Find Notes To Buy On Demand With Notes Direct

I have a confession to make. One of the most frustrating parts of note investing is FINDING the notes. Why do you think investors, big and small, work with brokers and referral sources? Investors want to INVEST in real estate notes…not spend their time looking for notes. I know I’m not alone in this feeling. I get calls and emails all the time asking… Where Do I Find Notes To Buy? Performing and Non-performing notes are primarily bought at a discount from one of three places: … [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...]

The Note Industry Is Not That Hard

8 out of 10 people are not going to like what I am about to say... The note industry is not that hard. You just need someone to show you the right path. I know that sounds insensitive, but you have to remember where I started from and why that gives me the right to comment as bluntly as I am right now. I was living in a 500 square foot apartment. I was waiting tables at night and taking classes at a local community college during the day. I was not a "great" student. If something … [Read more...]

Note Broker Marketing Secrets: Replicate Yourself

What if I told you there was a lab in Sweden that, for less than $400, will efficiently replicate you? Imagine your marketing efforts duplicated to help you get more note deals. Think about it. A single effort on your part is now reaching a multitude of people – all getting your message. Would you be in? If you were like most people (and me), you would say, “Yes, sign my up!” in a second. The fact of the matter is we are not talking about gene splicing or genetic surgery. Nope, we … [Read more...]

Five Reasons No One Knows You Buy Notes

When someone new to the note industry tells me, “I have yet to find a note,” I have to wonder if they are even trying. Ok, that might have sounded a little rude – that is not my intent. I could understand someone saying they are having trouble finding “buyable” notes. But even with a small amount of marketing, and dumb luck, you should be seeing some notes. When I first started my mortgage note business in a 500 square foot apartment most of what I saw in the beginning was junk. It took … [Read more...]

Finding Notes: An Interview With Mike Wood of NoteDocs

Want to find seller carryback notes? Check out this interview with Mike Wood of NoteDocs, a company specializing in providing private mortgage note holder leads to note brokers. What is the current focus of NoteDocs? Mike Wood: The current focus of NoteDocs is to offer two services to note brokers in the cash flow notes industry. First we strive to offer noteholder lead data that provides quality leads for those interested in doing direct mail campaigns. Second, I personally strive to … [Read more...]

Note Buyer Interview With Ric Thom of Security Escrow

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...]

Deliver an Effective Marketing Message

Before spending money on marketing for notes review your message. Effective marketing must address the needs of the note holder. This puts the attention on the customer not you. Design materials that focus on the needs and wants of the note seller rather than how great you are. Appeal to the basic human desires to have money, feel happy, save time, feel better or improve relationships. Recognize that people are generally motivated by one of two things 1) the fear of pain or 2) the pursuit of … [Read more...]

Know Your Market

Marketing is THE KEY to success for any business. Successful note brokers can answer these four important marketing questions.  1. Who is my target audience? … [Read more...]