Note Buyer Interview With Ric Thom of Security Escrow

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Interested in seller financing, real estate contracts, or buying notes in New Mexico? Then you will want to know Ric Thom of Security Escrow, the feature of this month's Note Buyer Interview.  Ric has been servicing and buying real estate contracts in New Mexico for over 25 years. He's also a true owner financing expert that has been actively involved in trying to "make sense" of the HUD Safe Act and Dodd Frank Act. … [Read more...]

How to Buy Notes: Learning From My Worst Real Estate Note Investment

How To Buy Notes

Wondering how to buy notes? Get some real life lessons learned from my worst real estate note investment! The note was secured by a small single family house in Arizona. … [Read more...]

How to Build a Note Business Website in 7 Steps

Note Business Website

Why do you need a website for your note business? There are over 239 million users online making up 77% of the US population according to Internet Word Stats – and that number is only growing! With potential customers online there are great reasons for note buyers and note brokers to build a website. Your site will … [Read more...]

Discover Real Estate Notes – Interview With Lisa Moren Bromma

Lisa Moren Bromma Note Buyer

Looking for marketing expertise? Lisa Moren Bromma has been finding cash flow notes for over twenty years. In addition to buying real estate notes as a private investor she has provided marketing consulting to the nation's top institutional note buyers. The author of several acclaimed books published by McGraw Hill and a past board member of the National Association of Real Estate Investors, she will wow you with her knowledge and dynamic presentation skills. … [Read more...]

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

Paper Source Bill Mencarow

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...]

Note Buyer Interview With Eddie Speed Founder of Note School

Eddie Speed Note School

Join us as we sit down with Eddie Speed, founder of Note School and author of Streetwise Seller Financing, for this month's Note Buyer Interview. Eddie Speed of Colonial Funding Group has been buying and selling notes for over 30 years and has transacted more than 30,000 deals. To know Eddie is to know a few of his "Eddie-isms". I still remember hearing one of his trademark sayings when first introduced back in the late 1980's.  You see I was helping place funds for a large … [Read more...]

Note Broker Fees In The Cash Flow Business

How much can a note broker make on a deal? That's the short summary of a cash flow business question we received last week from a Note Broker. It was an earnest inquiry and we wanted to share our answer in this edition of Real Deals! I was just visiting your site and wanted to know what a fair % of cash flow a broker can expect from a performing package deal? There are buyers wanting a performing MHP package I have available with only 2-3 yrs. to maturity and the smaller lender wants to … [Read more...]

Calculating Cash Flow Notes and a Contest!

I have written before about how note buyers accelerate payments on cash flow notes. One such strategy was the Double Your Payment/Cut The Interest Rate in Half. Another method is to simply go for an Early Payment With Incentive. To this day, the following situation is still my favorite example of this method. It was late December and we were looking at a small note with a $10,000 balance. The payment was only $132.15 per month with a 10% interest rate and 120 payments left. The note … [Read more...]

Selling Mortgage Notes – Where Have All The Simos Gone?

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This month’s owner financing real deal comes from our email inbox. Chances are this simultaneous closing question has been on your mind too. Question: I'm a rehabber in Florida and would like to have a company … [Read more...]

Cash Flow Notes and 500,000 Motorcycles?

Sturgis Motorcycles

What does the world’s largest motorcycle rally have to do with cash flow notes? Absolutely nothing! Sometimes even note buyers need some R and R. So after riding 1300 miles (no trailers allowed) this week’s edition of Note Investor is coming to you from Sturgis, South Dakota. … [Read more...]