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...]

Why Buy Title Insurance?

Does the seller really own the property?  Are there any liens?  Is there legal access?  Does anyone else have a claim or right to use? Does the buyer have outstanding judgments that might attach when they purchase the property?  These are just a few of the questions you will want answered with a title report when considering owner financing. … [Read more...]

What the Federal Bailout Means to Seller Financing

Worried about the effect of toxic mortgages on the overall economy, the Federal government is pulling out the checkbook to help bailout failing mortgage companies.  It started with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and now includes a proposal for another $700 billion infusion of funds.  Why is the government involved and what does it mean for seller financing? … [Read more...]

Finding Mortgage Notes with Reverse Ad Marketing

Many cash flow professionals are familiar with placing advertisements offering to purchase notes yet few take advantage of a technique we call Reverse Ad Marketing. This is one of our favorite note marketing methods based on the simplicity, effectiveness, and minimal cost.Essentially, potential clients are paying the marketing cost by placing their own ads offering property for sale. You just need to identify and respond to the ad! … [Read more...]