Evaluate a Cash Flow Note In 60 Seconds or Less

Ever feel like you spend too much time determining if you have a viable seller financed cash flow note to either broker or keep for yourself? Not me. I tend to look over a real estate note and make a pretty rapid decision. So, how do I do it? First off, I tend to go for the big stuff first. You know, 30,000 foot level. It is easy to get caught up in the details that won’t really matter when it comes times to make a decision. But let me back up for just a minute and explain what I … [Read more...]

Who Pays Costs When Buying Notes?

Wondering how costs are handled when buying mortgage notes?  You are not alone!  Here is a question we recently received from a note broker: If the note buyer wants the seller to pay the closing costs, does the note buyer back the closing costs out and then send me the offer or do I back the closing costs out myself along with my fee and then present the offer to the seller? If I back out the costs, where would I get the cost of the closing to do this? Great question! There are generally two … [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...]

Note Buyer Interview With Americus Financial

We are pleased to bring you this Note Buyer interview with Mark Donoghue of Americus Financial Group, a national note buying company located in Spokane, WA. What is the current focus of Americus Financial Group? To maintain our reputation as the recognized leader in the purchasing of real estate notes nationwide. In addition, with our knowledge and experience we strive to assure that each transaction is fast, satisfying, and stress-free. How did you get your start in the note … [Read more...]

Note Business Holiday Giveaway

  We Are Giving Away One Note Present Each Day For The Next 12 Days! And there are TWO WAYS you can win... … [Read more...]

The Seller Financing Solution – Note Investor Radio Interview

Why is seller financing on the rise? It provides a main street solution to a wall street problem. If you are wondering how to use real estate notes to achieve your goals in this tough economy then you will want to catch the audio replay of the Note Investor radio interview. Last Tuesday we tuned in with Lisa Moren Bromma of Wise Women Radio to discuss the opportunities available to buyers, sellers, investors, and note brokers using owner financing.  Here is just a sampling of the hard … [Read more...]

Discover Real Estate Notes – Interview With Lisa Moren Bromma

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...]

How to Avoid Going Broke Buying Real Estate Notes

The most important thing you need to know how to do as a note buyer or investor is to properly analyze a promissory note investment when it first comes into your office so that you can either pursue the deal or pass quickly. Let me show you an overview of my 6 step analysis that I go through on every note we look at. … [Read more...]

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

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 Business Success in Five Words

We are often asked, "How can I make it in the note business?" That usually prompts us to ask a couple of questions to understand what, specifically, they mean by the question. Some people want to … [Read more...]