“How do I get started investing in notes?” That’s a question we hear daily from tired landlords, stressed out rehabbers, or the couple next door wanting to improve life for their family. Own The Real Estate Or Be The Bank There are differences between investing in real estate vs. mortgage notes. Rather than owning the property, you own the right to collect payments on a … [Read more...] about 21 Tips To Read Before You Get Started Investing in Notes
Investment to value
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
When dealing with a mortgage note seller, what is the most important element of the negotiation process? The amount of the discount? How long it takes to fund? The reputation / credibility of your company? At the end of the day, it is none of the items listed above. Sure, some people will say “price” but the fact of the matter is the value of the note (your bid) is a … [Read more...] about The Good, Bad, and Ugly Note Sellers
Reliant Financial Inc. has been a principal buyer of seller-financed notes for over 18 years. We were honored to talk with David Krunic, Founder and President, on their current investment guidelines and referral programs. Generous with his time and known for his straightforward approach, you are sure to pick up valuable tips for brokering, selling, or investing in notes. What … [Read more...] about Reliant Financial Gets Creative When Buying Notes
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?