Archives for 2009

Which Note Broker Are You – Traditional or Online?

Ask someone that has been in the Cash Flow Industry for more than 15 years about changes in the industry and you will likely get two different answers. One group will suggest that, with the invention of the Internet, the industry has "evolved." The other group may suggest that, with the recent downturn in the economy, the industry has come full circle. Both groups would be correct although they … [Read more...]

Obtain Pricing on Notes in 3 Easy Steps

What is a fair price for a cash flow note in today's market? Here are 3 easy steps that brokers and sellers can use to receive pricing before they sell a note. … [Read more...]

Top 7 Benefits of Working in the Cash Flow Business

You may have heard a little about the cash flow industry in magazines, on television, or from a friend. You may be wondering if it is something right for you to pursue. Here are the top 7 benefits of working in the cash flow industry (in no particular order). 1. Work When You Want - Although working in the cash flow industry should be treated as a business, it is a flexible one. You set your hours. Are you a morning person? Ta Da, you get to work mornings! Are you a night person? Ta Da, … [Read more...]

UPDATE: First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Extends to 2010 and Expands to Existing Homeowners!

The first time home buyer tax credit has been extended to April 30, 2010 and expanded to include existing homeowners. Read the details and discover ways to use the credit for profitable real estate deals, including creative seller financing and short sales. … [Read more...]

How to Find Private Mortgage Notes

So you have completed some sort of educational training to learn how to buy or broker notes in the cash flow business. You know, a live training, a series of CDs, or a home study course. If you own the popular Personal Profit Series: Notes then you already have the proven marketing methods and materials you need. If not, you might be left wondering how to find private mortgage notes to broker or purchase for your own account. Well, finding notes really is the biggest part of the business. … [Read more...]

Note Investor Spotlight: Alaska Financial Company Buys Notes in 23 States!

Alaska Financial Company and McKinley Mortgage Co., LLC are using a unique private placement fund to purchase seller financed notes. Active in the cash flow business since 1989, they have funded over $61 million in private notes and loans. Note Investor (NI) recently interviewed Tobias Preston (TP), President, to learn more about the services and investment parameters offered through his company. Note brokers interested in earning commissions for the referral of notes, trust deeds, and … [Read more...]

Choosing the Best Financial Calculator

So you are ready to make that final leap to financial control and purchase your own financial calculator! You want something that can efficiently calculate mortgages, notes, investments, and loans with ease - well, there are plenty to choose from. The big question now is, "Which one?" Many calculators can handle financial functions and some are much easier to operate than others. Here are the top three used in our industry. … [Read more...]

Does Seller Financing Qualify for the $8,000 First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit?

Great news!  The IRS has specifically answered "YES" to this question. It seemed pretty straight forward that owner financed transactions involving a deed to the buyer and a note and mortgage (or deed of trust) back to the seller would let qualified buyers take the First Time $8,000 Homebuyer Credit.  However, some wondered if … [Read more...]

Considering a Career as a Note Broker? Here Are 5 Things You Should Know!

You probably have heard you can make great profits buying notes, if you have your own money. But what if you need to MAKE money before you can think about investing? A career as a note consultant may be the answer for you. … [Read more...]

Owner Financing – The Top 3 Reasons for Seller Financing

All things being equal, the average seller would prefer to sell a property and walk away from closing with all cash rather than a note for part of the sale price. Then why do sellers agree to take back financing? Here are the three most common reasons behind the installment sale. … [Read more...]