Wondering how costs are handled when buying mortgage notes? You are not alone! Here is a question we recently received from a note broker: If the note buyer wants the seller to pay the closing costs, does the note buyer back the closing costs out and then send me the offer or do I back the closing costs out myself along with my fee and then present the offer to the seller? … [Read more...] about Who Pays Costs When Buying Notes?
We are pleased to bring you this Note Buyer interview with Mark Donoghue of Americus Financial Group, a national note buying company located in Spokane, WA. What is the current focus of Americus Financial Group? To maintain our reputation as the recognized leader in the purchasing of real estate notes nationwide. In addition, with our knowledge and experience we strive to … [Read more...] about Note Buyer Interview With Americus Financial
I will never forget the first time I was asked this question by a potential note seller. “Should I offer a discount to the payer before I try selling my note?” I was silent for what seemed like minutes. In reality, it was only a couple of seconds before I replied but during those seconds my mind was racing. Of course I was thinking... “If the note holder makes an offer to … [Read more...] about Sell Mortgage Note to the Payer? What about Me?!
The most common question among note sellers is also the one that most new note brokers hope never to hear. Although I cover numerous ways and specific scripts for answering this question in the Finding Cash Flow Notes Training, I want to address it here from a 30,000-foot level. When dealing with the note discount question, remember three important things… 1. “Discount” … [Read more...] about Will I Have to Sell My Note at a Discount?
Just What is a Note Appraisal and How Can it Help My Note Broker Business? I just finished up an Opinion of Value for a real estate note down in South Florida. It was the second request for a fee based note appraisal in the past several weeks, a service that has been growing in demand. These requests primarily result from our networking efforts and presentations at Real … [Read more...] about Note Broker Marketing With Note Appraisals