How to Get Linked In With Note Investors

It’s no secret I’m a big fan of marketing online. After all, it takes credit for cutting our marketing budget by over 50%. We publish regular articles to our website, optimize for search, and develop relationships with a great group of email subscribers interested in our content (thanks if you are one and reading this)! What might surprise you is it took me awhile to warm up to social media. I recognized its social purpose, but for business? I mean who really cares what you had for … [Read more...]

Invest in Real Estate Or Mortgage Notes?

Sit around any after-hours event at an industry convention and you will soon find a heated debate about investing in Real Estate vs. Private Mortgage Notes. Oftentimes people are in one camp or the other (myself included). But which one is better? Well, “better” really depends on your personal investing style. Are you the kind of person that needs to see and feel the asset? Do you want to drive by the property on a regular basis to be sure that it has not burned down? Or, are you the … [Read more...]

10 Experts Weigh In On Finding Real Estate Notes

Imagine gathering 10 note buying experts into one room and asking them, "What are the best methods for finding real estate notes?" Would you be waiting expectantly to hear their response? Well we have been honored to pose this question to a group of cash flow professionals with over 200 years of combined experience.  Read their answers here! … [Read more...]

3 Things You Can Do For Your Note Business Today

People like “to do” lists and frankly, they are pretty darn effective. You have something written out just waiting to be checked off with an emotional satisfying swipe of the pen. So, without any further delay, here are three things you can do TODAY that can move your note business forward. To Do Item #1 -  Write a letter to a potential referral source. Contact a real estate agent, CPA, attorney, title agent, escrow company, or other real estate professional. Tell them what you do and … [Read more...]

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...]

Seller Financed Note Business Increases 40%!

“The number of seller-financed notes created over the past two years has jumped 40%!” This breaking news was reported by Scott Arpan of Advanced Seller Data Services (ASDS) based on the analysis of information collected by their company. They currently compile data from the public recording offices for owner financed real estate notes in over 1600 counties across the United States. … [Read more...]

Should I Visit The Courthouse to Find Cash Flow Notes?

Wondering if courthouse research is a good for finding notes? It seems this question is making the rounds again, which is undoubtedly due to someone selling a “How To Find Notes at the Courthouse” training course for note brokers. Let me start by asking a question in return. Pardon my directness but… What year are we in? Is it 1981 or 2011? … [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...]