Part 3 Notes and Corona Virus: The New Benchmark
Part 2 Notes and Corona Virus
Part 1 of Notes and the Corona Virus
The 3rd Wave
National Homeowner Equity
Michigan Property Tax Law
Don’t Call Them Subprime
Notes Are Their Own Asset Class
Secondhand Success Podcast
What Yield Should I Give Investors?
MWM Fund Series, Note Investing For The Individual Investor Part 2
Since the mortgage meltdown and housing crisis, I have been saying in my presentations that “the banks realized they couldn’t fix the problem, the government realized they couldn’t either, so it is up to entrepreneurs like us to fix it”. I still believe...
MWM Fund Series, Note Investing For The Individual Investor
Housing Bubble and Other News
Buying Notes with Other Investors: Good Idea or Nightmare?
At some point most note buyers end up investing with other people. At Paperstac, our team has heard the good, the bad, and the ugly. All of the stories that we have heard come down to one common denominator: Business Structure.Partnership-TypeMost note...
I Have A Question For You
As a national instructor/trainer, one has a tendency to create certain phrases and use them over and over again because they are easy to understand and get right to the point. One of my many phrases is, “every note for sale is a deal for someone, you just...
What’s the best investment for a small IRA or savings account?
This past weekend the Paperstac team attended a self-directed retirement Expo. One of the many things that we walked away with was that the fact that many people had small account balances and no idea what to do with it.Upon our return we decided to...
Potential NPL Inventory Growing
Puerto Rico: Note Investment Opportunities And Cautionary Items
More Re-Performing Not Opportunities
REI Ink Magazine – The Key To Turn Key Notes
Turn-key notes could be a valuable addition to your investment portfolio.It’s hard to dispute this quote from Robert Kiyosaki: “To obtain financial freedom, one must be either a business owner, an investor orboth, generating passive income, particularly on...
Flipping Houses Or Flipping Notes?
More News On Land Contracts
Freddie Mac RPL Securitization
Re-performing Note Opportunities
If you have been following this blog or my Kevin Shortle Show Podcast, you are familiar with Goldman Sachs aggressive purchases of distressed notes. This quick update will show you why re-performing notes are going to be a great investment...
In this quick video, I will give you the latest on foreclosure and delinquency rates, home pricing trends and mortgage fraud stats.
10 cities at risk?
A recent article (here) in Fox Business listed 10 cities that are in danger of a housing crash this year. The article caught my eye as I have addressed some of these potential issues that could impact housing in just the past few months. The article references an...
When are you creating another blog entry?
Yes, I have been way behind in creating new blog entries but that doesn't mean that I have stopped writing. In fact, I am trying to finish my new book by the end of the month. My last book was in early 2000 and the process of putting a book together has changed quite...
Is anyone else troubled to know that the largest asset of our Government is Student Debt?
Cheaper to rent than own?
According to the latest Census Bureau’s estimates (as reported by CNBC), it is now cheaper to rent than own in every state. The reasons for this are the usual suspects: maintenance, property taxes, repairs and insurance. The monthly costs...
Are we facing another Real Estate Bubble?
In this short 5 minute video I show you the latest charts and stat's on real estate prices. I saved the scary one for last.
Are States Still Distributing Hardest Hit Funds?
This short 4 minute video will update you on the latest Hardest Hit Funds numbers. This program can dramatically help families while also providing great returns for you.
The easiest and safest way to investing in passive cash flow
Passive investors have many alternative investments opportunities but which one provides the best returns with the lowest risk? Short-term income streams backed by real property. This short video will outline why.
Underwater Mortgages an Opportunity?
You may have missed this December 25th2018 article in the Wall Street Journal: https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-hedge-fund-makes-billions-off-americans-underwater-mortgages-11545742800. The article covers a hedge fund that purchased over $8 Billion of...
Property Flipping Down to 3.5 Year Low
According to ATTOM Data Solutions, a total of 45,901 single family homes and condos were flipped in the 3rdquarter of 2018. Those numbers indicate that flipping was down 12% from a year ago and a 3.5 year low. According to the chart below, the downward...
I Just Ran all of the 2018 Fannie Mae NPL and RPL Sales Numbers
I am preparing for a “virtual meetup” tomorrow and ran all of the 2018 Fannie Mae non-performing and re-performing sales numbers. The biggest buyer, by far, was Credit Suisse which purchased 51,324 loans with Un-Paid Balances of $11,109,101,320. The second...
Investing in notes vs rental property
This short video compares investing mortgage-backed notes to investing in rental property.
Investing in Notes VS. Wholesaling real estate
This is another short video to compare investing in notes to other investments. This one compares notes to wholesaling real estate.
Investing in notes vs. buying , fixing and selling real estate
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New Delinquent Mortgage Numbers
Black Knight Inc, release their first look for their upcoming October report. 30 day delinquencies were down as expected and 90 day delinquencies were up, largely due to hurricane related reasons.Non-performing loan investors should take a closer look at...
Crowdfunding or doing your own hard money loans?
This short video exposes risks to the hard money crowdfunding investments and points out the main 3 rick mitigation categories for hard money lenders.
Time to start thinking about winterizing homes
According to a news release on November 8th, The Appraisal Institute says that now is the time to winterize homes and why not do it with improvements that can benefit the quality, comfort and value of your property. Well that certainly makes a lot of sense...
Do we need more housing or more affordable housing?
There are many good slides from Lawrence Yun's talk at the Residential Real Estate Economic Issues and Trends Forum at the Realtors® Conference & Expo in Boston, MA, on November 2, 2018 and I look forward to studying all of them.This forecast slide...
New Foreclosure Data
Black Knight Financial Services Mortgage Monitor always contains great insightful information. Take a look at this foreclosure inventory chart. It shows that the foreclosure inventory was at its lowest point since mid-2006. It also shows how big of a mess...
Hiring the right people to renovate
Unlike most traditional real estate investors, note investors buy nationally but with a tendency to focus on midwest , southeast and northeast.This means that if they are purchasing non-performing notes and end up acquiring a property, they will have to...
New Fed rates draw investors to cash, bonds and notes
Updated: Jan 10
Combining the best of RE with the best of RE Notes
While attending a real estate investment expo, I took some time to get some thoughts recorded. This short video is about why adding selling with seller financing can enhance profits, eliminate many management hassles and enable one to build up a passive...
Offer seller financing and still get the lump sum cash-out you need?
While attending a real estate investment expo, I took some time to get some thoughts recorded. This short video is explains how you can offer seller financing but still get a lump sum cash out utilizing the partial sale technique.
Wholesaling properties? You should also wholesale notes!
While attending a real estate investment expo, I took some time to get some thoughts recorded. This short video is about why real estate investors should add wholesaling notes to their real estate wholesaling business.
Hard to find a better passive investment than this
While attending a real estate investment expo, I took some time to get some thoughts recorded. This short video is about why performing notes are the best investment for passive investors.
Property Flippers: It’s time to re-evaluate your real estate strategies
ATTOM Data Solutions released its Q2 2018 US Home Flipping Reporton September 6thand their analysis reveals some interesting numbers that should motivate you to re-think or add-to your current real estate investment strategies and techniques. Here are some...
There is a deeper and darker side to this NACA issue
Many educators and investors in the real estate-backed note industry are talking about NACA and their $0 down, $0 closing costs, $0 fee, no income limit and no need for perfect credit loans and rightfully so, but there is a much deeper issue here and it...
Why is Goldman Sachs a Top Non-performing Loan Buyer?
Fannie Mae just announced that Goldman Sachs subsidiary, MTGLQ Investors, just purchased another $1.88 Billion in non-performing real estate backed notes. They purchased all 5 pools of Fannie's 14th sale.Thats 10,300 NPL's in one sale.Why have they become...
Busy Professionals Have Many Different Ways to Invest in Real Estate Today
A quick Google search shows that real estate is considered one of the best alternative investments today. In April, USA Todayhad an article headlines “Worried about the next bear market? Real Estate may be your best investment. Really.” The Balance,...
Completely Update Hardest Hit Funds Spreadsheet
After writing blog about this a week or so ago, I decided it was a good time to completely update my spreadsheet. I uncovered a few surprises such as :Indiana reopened their mortgage assistance programNevada is paying up to $100,000 in principal...
Working with Passive Investors is our Specialty
In today’s business environment we find that busy executives, physicians, dentists and entrepreneurs are looking for a passive investment that offers a strong return with a high degree of security. The problem is that an investment asset such as that is...
Thoughts on Master Mind Groups
In the past several years there has been a growing trend in mastermind groups. Several training companies offer these groups. Prices to become a member of these groups range from free to tens of thousands a dollars a year. Are they worth it?Well...
Another Non Performing Loan Sale
I mentioned in my last podcast (Interview with Bob Estler) that the note industry seems to be mixed as to whether the non-performing note inventory is gone or still plentiful. The numbers indicate that there is still a massive inventory and new...
Lots of changes to Hardest Hit Funds Last Month
Hardest Hit Funds is a treasury Department funded program which is run at a state level. The program has evolved over time to now include: foreclosure prevention (by paying off the arrearage account), principle reduction, monthly mortgage payment...
Aren’t you with Noteschool?
I have been asked numerous times, “aren’t you with NoteSchool”? It hasn’t been addressed anywhere, so I decided to clarify it here: I am no longer an independent contractor with NoteSchool. I wish them well.I have been an independent contractor developing...