Archives for October 2009

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...]