Archives for February 2013

Five Reasons To Invest In Real Estate Notes

Why would someone invest in real estate notes without a good reason? People need reasons…and good ones, for just about everything they do. Or, they should! I mean, if I said go invest in worm farms, or cotton-ball stuffed Teletubbies, you would certainly want to hear a couple of good reasons why your money should be there instead of someplace else right? Ok, here are five reasons I think you should [strongly] consider investing some of your money in real estate notes. Reason One – You … [Read more...]

Owner Financing Statistics For Note Buying

The annual statistics for owner financing are hot off the press providing an overview of 2012 and insights on note buying in 2013. "2012 saw a 15% increase in the total number of seller financed transactions, the greatest number of notes created in any year since 2006," reported Scott Arpan, President of Advanced Seller Data Services. The analysis was based on 1702 counties reporting across the U.S. for a count of 103,313. Click here to download the full report in PDF format. Seller Financing … [Read more...]

Do You Need Your Own Money To Buy Mortgage Notes?

In what seems like a lifetime ago I learned a very important lesson about investing money. It doesn’t have to be yours. Which was good, because at the time, I didn’t have any money. Well, I had some money, but certainly nothing close enough to purchase my very own private mortgage note. Let me back up for a minute. If you have been cruising around this site, you are probably long since sold on... The Idea of Buying Mortgage Notes Why? … [Read more...]

Looking For Notes In All The Wrong Places

Some things never change...unless you change your behavior. You know that song right - the country singer looking for love in all the wrong places? Well in the cash flow business we are often singing the blues about looking for deals in all the wrong places. It is easy to do. There is no shortage of so-called "experts" out there telling you where to find notes. Don't get me wrong, some people have some great ideas, most don't. The fact of the matter is that we have a very short list … [Read more...]