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Small Business Administration to give out $3.3B in Hurricane Harvey disaster loans It’s ready to cover uninsured homeowners and businesses

The Small Business Administration announced it prepared to financially help some of the homeowners impacted from Hurricane Harvey. The administration said it is ready to give out thousands of disaster recovery loans worth billions of dollars to Continue Reading

5 Reasons Owners Offer Seller Financing

Why would a seller allow a buyer to make payments over time for the purchase of property? Wouldn't the seller rather get paid now and require the buyer to obtain a bank loan? Here are 5 reasons property owners offer seller financing: 1. Reduced Continue Reading

Safekeeping the Original Mortgage Note

Can you easily locate the original mortgage note? This important legal document should be kept in a safe place, and here is why! The promissory note is a promise to pay or IOU from the property buyer. It spells out the amount due and terms of Continue Reading

Avoid Three Seller Financing Mistakes

Would you rather have $97,000 to sell your $100,000 note or only $80,000? The difference in usually comes down to the big three. Here’s the three biggest mistakes note sellers make and how to avoid flushing money down the drain. Mistake #1 – Failing Continue Reading

Seller Financing – How Much Can The Buyer Afford?

Many sellers accept owner financing without any idea of how much the buyer can actually afford to pay. The last thing a seller wants is to stress over receiving monthly payments or worse, getting the property back through foreclosure. 3 Ways to Continue Reading

Seller Financed Notes and Interest Rates

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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, Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Payment Histories Increase Note Values

Want top dollar when selling mortgage notes? Increase the value with payment histories! Keeping an accurate record of the payments received on a mortgage note is essential for knowing how much the buyer still owes.  This also establishes a record Continue Reading

Protect Your Mortgage Note With Current Taxes and Insurance

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 Continue Reading

Learn the Value of Your Mortgage 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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Owner Financing A Cash, “Life Raft,” In A Financial Emergency

Dear home seller, If you’re selling your home using owner financing. 1. Construct your owner financing package be a personal cash, “life raft,” in a financial emergency. 2. If you haven’t sold your home yet, let an active note investor give Continue Reading

Selling Your Real Estate Note, Well Thought Out Decision

You financed the sale of your home & now receive a small monthly income. After consulting with BroadLeaf on the Cash lump sum value of our note. We have decided.... You both have thought it through, discussed it thoroughly & the numbers Continue Reading

Before You Create A Note

Attention Homeowners: As of January 2014, If you want to sell your home and reap the benefits of providing owner carry back financing the Federal government has placed into law new rules you must follow. OK, it’s a bummer But it’s a law and Continue Reading