Selling Mortgage Notes? Find the Right Note Buyer!

Note Investors fall into one of four groups, but which one is right for you? Safe to say it's not "The Posers!" Here's a look at each group … [Read More...]

Learn the Note Business in 60 Seconds?

OK, you can’t really learn the cash flow note business in just 60 seconds, but this “speed round” of 11 questions will certainly get you … [Read More...]

Building a Winning Cash Flow Business Website Video

Wondering what makes a winning website for the cash flow business? Watch this video walk-through to answer these important questions for finding … [Read More...]

How Can I Find Cash Flow Notes?

Knowing how to find cash flow notes is the most important skill note brokers and buyers can learn. It can also be the most difficult. Why? Well … [Read More...]

Recent Articles

Increase Note Investing Yields With Early Payoffs

Want to increase note investing yields? Discover ways to restructure a note for early payoff! When a real estate note pays off early an investor's return can go up.  Why? It is based on the Time Value of Money principal of... “Money Now Is Worth More Than Money Later” When notes are purchased … [Read More...]

Billions of Non Performing Notes Selling in 2015

We’re not even half way through the year and sales of non-performing note portfolios are already robust for 2015. Part of the credit goes to requirements issued by The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to reduce the number of delinquent loans in the portfolios of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae … [Read More...]

Calculating Note Investments Using The 50-50 Partial

When buying real estate notes you will surely encounter a seller that flat-out refuses to take a discount.  You can try explaining the time value of money until you turn blue in the face or… provide a simple alternative. Offer to buy half the number of remaining payments for half the … [Read More...]

5 Years Of Growth For Seller Financing In 2014

"The number of seller financed notes created in 2014 increased by 4.7%," reports Scott Arpan of There is one number we all want to know... many seller financed notes are being created? Each year, around this time, Advanced Seller Data Services releases some very … [Read More...]

Are You In The Note Business For The Wrong Reasons?

The act of buying privately held mortgage notes is a lot of things to a lot of different people. For some, it is a means of investing money and getting a good return on that investment. These ‘Investors’ prefer a predetermined return on investment, backed by real estate, without the hassles of … [Read More...]

10 Tools For Marketing Your Note Business Online!

We just returned from a great gathering of note investors at the first annual Note Expo in Dallas Texas.  As promised during the presentation I am sharing the main points from my power point slides along with the tool links.  If you weren't able to attend this year's convention I'm sure you'll still … [Read More...]

Work the Note Business One Day a Week?

We receive a lot of questions about the note industry. Some questions are about the potential money that can be made, some are about finding more notes, and some are about what it really takes to run a great note business. Despite creating hundreds of articles and/or videos, we always get a … [Read More...]

5 Reasons I’m Going To Note Expo Dallas Nov 7-8, 2014

Let’s Meet in Dallas, Texas! I just accepted an invitation to speak at the upcoming Note Expo Convention and hope you’ll join me in attending this event dedicated to real estate note investing. Click Here To Register For Note Expo! I don’t accept many offers to speak live anymore because … [Read More...]

New To The Cash Flow Business and Wondering About Funding Sources

A beginner in the cash flow business asks our opinion on working with multiple funding sources versus a single investor. Hi, I recently purchased training materials from Charter Financial. What is your perspective on funding all of my deals through a single source like Charter, vs. working with … [Read More...]

Cash Flow Calculation Contest

Enter to win FREE access to our upcoming release of "How to Calculate Cash Flows" This unprecedented online training includes: - Step by Step Video Instruction - Calculation keystrokes for both the HP12C and TValue software - Time Value of Money Foundation for Beginners - Advanced … [Read More...]

Estimating Real Estate Value When Buying Notes

In the words of many savvy real estate investors, “You make money when you buy a property not when you sell.” But when investing in notes we are not buying the property itself. Rather we are purchasing the right to receive the remaining payments.  However, the note payments are secured by a … [Read More...]

Why We Don’t Provide Note Broker Mentoring

I don’t think a week goes by that someone doesn’t call or email us to “mentor” them as a note broker. I get why they call. We have been around for a long time, done lots of note buying deals, and like sharing information. So, why don’t we mentor people? Well, the answer may surprise … [Read More...]

Does Social Media Really Help Your Note Business?

This week Patrick Clark at Business Week penned the following statement based on a recent [flawed] release of a Gallup Poll… “Tweets, Likes, and Shares Don’t Make Us Buy Stuff, Americans Say.”  Of course the Gallup report was also deeply flawed with old data (circa 2012), and no one should have … [Read More...]

Dodd-Frank Fallout: Colorado Removes Seller Financing Provision From Contracts

Colorado... Where it’s easy to buy marijuana but hard to sell a home with seller financing. In reaction to the Dodd-Frank Act, the Colorado Real Estate Division has issued a bulletin on the removal of the seller financing provision in the state regulated Contract to Buy and Sell Real … [Read More...]