Finding Cash Flow Notes – Does It Help To Get Social?

It seems you can’t make a move today without being reminded of the surge of “social media” outlets. But do these outlets actually help anyone do business? What about finding cash flow notes? First off, let’s look at some of the top social media sites in 2010 (in no particular order). YouTube  -  Twitter  -  Flickr  -  Digg  -  Facebook  -  Del.icio.us  -  Propeller Reddit  -  Metacafe  -  Technorati  -  StumbleUpon  -  LinkedIn  -  Mixx  -  Slashdot My Space -  Class Mates  -  LiveJournal  … [Read more...]

Questions on Selling Mortgage Notes

Owner financing is on the rise with more sellers agreeing to accept payments from buyers. There are many reasons people agree to a carry-back real estate notes including: Quick sale of the property Monthly income from the note No hassles of bank financing More qualified buyers Property that is hard to sell or finance Rather than waiting 20-30 years for payments, many sellers opt to sell future payments to a Note Buyer. Here are the seven most common questions we receive on … [Read more...]

Find Cash Flow Notes with Note Seller Lists

What does it take to be an expert in finding real estate notes? We're pretty sure mailing 50,000 note holders per month qualifies.  Get all the details in our exclusive Note Investor (NI) interview with Scott Arpan of Advanced Seller Data Services (ASDS). … [Read more...]

Real Estate Note Investing: “Wow, That Sounds Risky!”

That is the reaction I generally get when I tell people what we do. Or sometimes they will respond with “Oh, that’s got to be tough right now.” Perhaps it is my answer, but mostly it is because many people’s perception has been clouded with everything they hear and read on the news about mortgages and foreclosures over the past few years. … [Read more...]

Quoting Cash Flow Notes

When it comes to quoting and buying mortgage notes there are basically two camps of note brokers. One camp takes the “Quote on the Fly” approach, while the other has the “No Note, No Quote” mentality. … [Read more...]

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...]