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
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The act of buying privately held mortgage notes is a lot of things to a lot of different people. For some, it is a means of investing money and getting a good return on that investment. These ‘Investors’ prefer a predetermined return on investment, backed by real estate, without the hassles of owning real estate. Owning real estate, particularly rental properties, … [Read more...] about Are You In The Note Business For The Wrong Reasons?
Sit around any after-hours event at an industry convention and you will soon find a heated debate about investing in Real Estate vs. Private Mortgage Notes. Oftentimes people are in one camp or the other (myself included). But which one is better? Well, “better” really depends on your personal investing style. Are you the kind of person that needs to see and feel the … [Read more...] about Invest in Real Estate Or Mortgage Notes?
In what seems like a lifetime ago I learned a very important lesson about investing money. It doesn’t have to be yours. Which was good, because at the time, I didn’t have any money. Well, I had some money, but certainly nothing close enough to purchase my very own private mortgage note. Let me back up for a minute. If you have been cruising around this site, you are … [Read more...] about Do You Need Your Own Money To Buy Mortgage Notes?
Partials are a great tool in a note investor’s toolbox to mitigate risk, but partials do not completely eliminate your risk. A partial is simply a note investing strategy that enables you to reduce your risk and still get some of the upfront cash to your seller. The dangerous side of partials is that they can give you a false sense of comfort when buying mortgage notes. … [Read more...] about The Dangerous Side of Buying Partials on Mortgage Notes