Archives for September 2010

Calculating Cash Flow Notes for LTV and ITV

Selling mortgage notes comes down to three pricing calculations - Yield, ITV, and LTV. Here’s how two little acronyms can define your cash flow business. … [Read more...]

Note Buyers Love Payment Histories

Buying and selling mortgage notes is all about receiving those monthly payments. Keeping accurate records will show how much the buyer still owes along with their payment habits.  Plus, it improves the value of the note to investors.  … [Read more...]

How to Negotiate Cash Flow Notes

One of the more popular questions, after “How do I find notes?” is “How do I negotiate with a note holder?” Since the cash flow business affords consultants the ability to determine their own fee, many new note brokers feel challenged on how to present an offer. These 5 tips should help you be that much closer to closing the deal! … [Read more...]

How Note Buyers Verify Taxes and Insurance

If you plan to sell a mortgage note be ready to show the buyer is keeping real estate taxes and property insurance current. Follow two easy steps to protect the promissory note and demand top dollar from investors. … [Read more...]

Let’s Be Brutally Honest About Real Estate Notes

There is a difference between being honest and being brutally honest. For example, if I ask my wife if my new sweatshirt makes my gut look big, an honest answer might be “Kinda”. A brutally honest answer would be “No, your gut makes your gut look big.” As someone who has taken literally thousands of phone calls from note holders, I’ve always been honest, but I’ve never been brutally honest, until today. … [Read more...]