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Using passive direct mail to find notes for sale

Passive direct mail to a purchased leads list is THE most cost effective, time-efficient way to find and nail down seller-financed note deals…. and notes secured by lower-tier properties, i.e. manufactured homes, represent huge, often overlooked opportunities. There is actually … Continue reading

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Video: Investing in Real Estate Notes: 5 Minute Guide

Hi, I’m Tim Fitzgerald, President of NoteInvestors.com. We’re the longest-running educational note-related website in existence, 23 years and counting now. I believe you’re here because you want to learn about note investing, and I’m going to give you a crash … Continue reading

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Mailbag: How much money can I make as a note broker?

>>> QUESTION: HI Tim, How much money can I make as a note broker? What is the average discount or buy rate on a note? And, what is the best way to find notes for sale? Thanks, George >>> MY … Continue reading

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How to Buy Mortgage Notes [Finding, Qualifying, Funding]

Assuming you already know what mortgage notes are and why many real estate investors are now buying notes as an alternative to brick-and-mortar real estate, this post will show you just HOW to do it. (Again, I caution you, if … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate Notes

Note brokers who are unfamiliar with commercial real estate notes are missing a great profit opportunity. It’s easy to assess a note on a home, but if someone calls you with a commercial note, you may not know how to price … Continue reading

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Buying notes: 9 Important Rules For Mailing Postcards

If you are buying notes (or brokering them), postcards are a cornerstone of many a successful marketing program because the note seller can’t miss your marketing message; it’s right in front of his eyes as soon as he opens the … Continue reading

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How to Supercharge Your Note Business Starting Today

Having a well thought-out marketing plan is critical for your success in the note business. Whenever you plan a marketing effort, you want to achieve quick, maximum results. You want your phone to ring, quote and close transactions. However, I … Continue reading

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How To Market Your Note Business Through Public Speaking

“The secret of making an inordinate amount of money in the note business is to find lots of brokerable notes. To find brokerable notes, get in front of a group of professionals,” says master marketer Tim Fitzgerald. Related Content Lessons … Continue reading

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How To Market Your Discounted Paper (Note) Business

The discounted paper, or note business is an opportunity to make money. Vending machines, 900#’s, multi- level marketing and widgets are also opportunities to make money. The commonalities of all business opportunities is that most people fail, some do O.K., … Continue reading

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Discounting a Mortgage Note

If you were to buy a $20,000 mortgage note, 15-year term, 8% interest, how would you determine the price? Would you pay $20,000? Or, would you pay less? If your investment strategy was to have each invested dollar earn 13%, … Continue reading

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