Are You Positive?

If you have been sitting on the sidelines, waiting for an opportunity to jump back in the real estate or note investing game, you need to read this. The opportunity is now. I am not saying we have come full circle to the golden years of real estate and note buying, but I don’t need them to the that good…I just need them to be profitable. Very profitable. So, why now? Just look around. New houses are being built. Now, the last time I checked it was not any cheaper to build a house … [Read more...]

How to Find Private Mortgage Notes

So you have completed some sort of educational training to learn how to buy or broker notes in the cash flow business. You know, a live training, a series of CDs, or a home study course. If you own the popular Personal Profit Series: Notes then you already have the proven marketing methods and materials you need. If not, you might be left wondering how to find private mortgage notes to broker or purchase for your own account. Well, finding notes really is the biggest part of the business. … [Read more...]

Considering a Career as a Note Broker? Here Are 5 Things You Should Know!

You probably have heard you can make great profits buying notes, if you have your own money. But what if you need to MAKE money before you can think about investing? A career as a note consultant may be the answer for you. … [Read more...]

The Many Faces of an Owner Financed Buyer

Have you ever tried to describe the “typical” buyer purchasing property where the seller provides financing? Many mistakenly think of only those that are “down and out” on their luck. Let go of preconceived notions and start looking at seller financing as a potential creative financing solution. … [Read more...]

Top 3 Seller Financing Myths

With the economy and real estate markets on the decline seller financing is on the increase.  The installment sale is being pulled out of the toolbox as an alternative financing method to conventional loans. As the owner financing method becomes a frequent topic among real estate agents, investors, and discussion boards there are inevitably some misconceptions being perpetuated. These three myths seem to continually reoccur: … [Read more...]

Need to Move a Property? Consider Owner Financing!

When a property isn’t selling most real estate agents are quick to suggest a reduction to the sales price.  It is common to see the tag line “Price Reduced” added to for sale signs, listings and ads. Rather than reducing price it pays to consider offering owner financing to sell a property quickly. … [Read more...]

Making Money Using “Buy Full – Sell Short”

One of the most powerful wealth building techniques in the cash flow industry is the “Buy Full – Sell Short” strategy. Capitalizing on the power of compounding interest and the time value of money, it enables note brokers to own rights to future note payments with little to no money of their own. … [Read more...]

Should I Owner Finance a Second Mortgage?

More and more sellers are being asked to carry back a second mortgage for the buyer – especially with the banks still keeping a pretty tight reign on lending. While seller financing can be a viable alternative to bank loans when it is the buyer’s primary obligation or first lien, a second lien has considerably more risk. … [Read more...]

Wholesale or Retail?

There are two primary pricing models in the note business commonly referred to as wholesale and retail. These terms differentiate what party will be paying the costs and may also refer to who is handling the processing.  … [Read more...]

Multiple Quote Requests

Should you obtain multiple investor quotes when selling a note? There are two differing camps of opinion based of course on one’s perspective. … [Read more...]