“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. Rather than owning the property, you own the right to collect payments on a … [Read more...] about 21 Tips To Read Before You Get Started Investing in Notes
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I admit, it’s a strange title. Probably the strangest I have ever written when talking marketing and the note industry. Maybe I started to write this when I was hungry or maybe I was just reaching for some sort of analogy that would frame what marketing for notes is really like. In either case, I’m committed to it and will just have to push forward and see where we end … [Read more...] about Marketing For Notes Is Like Selling Cupcakes
Once upon a time there were two very different real estate investors. Both were very optimistic about real estate and the investment benefits that go with it. Both attended meetings, frequented industry conventions, and read real estate news in their area. Both even knew they could use real estate in self-directed retirement accounts (SDIRAs) to defer or even eliminate any … [Read more...] about A Tale of Two “Real Estate” Investors
The Seller Financing Stats are In for 2021 There was nearly a 7% increase in the number of notes created through seller financing with 89,678 in 2021 compared to 84,007 in 2020.The dollar volume of new owner financed notes was $27.32 Billion, a 15.92% increase from the $23.57 Billion created in 2020.Sellers originating more than 2 notes within 12 months made up 16% of the … [Read more...] about Owner Financing Increases In 2021 – State of the Industry
Every new investing strategy that you learn has something to offer – and when you are note investing, there are some questions you should ask before getting started! The great news is, its possible to purchase notes and much more with self-directed IRAs but in order to be successful, you need the correct knowledge so that you avoid mistakes! In this episode recorded for the … [Read more...] about The Baker’s Dozen of Note Investing
It is the end of another year and as 2021 winds down, our thoughts turn to 2022. There is no question that we are big fans of goal setting for both short-term and long-term goals. At the end of each year, we get together for an entire weekend and focus on what we want to accomplish the following year. Despite 2021 being a crazy year, the process of goal setting for the … [Read more...] about New Year’s Goal Setting for Note Investors
No question, purchasing performing notes is an excellent alternative to investing in physical real estate. In addition to not dealing with tenants and toilets, you set your own yield requirement, type of property, or payer. You can even implement ways to minimize your overall exposure through partials. So, with performing notes paying so well…what about … [Read more...] about Are NON-Performing Notes a Good Investment?
Let me start by saying these are things you DO NOT want to ignore when it comes to note deals. What do I mean? Well, there is a reason investing in private mortgage notes can be an excellent investment – you get all the benefits of investing in real estate without collecting rents, dealing with late-night phone calls, or costly repairs. That … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Note Deals Can Go Bad
Most property sellers think about selling real estate like this: List Property -> Sell Property -> Receive Cash There are times when receiving a lump sum of cash is beneficial. For instance – when the Seller will be purchasing another personal residence, paying off debts, or… taking a trip around the world. However, in some instances, receiving a lump … [Read more...] about What is a Real Estate Installment Sale?
Notes aren’t just for real estate! Join us for an in-depth interview on brokering business notes. Nominated as the Best Business Note Buyer of 2020, we interviewed Marc Rouda, EVP with Security Financial Services. Their family-owned business has been investing in business notes for 30 years and they have some amazing insights to share. What Types of Business … [Read more...] about Brokering Business Notes Interview
The number of notes created through owner financing in 2020 reached $23.57 Billion. 2020 Real Estate Note Industry by the Numbers The dollar volume of new seller financed notes was $23.57 Billion which was a small 1.78% decrease from the $23.9 Billion created in 2019.There were 84,007 seller financed 1st position notes in 2020 compared to 86,155 in 2019.The … [Read more...] about 2020 Seller Finance Stats – Coming Out of COVID