When I first learned about purchasing notes it was a wild several weeks. I learned how to use a financial calculator, which in itself would forever change the way I looked at money. It was an easy decision to decide which side of the cash register I wanted to be on. Secondly, I learned about ‘flipping’ notes on to private investors and funders – people with money to purchase … [Read more...] about Think Only The Wealthy Can Purchase Notes? Think Again.
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In the words of many savvy real estate investors, “You make money when you buy a property not when you sell.” But when investing in notes we are not buying the property itself. Rather we are purchasing the right to receive the remaining payments. However, the note payments are secured by a lien on the real estate. If things go South and the payer stops making payments then … [Read more...] about Estimating Real Estate Value When Buying Notes
Just the other day millions of people watched the series finale of Breaking Bad. The same week we were able to watch our government spin its own version of “breaking bad.” As of this writing, the folks in Washington are still entrenched in a sandbox fight that 6-year-olds would envy. Not going to jump in here and place blame on either party (both) and I am not going to … [Read more...] about Government Shutdown, Breaking Bad Finale and Buying Notes
Why would someone invest in real estate notes without a good reason? People need reasons…and good ones, for just about everything they do. Or, they should! I mean, if I said go invest in worm farms, or cotton-ball stuffed Teletubbies, you would certainly want to hear a couple of good reasons why your money should be there instead of someplace else right? Ok, here are … [Read more...] about Five Reasons To Invest In Real Estate Notes
Here's one reason to love real estate notes... surprise payoffs! For years we have been talking about the benefits of keeping some payments as residual income when buying, selling, or brokering notes. This is not just theory - it really works. Need proof? Just last month we were fortunate enough to get one of those surprise payoff checks for $57,569.28! And that was on … [Read more...] about Buying and Selling Notes for Residual Income