Real Deal #147 – Estate Note in Arizona

Welcome to Real Deals!  It’s always easier to learn from real life so here we share information from actual owner financed transactions. A seller-financed note is an asset. The seller can elect to hold the asset collecting payments, sell the note, or leave to heirs as part of their estate.  Many heirs would prefer cash now rather than payments over time.  A large number of notes are purchased through estate distribution similar to this Arizona note. … [Read more...]

Real Deal #146 – Delinquent Taxes in Texas

Welcome to Real Deals!  It’s always easier to learn from real life so here we share information from actual owner financed transactions.  This Texas note deal found a seller scurrying to pay three years of back taxes that their buyer failed to keep current.  Selling the note to an investor saved the buyer and seller from losing both the property and the note to a county tax auction. … [Read more...]

Real Deal #145 – Iowa Real Estate Contract

Welcome to Real Deals! It’s always easier to learn from real life so here we share information from actual owner financed transactions. While a note and mortgage or deed of trust are the most common real estate financing documents, sometimes seller financing utilizes a Real Estate Contract. … [Read more...]

Real Deal #144 – Mixed-Use in Oklahoma

Welcome to Real Deals!  It’s always easier to learn from real life so here we share information from actual owner financed transactions. The creation of a note does not always follow a straight path.  Often the terms are modified to fit the needs of the transaction.  This note in Oklahoma started out as a sale of business, then included real estate, and was eventually modified to meet the repayment needs of the buyer. … [Read more...]

Real Deal #143 – New York Church Note

Welcome to Real Deals!  It’s always easier to learn from real life so here we share information from actual owner financed transactions. Think it’s hard to get a home loan?  Imagine the challenges that come with financing a church!  Here’s how seller financing offered a creative solution to provide meeting space for a New York congregation. … [Read more...]

Real Deal #142 – Balloon Note in Florida

Welcome to Real Deals!  It’s always easier to learn from real life so here we share information from actual owner financed transactions.  It was a nice home in Florida with the seller asking $234,000.  The buyer was eager to purchase the property and had saved almost 10% for a down payment.  There was only one problem. The buyer was unable to obtain a conventional mortgage loan due to some past credit issues, primarily attributed to medical bills.  Seller financing was the solution. … [Read more...]

Real Deal #141 – Bagel Business Note

Welcome to Real Deals!  It’s always easier to learn from real life so here we share information from actual owner financed transactions.  Dream of owning your own business?  Seller financing helps many business owners reach this dream. Traditional bank financing can be difficult to obtain when the sale of a business does not include real estate. The Bagel Shop and Deli note highlights how owner financing can be an effective solution. … [Read more...]

Real Deal #137 – Condo in Florida

Welcome to Real Deals!  It’s always easier to learn from real life so here we share information from actual owner financed transactions. A developer successfully completed a nine-unit condominium building and sold … [Read more...]