Owner Financing Statistics For Note Buying

The annual statistics for owner financing are hot off the press providing an overview of 2012 and insights on note buying in 2013. "2012 saw a 15% increase in the total number of seller financed transactions, the greatest number of notes created in any year since 2006," reported Scott Arpan, President of Advanced Seller Data Services. The analysis was based on 1702 counties reporting across the U.S. for a count of 103,313. Click here to download the full report in PDF format. Seller Financing … [Read more...]

First National Acceptance Company Buys Real Estate Notes Nationwide

First National Acceptance Company has been buying real estate notes and land contracts for over 55 years! Located in East Lansing, Michigan, FNAC is a subsidiary of First National Bank of America with nationwide purchase programs for note holders and brokers. Gary Watkins, of the Wholesale Loan Trading division, shared their current buying guidelines in this NoteInvestor.com interview. What is the note investment focus of First National Acceptance Company? Buying Performing First Liens … [Read more...]

Cash Back Bonus From Note Buyer Alaska Financial

Alaska Financial has announced a special cash back Winter Blitz incentive program for note brokers. Here are the details from their recent Elite Partner Newsletter: - 1% Cash back on $500,000 or under - 1.5% Cash back on $500,001 or more - From now until the end of December 2012 they will pay up to 1.5% cash back on the accumulated funded principle.* - Quotes must close by December 31, 2012. *Only Alaska Financial Company Approved Elite Partner (EP) can be considered for the Winter … [Read more...]

NoteWorthy Convention 2012-Meet The Band in Vegas!

Ready to mingle with Note Buyers? Join us October 25-28, 2012 for the 26th Annual Noteworthy Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada! Get direct with institutional investors, meet private mortgage buyers, and learn note broker marketing strategies from leaders in the note business. NoteWorthy plans to surpass last year’s 300+ attendees, so the networking will be incredible with over 30+ speakers (including yours truly) working hard to deliver up-to-date strategies. This year's event has a … [Read more...]

Non Performing Note Buyer for Second Mortgage Liens

It's difficult to find note buyers for junior liens but that is especially true for non-performing second position mortgage notes. We were recently informed of an investor hungry for this type of real estate paper and wanted to share a new addition and update to the real estate note buyer directory. What type of real estate notes will your investors consider buying? The junior lien note buyers I am working with are looking for the following: 2nd position notes nationwide 1st are … [Read more...]

Buying Mortgage Notes? Sometimes It’s The Little Things!

If you are buying mortgage notes from banks or private sellers then you know sometimes those small pesky details can turn into big trouble. Recently a reader shared one of his note buyer stories of a "good deal gone bad." He was kind enough to let me share his story in hopes of saving others from a similar situation. After you read his story please head over to What Private Note Buyers Can Learn from MERS for tips on safeguarding against this challenging situation. Buying Mortgage Notes … [Read more...]