Owner financing has once again gained popularity as mortgage approvals prove hard to obtain. The installment sale is being pulled out of the toolbox as an alternative financing method to conventional loans. As the owner financing method becomes a frequent topic among real estate agents, investors, and discussion boards there are inevitably some misconceptions being […]
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 repayment. In legal jargon it is known as a […]
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 to Check Credit The payer’s credit report lets you know how […]
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 […]
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.