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 2016
How To Buy Mortgage Notes – Interested in double-digit returns secured by real estate but without the headaches of the 3 T’s (tenants, toilets, and trash)? Then it’s a good time to discover how to buy mortgage notes!
What Does It Take To Become A Successful Note Broker? – Like most business start-ups the recipe involves mixing knowledge, marketing, funding, and a growing industry with hard work, passion and persistence.
Buying and Selling Notes for Residual Income – Here’s one reason to love real estate notes… surprise payoffs! For years we have been talking about the benefits of keeping some payments as residual income when buying, selling, or brokering notes.
Why Balloon Payments are Good for Private Mortgage Notes – A balloon payment is a common addition to an owner-financed note, mortgage, trust deed or land contract. Savvy sellers, real estate professionals, and note brokers know this is by design rather than accident.
How Can I Find Cash Flow Notes? – Knowing how to find cash flow notes is the most important skill note brokers and buyers can learn. It can also be the most difficult. Why? Well it can seem a lot like looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack.
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.
Learning From My Worst Real Estate Note Investment – It sounded like a nice note with 8 months of on-time payments, a significant down payment and a final balloon payment paying off in 16 months. What could go wrong buying this note? Pretty much everything did.
Owner Financing – How to Finance Older Mobile Homes – Have you have ever tried to finance a mobile home manufactured before 1976? You probably felt like it would be easier to sell snow cones in Antarctica! Fortunately owner financing and private mortgages offer creative alternatives for hard to finance mobile homes.
21 Tips for Investing In Real Estate Notes – There are differences between investing in real estate vs. mortgage notes. After 25+ years of buying and selling seller financed notes these are the top 21 tips for getting started.
How Dodd Frank Mortgage Laws Apply to Seller Financing – The Dodd Frank Act for seller financing and mortgage loan originators went into effect January 1, 2014. While it’s not a match made in heaven it’s also not the end of the note buying world as we know it.
If you have something you want us to cover in 2017 please be sure to leave a comment below. We look forward to the new year ahead!