Category Archives: Investing in mortgage notes

Planning in the New Year – Is It The Right Time To Sell A Mortgage Note?

It wasn’t long ago that we celebrated the coming of new year –  we watched the ball fall, made some resolutions and some noise, and toasted to 2013. Starting fresh is what the new year is all about. While we do reflect on the past, for example how we capped off 2012 with a tumultuous presidential election and concerns about the fiscal cliff, the new year is really more about planning for the future. As we look ahead and consider changes to come, it’s a good time to review finances and consider the best use for our investments. The decision Read More

Selling a Real Estate Note 101: Best tips for selling and buying a mortgage note

Welcome back to our series “Selling a Real Estate Note 101”. If you have been following along, hopefully you have gained a basic understanding of what is a mortgage note, the process of selling your mortgage note, how the value of your note is determined, what to look for in mortgage note buyers, and some knowledge of your note sale options. If you would like more information on any of the above topics, please call us directly so we can help answer your questions. Now that we’ve covered the basics, we wanted to summarize the most important tips for selling Read More

How to Invest in Real Estate Notes – Part 4 of 4

If you have not already read the previous three parts of this article, you can find them here: How to Invest in Real Estate Notes — Part 1 How to Invest in Real Estate Notes — Part 2 How to Invest in Real Estate Notes — Part 3 Now we come to the final stage of buying a real estate note, with you becoming a full-fledged mortgage note buyer.  The mortgage note seller has already provided you with all of the documents and information that you require, and you as the mortgage note buyer have received and verified the documents, Read More

How to Invest in Real Estate Notes – Part 3 of 4

If you did not already read parts 1 and 2 of this article, please find them in  How to Invest in Real Estate Notes – Part 1 and How to Invest in Real Estate Notes – Part 2, or request copies from the author. The first two sections of this article covered the basics of why you should consider real estate notes as an investment, as well as the first steps in developing a relationship with a broker and providing your first quote on your way to becoming a full-fledged mortgage note buyer.  Now, let’s move to an overview of the Read More

How to Invest in Real Estate Notes — Part 2 of 4

If you did not already read Parts 1  of this article, please find it in  How to Invest in Real Estate Notes – Part 1 or request copies from the author. Hopefully, Part 1 of this blog piqued your interest in real estate notes.  If you know what you’re doing and don’t get overly aggressive, being a mortgage note buyer can be quite profitable and have less risk than many other investment alternatives.  Here, I will go into the basics of finding a mortgage note broker and the beginning phase of buying a mortgage note. As in most things, the fastest Read More