Selling Mortgage Notes? Find the Right Note Buyer!

Note Investors fall into one of four groups, but which one is right for you? Safe to say it's not "The Posers!" Here's a look at each group … [Read More...]

Learn the Note Business in 60 Seconds?

OK, you can’t really learn the cash flow note business in just 60 seconds, but this “speed round” of 11 questions will certainly get you … [Read More...]

Building a Winning Cash Flow Business Website Video

Wondering what makes a winning website for the cash flow business? Watch this video walk-through to answer these important questions for finding … [Read More...]

How Can I Find Cash Flow Notes?

Knowing how to find cash flow notes is the most important skill note brokers and buyers can learn. It can also be the most difficult. Why? Well … [Read More...]

Recent Articles

21 Tips To Read Before You Get Started Investing in Notes

“How do I get started investing in notes?” That’s a question we hear daily from tired landlords, stressed out rehabbers, or the couple next door wanting to improve life for their family. Own The Real Estate Or Be The Bank There are differences between investing in real estate vs. mortgage notes. … [Read More...]

Best of NoteExpo 2019 and 2020 Dates

It was great seeing everyone at NoteExpo 2019 out in Addison TX this year! We were honored to speak and exhibit at this fantastic note investing industry convention. We had a chance to interview a few vendors that should be on your radar. Watch the video below and be sure to check out the list of … [Read More...]

2018 Seller Financing Data and Stats

In 2018 the number of new seller financed notes created increased by 2% while the dollar volume of residential notes was up nearly 20% over 2017. Overall there were 91,605 first position owner financed notes, totaling $25.9 billion. The average Loan-to-Value for newly created residential notes was … [Read More...]

Purchasing Small Notes Can Equal Big Profits

They say that good things come in small packages. When it comes to investing in real estate notes, this can be very true for several reasons. For starters, this is one of the only investment opportunities I know where you can get in at a low cost of entry. For example, you can purchase a small … [Read More...]

New Year’s Goal Setting for Note Investors

As 2018 winds down, thoughts turn to 2019. There is no question that I am a big fan of goal setting for both short-term and long-term goals. At the end of each year, Tracy and I get together for an entire weekend and focus on what we want to accomplish the following year. The list is … [Read More...]

Risk vs Reward: What is Your Note Investing Hot Button?

By now you have read an article or two (or ten) about the benefits of purchasing or brokering private notes. There is no debate that owning a cash flow can mean fewer headaches than actual real estate. But the advantages of becoming proficient in the note industry go well beyond just purchasing a … [Read More...]

Note Marketing During the Holidays?

We often get asked, "when are the ‘hot times’ to market for seller financed notes?" I think people are often looking for a precise answer like “Oh, February 7th is the best day of the year!” Of course marketing is never really that precise… …but there are DOWN times that you will want to … [Read More...]

5 Reasons I’m Going To Note Expo Nov 2-3, 2018

Let’s Meet in Dallas, Texas! I just accepted an invitation to attend the upcoming Note Expo 2018 Convention and hope you’ll join me in taking part of this event dedicated to real estate note investing. Click Here To Register For Note Expo! I don’t accept many offers to attend or speak at … [Read More...]

2017 Seller Financing Statistics and Insights

Seller financing statistics reveal dollar volume jumped 2% while the number of new seller-carried notes fell by 7.5% in 2017. Overall there were 89,779 first position owner financed notes, totaling $17.3 billion. This was an increase of 2% from last year's total of $16.97 billion. Down payments … [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...]

Making 2018 Your Best Note Business Year

I love the beginning of the New Year. The possibilities seem endless. It is a blank slate and yours for the taking. Frankly, we don’t really need a new “year” to be the catalyst for making a change… but it sure helps and it’s as good of a time as any. If you are like me, I start the year … [Read More...]

How To Start Flipping Small Apartment Deals

Start Flipping Small Apartments and Multi-Family Deals Without Having to Own or Rehab The Property by Lance Edwards If I could show you a simple way to pay for a year’s mortgage or rent with one apartment deal, would you be interested to give it a try? You bet you would want to give this a … [Read More...]

Top 5 Ways to Buy Mortgage Notes

One of the things that make buying and selling mortgage notes so appealing is the multitude of ways an investor can purchase a note. Frankly, you are limited only by your imagination. Well, maybe imagination and reaching a desired yield. Here is a quick look at calculating the cash flow … [Read More...]

50 Ways To Leave Your…SFH Note

A mistake many investors and brokers make is to focus solely on notes secured by single family houses (SFHs). Unfortunately, that is a last-century approach. The lowest interest rates in recorded history have meant that our Springer Spaniel could qualify to buy a house. So most homeowners have … [Read More...]

2016 Seller Financing Statistics and Insights

Seller financing statistics reveal new note creation fell by 8.3% in 2016. Overall there were 97,089 seller financed notes created in 2016 compared to 105,871 in 2015. The number of commercial and land secured notes dropped only slightly by 3% off 2015. The biggest change was seen in the single … [Read More...]

Find Notes To Buy On Demand With Notes Direct

I have a confession to make. One of the most frustrating parts of note investing is FINDING the notes. Why do you think investors, big and small, work with brokers and referral sources? Investors want to INVEST in real estate notes…not spend their time looking for notes. I know I’m not … [Read More...]