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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 Marketing Times What is the first thing a real estate agent […]

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 to Check Credit The payer’s credit report lets you know how […]

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 Calculate Payment Affordability Before Accepting Seller Financing The amount a buyer can afford […]

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 of their payment habits – with an added benefit. The value of a note can […]

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 asset. Unfortunately many sellers fail to protect their asset when it comes to another area…verifying current property […]

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. Step #1 […]