Category Archives: Notes

Selling a Real Estate Note 101: Can I only sell part of my mortgage note?

Selling a mortgage note (also called a real estate note or promissory note) can be confusing, especially if you are a first-time note holder and have never worked with a note buyer before.  This “Selling a Real Estate Note 101” series is designed to be a resource for those people. In a previous post, we covered the common reasons why people sell their mortgage notes and how that process works. What we haven’t addressed yet, however, is the option to sell just part of your mortgage note (also called a partial). Here are some of the common questions about partials. Read More

Selling a Mortgage Note 101: How to Find a Mortgage Note Buyer

Updated May 2017 Note holders are sometimes not clear about the differences between a mortgage note buyer versus a note broker.  More importantly, they are not sure about the advantages of working with each.  In this article, each type is described, as well as detailing what to look for in both.   Mortgage Note Buyer vs. Note Broker When you sell your mortgage note (also called a real estate note or promissory note) to a direct note buyer, that means the individual that you are working with is the direct purchaser of that note- he or she is the note investor and is Read More

Selling a Real Estate Note 101: What is my promissory note worth?

As we explore the topic of how to sell a real estate note, one of the biggest questions every note seller has is What is my note worth? To answer this important question, we will take a look at some of the factors that go into determining the worth of a real estate note, what you should know as a seller to get the maximum sale price for your note, and the typical time frame it takes to get your cash payout. What is my real estate note worth? The value of your real estate note (also called a mortgage Read More

Selling a Real Estate Note 101: Should I sell my note and what is the process?

There is a lot to consider when deciding to sell a real estate note (also called a mortgage note or promissory note). Last week we answered the question What is a mortgage note?. Here we take a look at some of the common reasons why people may want to sell mortgage notes and walk you through how to sell a note. Should I sell my real estate note? Let’s be honest- this is a personal question that only you can answer. What we can do is give you important information about selling a real estate note to assist you with Read More

Selling a Real Estate Note 101: What is a Mortgage Note (or Real Estate Note)?

“What is a mortgage note (or real estate note)?” may seem like a simple question, particularly if you are currently holding a note. However, there are many individuals who may be holding a note unexpectedly or for the first time, so as a resource to these folks, we will be running a new blog series titled “Selling A Real Estate Note 101” where we will address the basics of real estate notes and how to go about selling a note. The definition of a mortgage note: A mortgage note (also called a real estate note or promissory note) is a Read More