1 08, 2020

Affordable Housing & Rebuilding Communities

2020-09-29T16:36:25-04:00

Affordable Housing: Where Investors Find Opportunities to Rebuild Communities Investors are finding opportunites in affordable housing. Our blog brings you a simple, practical approach to investing in real estate. It appears on the first Saturday of each month. Right now, investors are finding out which real estate holds up best in a recession. Investors in offices and retail stores are suffering, as businesses close their doors due to COVID-19. How are investors in residential real estate doing? Here’s a key insight: In a downturn, it stays more stable than other types of real estate. “Affordable housing” is housing for which occupants [...]

Affordable Housing & Rebuilding Communities2020-09-29T16:36:25-04:00
4 07, 2020

Finding Opportunities to Rebuild Communities

2020-09-25T14:03:04-04:00

Real Estate Investors are Finding Opportunities to Rebuild Communities Now Do you have a workable plan to attain financial independence? Is real estate part of that plan? If so, you’ve come to the right place. This blog gives you a simple, practical approach to investing in real estate. It appears on the first Saturday of each month. It’s tough to learn real estate investing on your own. I know first-hand, because I tried that approach. All I got was an expensive education from the School of Hard Knocks. But my first investing experience made me determined to learn everything I could [...]

Finding Opportunities to Rebuild Communities2020-09-25T14:03:04-04:00
18 10, 2018

Why Are Real Estate Notes Bought and Sold?

2020-09-25T14:07:08-04:00

Why are real estate notes bought and sold? Noteholders may choose to sell the note to a real estate investor if they have difficulty receiving regular, timely payments on the note or need cash. They sell the note at a discount because it’s based on future payments using today’s dollars. The sale of the note provides instant cash. And it removes a noteholder from any further responsibility for collecting payments. Investors who purchase promissory notes because they offer a versatile, collateral-backed real estate investment, not affected by stock market changes. Since notes sell at a discount, investors earn returns from the [...]

Why Are Real Estate Notes Bought and Sold?2020-09-25T14:07:08-04:00
9 10, 2018

What is the Difference Between a Mortgage and a Promissory Note?

2020-09-25T14:13:25-04:00

Is there any difference between a mortgage and promissory note? People use the terms “promissory note” and “mortgage note” to loosely refer to the same thing. But a mortgage and a promissory note are two very different things. How so? Note A promissory note is an IOU (“I owe you”) on a loan. It is a promise to repay the loan amount to the owner. Unlike mortgages or deeds of trust, promissory notes are not recorded in county land records. The lender holds the promissory note while the loan is outstanding. When the loan is fully paid off, the note will [...]

What is the Difference Between a Mortgage and a Promissory Note?2020-09-25T14:13:25-04:00
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