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?
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 … [Read more...] about 2018 Seller Financing Data and Stats
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 … [Read more...] about 2017 Seller Financing Statistics and Insights
Seller financing statistics reveal new note creation fell by 8.3% in 2016. Overall there were 97,089 seller financed notes created in 2016 compared to 105,871 in 2015. The number of commercial and land secured notes dropped only slightly by 3% off 2015. The biggest change was seen in the single family residential (SFR or SFH) category of notes which fell 16% in 2016 from … [Read more...] about 2016 Seller Financing Statistics and Insights
A new bill to help strengthen the seller finance industry is gaining support. Earlier this year the Seller Finance Coalition announced that HR 5301: The Seller Finance Enhancement Act had been introduced to the 114th U.S. Congress on May 19, 2016. The Bill proposes to increase the number of owner financed transactions exempt from regulation to 24 per year. The number of … [Read more...] about New Seller Finance Bill HR 5301 Gains Support