Top 5 Ways to Buy Mortgage Notes

One of the things that make buying and selling mortgage notes so appealing is the multitude of ways an investor can purchase a note. Frankly, you are limited only by your imagination. Well, maybe imagination and reaching a desired yield. Here is a quick look at calculating the cash flow business that even those with math phobias will like. The Top 5 Ways to Buy Mortgage Notes 1. FULL – A full is just that. Buying the entire note. If the seller has 322 payments remaining, the investor … [Read more...]

50 Ways To Leave Your…SFH Note

A mistake many investors and brokers make is to focus solely on notes secured by single family houses (SFHs). Unfortunately, that is a last-century approach. The lowest interest rates in recorded history have meant that our Springer Spaniel could qualify to buy a house. So most homeowners have had no reason to offer seller financing. The Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 also negatively impacted the creation of notes, most likely because its complexity and consequent potential liabilities discourages … [Read more...]

Social Media Marketing for Note Buyers

By now you no doubt have some type of web presence for your note buyer business. Whether you are broker or investor, even the simplest website can work for you 24/7, provide leads, and gain you valuable credibility. But what about an ongoing conversation that keeps you relevant and in their minds? Social media marketing is certainly a key part of that, but not as easy for the note buyer or broker. How often should you share info? What information should you share? Where do you … [Read more...]

Note Investing Info: What Was Hot In 2016

Is 2016 really almost over?  Let us be one of the first to wish you a Happy New Year! May 2017 be a prosperous year for your note investing business.  As the year closes we like to both reflect back and plan ahead with a look at the info you wanted to read most. With over 350 pages of free online content, there are lots of choices!  In 2016 alone those pages were viewed over 170,768 times.  Here's a look at the topics you visited most at NoteInvestor.com. Top 10 Most Read Note Investing Info of … [Read more...]

How to Create Business Notes for Resale

When selling a business many sellers will consider owner financing a portion of the purchase price for the buyer.  Unfortunately, collecting monthly payments on a business note can be it’s own risky business. Here are three truths that both business owners and brokers should know before creating a seller financed business note for resale. … [Read more...]

Top 3 Results Of The Note Business Survey

Remember that note business survey we sent out a couple of weeks ago? Well, we thought you would love to hear some of the results! So, without any additional fanfare, here are the top three questions.... 1. How often do you visit NoteInvestor.com or NoteInvestingTools.com? A. Nearly 70% of all people visit the two sites multiple times a month (and many visit a couple of times every week). We know the value of a website (why do you think we created Turn-Key Note Buyers sites for people … [Read more...]

Note Investing Facebook Live Event On Sept. 1, 2016

THIS THURSDAY (9/1/16) is going to be one of the coolest things we have done lately... or a big [technological] flop. We are going LIVE on Facebook to answer your note investing questions! That’s right…LIVE. We started going though all the survey answers last week and found some really great stuff. Ideas for future articles, future resources & training's to build for you, AND some common questions. So… This Thursday, September 1st 2016, at 8:30pm (EST) we are going to … [Read more...]

Inflation & Recessions: Success Using Owner Financing

There’s a lot of talk about what’s going to happen if inflation starts to show up in our economy. With Owner Financing I have found you will not be affected negatively. The question is, “What is the market?” The CASH MARKET and OWNER FINANCE MARKET are two completely different markets. When the recession of 2008 hit I was able to take advantage of both markets. I took back 35% of my owner financed homes. I was able to recapture any appreciation that had happened from the time I bought … [Read more...]

Current Market Trends of Non Performing Notes (NPNs)

The non-performing notes sector has been booming after the market went into debt due to the recession in 2008 and 2009. Now, the banks are selling the non-performing notes rather than foreclosing on them. Maintaining real estate is not what the banks want and that’s why they are now willing to sell these non-performing notes at a discount. Let’s discuss what NPN’s are in case you are new to this type of investing. NPN’s are non-performing loan agreements, which became defaulted due to the … [Read more...]

Top 7 Note Investor Articles of 2013

2013 proved to be a year of “adaptation” and “advancement” for the note business. The note industry continued to recover and build as note brokers, investors, and professionals tweaked their marketing tactics and campaigns to adjust to the new real estate market and technology savvy sellers. As 2013 comes to an end, we wish you a Happy New Year and suggest you take a quick look at these posts. Read (or re-read) these as you get ready to plan 2014. The Top 7 Most Read Note Business … [Read more...]