The interest rate a seller agrees to accept when providing owner financing to the buyer has a large impact on the note’s value. Unfortunately, many sellers overlook this important decision. Why Private Mortgage Note Interest Rates Matter Inflation Fighter Each year it seems the cost to buy the basics just keeps going up. It’s not your imagination; it’s inflation. In fact in July 2008 that … [Read more...]
What is Seller Financing?
When a seller allows a buyer to make payments over time for the purchase of property, it is known as owner financing or seller financing. This private financing by the seller can take the place of a bank loan or be in addition to a conventional mortgage. The payment amount, interest rate, and other terms are agreed upon between the buyer and seller. The amount financed by the seller will depend … [Read more...]
Use Outside Closings To Sell Mortgage Notes!
Ready to sell mortgage notes? Protect yourself with outside closings! When an investor has performed their research and is ready to purchase a private mortgage note they will ask the seller to deliver original documents (note, recorded mortgage, etc.) and sign the transfer package. The Note Buyer The note buyer will want these original documents before the funds are released to the seller. The … [Read more...]
Sell Property Fast With Owner Financing
When a property isn’t selling most real estate agents are quick to suggest a reduction to the sales price. It is common to see the tag line “Price Reduced” added to for sale signs, listings and ads. Rather than just reducing price... consider offering owner financing to sell a property quickly! In today’s real estate market obtaining a mortgage can be a large stumbling block to home ownership. … [Read more...]
Can I Sell Part of My Mortgage Note?
Owner Financing doesn't have to mean waiting years or decades to receive money. Sellers have the choice to sell all or just part of their future payments for cash today. Option 1 - When note buyers purchase all the remaining payments on a land contract, mortgage note, or trust deed it is considered a full purchase. Option 2 - When the note buyer purchases just a portion of the remaining … [Read more...]
How to Sell Your Mortgage Note
Want freedom from collecting payments for the next 10, 20, or even 30 years? Prefer a lump sum of cash today? If you sold property with seller financing chances are you’ve wondered about selling the real estate note. Here’s how to sell a mortgage note, trust deed, or contract in 7 easy steps. … [Read more...]
Learn the Value of Your Note
Wondering just how much your mortgage note is worth? The value of a note or contract is affected by many factors including the: Down Payment Terms of the Note Buyer’s Credit Rating and Payment History Type of Property Sold and Its Current Value Since each transaction is unique, we offer a free note analysis based on your individual situation. … [Read more...]
Protect Your Mortgage Note
A buyer failing to make payments on the mortgage note isn't your only worry. Understandably, a buyer that stops making payments is a major concern when using owner financing. After all, a seller-financed note is a very valuable asset. Unfortunately many sellers fail to protect their asset when it comes to another area...verifying current property insurance and taxes. … [Read more...]
Safe Seller Financing Tips
It’s a tough time to sell a house. Hoping to stand out from the crowd, sellers are advertising "Owner Will Finance!" Accepting payments over time provides buyers an alternative to bank financing. Of course sellers don’t want to trade a house that won’t sell for a buyer that won’t pay. Before you agree to "Be the Bank" read these 7 Tips For Safe Seller Financing! … [Read more...]