Automating Lead Flow In The Note Industry [Video]

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 offers, or even knowing your way around the closing documents. Matter of fact, find a deal and someone will always be … [Read more...]

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...]

It’s A Trap! Answering This Note Seller Question

It starts with a very direct question from your note seller. "Can I get full value for my note?" Right out of the gate, you have seemingly been boxed into a corner. It is a yes or no question, but in reality, very few note sellers will receive par pricing for their note. But they didn't ask for 100 cents on the dollar, did they? They asked if they could get 'full value' for their note. In either case, the response is most likely the same. You basically need to reply in a way that … [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 note or even part of a note. I am not a franchise expert, but I am pretty sure Wendy’s isn’t going to sell me part of a store. Sure you can purchase larger notes, but not everyone wants to … [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 pay attention to while deciding how and when you are marketing. Why? Well, for starters, we always want our message to be read. Or, at the very least, the best possible chance of being read. If … [Read more...]

Jay Conner Post COVID Real Estate Investing Free Seminars

Jay Conner did a series of FREE seminars on Post COVID real estate investing sponsored by Quest Trust Company. We sat down with Jay for a quick 10-minute interview on why he created the sessions and who should be attending (or read the transcript below the video)... Video Interview With Jay Conner, The Private Money Authority Transcript from the video... Fred Rewey: Hello everybody! We had some time here and cornered the man himself, Jay Connor about his boot camps. You probably … [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...]

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 business that even those with math phobias will like. The Top 5 Ways to Buy Mortgage Notes 1. FULL – A full is just that. Buying the entire note. If the seller has 322 payments remaining, the investor … [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 had no reason to offer seller financing. The Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 also negatively impacted the creation of notes, most likely because its complexity and consequent potential liabilities discourages … [Read more...]