. If you are able to address this issue, then you will be able to negotiate a great win-win deal.
I wrote a blog entry "10 Things You Must Ask Sellers." http://www.bankfreeinvesting.com/blog/?p=243
I hope you find it useful.
Mar 1, 2009