Archives for October 2011

The Need for a Solid Note Business Website

I think we can all agree that the web is not a “fad” nor is it going anywhere in our lifetime. I think it is also safe to say that there really is not any business on this earth that can’t directly benefit by managing a strong web presence. That of course applies to the note business! So what stops note brokers from creating a web presence that can help them Find Cash Flow Notes and Get More Business? Here are a few “objections” that keep people from getting deals online. “I am in a … [Read more...]

How to Avoid Going Broke Buying Real Estate Notes

The most important thing you need to know how to do as a note buyer or investor is to properly analyze a promissory note investment when it first comes into your office so that you can either pursue the deal or pass quickly. Let me show you an overview of my 6 step analysis that I go through on every note we look at. … [Read more...]

Note Investor Interview with W. J. Mencarow Founder of Paper Source Online

Would you like to meet a note buyer that has been investing in private mortgages since 1981? Well I’m honored to introduce W. J. Mencarow, founder of the Paper Source, Inc. and the feature of this month’s Note Buyer Interview. Bill and Alison Mencarow have been publishing The Paper Source Journal since 1987. It is both the first and longest standing newsletter in the note business. Bill has also authored several guidebooks including “How to Get Started in Notes Without Using Your Own … [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 started. Ready? Go… What is the Note Industry? The note business is the buying, selling and brokering of privately held notes. What is an example of a cash flow note? Ever see someone selling a property that says, “Owner will Finance?” That means the seller of the property is looking to “be the bank” and payments will be made directly to them. Seller … [Read more...]

Note Buyer Convention by NoteWorthy Nov. 10-13, 2011

NoteWorthy is holding their 25th annual note buyer and note brokers convention November 10-13, 2011, in Las Vegas at the The Palms Casino and Resort! The Noteworthy Convention Main Event is Friday-Sunday, November 11-13th It offers three days of sessions focusing on building wealth and generating income with seller financing, distressed assets, creative real estate investing, private lending, and more. There will be expert panel discussions, Q&A sessions, introductions to key vendors, and … [Read more...]

Russ Dalbey Lawsuit FTC Update on Winning in the Cash Flow Business

People seeking refunds from the Russ Dalbey lawsuit may just have been scammed out of money by a different company, according to an update posted by the FTC. (Editor's Note: Information on the Dalbey Bankruptcy Chapter 7 Filing can be found in the update posted at the bottom of this article.) Imagine feeling misled by an infomercial, attempting to get some money back, and losing even more hard earned dollars paid to a company claiming they could get you a refund. Sadly, this is how the … [Read more...]