Owner Financing By The Numbers 2019

The number of notes created through owner financing in 2019 reached $23.9 Billion. 2019 Owner Financing Numbers At A Glance There were 86,155 seller financed 1st position notes in 2019 compared to 91,605 in 2018, a 5.95% decrease. The dollar volume of $23.9 Billion was a 7.41% decrease from the $24.9 Billion in 2018. Almost 70% of the notes were created in just ten states. Texas, Florida, California, Arizona, and North Carolina remained the top 5 states for  seller financing based … [Read more...]

How Will Coronavirus Impact Note Investing? (Video Replay)

Wondering what impact the Coronavirus (COVID19) could have on your real estate note investing? On Tuesday we held a live webinar to discuss the State of The Note Industry during these uncertain times. This originally aired to help our Note Investing Tools Members survive and thrive in the upcoming months. The response was fantastic and we wanted to share the replay here on our blog to help readers asking similar questions. Rather than get bogged down with telling you how many people to … [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 companies in attendance.  If you missed this year's note event there are options for video replays along with information on plans for NoteExpo 2020 to be held Nov 6 & 7 in Dallas TX. List … [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 81% LTV, with commercial at 75% LTV, and land at 74% LTV. "We have seen a definite increase in the notes created since last fall. My customers have reported more sellers are responding than … [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 live events anymore because frankly there are very few high quality industry gatherings that can advance your business.  But I’m truly excited about this expo. So why this event? Here are 5 reasons … [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 have increased continually the past 4 years. On commercial properties they increased 4% in 2016. This indicates strong borrowers buying owner financed properties. What does this mean for the … [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...]