“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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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
First National Acceptance, or just FNAC for short, is one of the leading companies buying mortgage notes created through seller financing. Backed by 40+ years of note buying experience and a low cost of funds, they have a wholesale division dedicated to working with note brokers. We sat down with Dan Malcolm, Broker Desk Manager, in this video interview to congratulate FNAC … [Read more...] about 40 Years Of Note Buying With FNAC
It is the end of another year and as 2020 winds down, our thoughts turn to 2021. 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 2020 being a crazy year, the process of goal setting for the … [Read more...] about New Year’s Goal Setting for Note Investors
No question that 2020 cut down on in-person networking at industry conventions. But, it did also create an unprecedented amount of information people could access remotely. Listen around the virtual investor campfire long enough with successful investors and average people well positioned to retire comfortably, and you will find "self-directed" retirement is a common … [Read more...] about 2020 Changed Your Self-Directed Retirement Outlook – But Which Way?
Permission Marketing is the most understood and underutilized marketing method on the planet. There is probably not a thriving business on this planet that does not need some sort of 'lead pipeline' to ensure future deals - and the note industry is no exception. At the end of the day, it really doesn't matter how great you are at crunching numbers, presenting winning … [Read more...] about Automating Lead Flow In The Note Industry
Thinking of using real estate notes in your retirement account? This interview covers 10 tips for buying notes in a Self-Directed IRA with Note Investor Tracy Z Rewey and Quest Trust Company IRA Specialist Haley Gant. Watch the video, read the transcript, or use the outline for a quick overview. At A Glance: 10 Tips For Buying Notes In IRAs Know Your Note Type Have … [Read more...] about 10 Tips For Buying Notes In Self Directed IRAs
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 … [Read more...] about Owner Financing By The Numbers 2019