Note Investing Tips

24 02, 2020

Compounding Interest and Note Investing


We've previously written articles about the joys of passive income and how note investing gives you the cash flow without having the responsibility of playing the landlord. One of the reasons for this is a little thing called compounding interest. But, in many cases, it’s not so little. In fact, compound interest makes your investments grow and grow and grow... Especially when it comes to compounding interest and note investing. First off, “What is Compounding [...]

Compounding Interest and Note Investing2020-02-24T12:47:06-06:00
29 01, 2020

Understanding the 5 C’s of Credit and Homeownership


It should be of no surprise that most individuals (or couples) cannot purchase a home outright. Because of this, many rely on their past credit history, using it as a promise that they are "good for their money" when obtaining a loan. When someone is looking for a loan banks and financial institutions look at the following items to determine if the buyer is low-risk. The 5 C's of Credit 1. Character In regards to [...]

Understanding the 5 C’s of Credit and Homeownership2020-01-29T14:11:53-06:00
20 12, 2019

5 Year-End Tips for Note Holders


With 2019 coming to a close and 2020 right around the corner, it's time to do a little maintenance. This includes taking stock of your investments and real estate notes, which is why we have a few year-end tips for note holders that we follow every year. Taking the time to verify that your note is in good standing as well as taking care of any required paperwork and valuations will start the year on [...]

5 Year-End Tips for Note Holders2019-12-20T13:17:24-06:00
25 11, 2019

Passive Income & Note Investing


In an ideal world, life would be all play and no work — and you'd still make enough money to support yourself. Well, we don't want to be the ones to tell you this, but that isn't possible. It doesn't mean you can't have a slice of that, a little more of the play and little less of the work. How? By cultivating passive income. What is Passive Income? Passive income is money that you [...]

Passive Income & Note Investing2019-12-02T16:11:59-06:00
29 10, 2019

Note Investing and Risk


Those new to note investing can sometimes find it a bit overwhelming. What makes a note a good investment? What if the investments don't all pan out? If the payor stops paying, what happens next? Note investing, and some risk go hand and hand, as do all investment opportunities. There is no "one size fits all" when it comes to purchasing notes because everyone's comfort levels are different — and all notes are different. [...]

Note Investing and Risk2019-10-29T13:09:01-06:00
21 08, 2019

What’s Happening with the Ohio Real Estate Market?


Whether you plan on purchasing real estate as an investment or as a personal property to live in, you will want to know the market. In fact, it helps you save time and money (and not to mention a few headaches) by: giving you an idea of how much you should spend on a home. helping you understand what others are buying and selling in your area. cluing you in on when to engage the [...]

What’s Happening with the Ohio Real Estate Market?2019-08-21T15:46:26-06:00
26 06, 2019

Common Note Buying Terms


New to investing in real estate notes or wanting to sell your note? Don't get stuck on the language. To help you make sense of the real estate note world, we have compiled a list of common note buying terms. While there is more to investing than knowing the language, it's a significant first step and will help you focus on if the investment is right for you. Common Note Buying Terms While not a [...]

Common Note Buying Terms2019-06-26T09:17:46-06:00
31 05, 2019

5 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate Notes


When people think of the word "investing," images of Wall Street, stocks and rental properties may come to mind. But, what about real estate notes? While mortgage notes might not be the first thing you think of, there are plenty of reasons to invest in real estate notes including passive income, low up-keep, and versatility. But first, let's start with the basics. What is a Real Estate Note? At its core, a real estate note [...]

5 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate Notes2019-05-31T15:59:57-06:00
19 04, 2019

Buying Real Estate Notes in Michigan


Are you looking at purchasing real estate notes in Michigan? First off, welcome to the club! There are some wonderful advantages to investing in notes. As with any investment, doing your homework can save you big down the road. Not only will it help minimize risk, but it also leads to more profitable note purchases. It's all about understanding what type of note you're in the market for, understanding Michigan's Real Estate laws and performing [...]

Buying Real Estate Notes in Michigan2019-04-19T13:29:48-06:00
25 03, 2019

5 Referral Sources for Note Buyers


Before the Internet, word-of-mouth and a good reputation were the only two things that mattered. That's how you found the best restaurants and businesses and how new professional relationships were born. Well, that referral-based mindset is still very much present and essential in the world of private mortgage notes and note investing. Referral marketing is all about relationships, and these partnerships take time and care to develop. How to Build Relationships in Note Investing The [...]

5 Referral Sources for Note Buyers2019-03-25T11:21:32-06:00
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