Many of the articles and posts below about mortgage notes and business notes have been published in the periodicals of various county bar associations, realtor groups, and builder/developer organizations throughout the U.S. All articles, posts and content on this website are copyrighted by Seascape Capital Inc. and may not be reprinted, duplicated, or used without the company’s written permission.
Mortgage Note Basics If you have a mortgage, you also have a mortgage note. At Seascape Capital, we understand that the real estate financing process can be confusing and complicated, but we strive to walk you through the process so that you have a more enjoyable andRead more →
Over the past several years, the U.S. has emerged from the depths of a recession to a full-fledged fake recovery. On the housing side, real estate investors, buyers of mortgage notes, and Wall Street have seen the good ‘ol days return as home prices zoom once again.Read more →
We’re bubbling over yet again! On the surface, the economy looks reasonably strong with home prices and the stock market soaring, retail sales climbing, and unemployment slowly declining. You and I, as people who like to peek under the media veil, know that the foundation underlying theRead more →
Hardly anyone was surprised by the news earlier this week that property values had climbed 6.8% from December 2011 to December 2012, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index. Phoenix led the group — where 19 out of 20 cities saw value increases – by gaining 23% over thatRead more →
Another day, another barrage of news headlines about the wonderful housing market. Home values soared nearly 20% in some markets during 2012 compared to the prior year, inventory is low, foreclosures are down, and flippers are crawling all over each other to outbid competitors on nearly anyRead more →
The article below appeared in the Wall Street Journal last week and was written by Richard Vedder. While it does not directly impact mortgage buyers or owning real estate notes, it is an interesting commentary about the effect of government handouts. Reprinted with permission. From the mid-17thRead more →
A few weeks ago in this space, I made the case for why real estate will perform poorly in the medium-term, driven by a variety of factors. This trend will affect homebuyers, mortgage buyers, investors, banks, and anyone else with a financial interest in real estate. MortgageRead more →