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Due Diligence Steps in Notes Investing

Posted by Paige Panzarello // July 1, 2020

Due Diligence Steps in Notes Investing

You make your money on the buy, not on the sell. Like location, location, location, this common real estate adage holds true just as much with self-storage investing as it does with real estate note investing. How do you make money on the buy? By taking several due diligence steps in notes investing. According to Ultimate Guide to […]


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Non-Performing Notes Vs. Rentals

Posted by Paige Panzarello // June 17, 2020

Non-Performing Notes Vs. Rentals

How does investing in non-performing notes vs. rentals compare? What are non-performing notes? Notes are the financial or paper side of the real estate business. The house is the collateral backing the note, which in a worst-case scenario, we can take back or repossess if the borrower fails to pay as promised. However, even in […]


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What is the Difference Between Performing & Non-Performing Notes

Posted by Paige Panzarello // June 3, 2020

When you look to invest in notes, you must first determine if the note is performing or non-performing. What is the difference between performing & non-performing notes? Imagine a property purchased for $25,000 cash in Anytown, USA. That same property is sold on seller-financed terms for $50,000 with 10% down and monthly payments of $500 […]


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Forbearance

Posted by Paige Panzarello // May 20, 2020

Thanks to the continued impact of COVID-19 on the economy, The Housing Wire, tells us that approximately 10% of borrowers whose mortgages are backed by the Federal Housing Administration or the Department of Veterans Affairs are in forbearance. The data comes courtesy of a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association, which polled more than 50 mortgage servicers that collect […]


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The Cap Rate Myths

Posted by Paige Panzarello // May 6, 2020

The Cap Rate Myths

Brian Burke writes in BiggerPockets that “A lot of what you read about cap rate is simply wrong. I’m here to dispel the cap rate myths and tell you the real story.” “Perhaps no topic is more overrated, misunderstood, or debated than cap rate. I would also argue that the capitalization rate has more inaccurate or […]


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If You Sell A Rental Property That Was Your Primary Residence

Posted by Paige Panzarello // April 22, 2020

If you sell a rental property that was your primary residence, you may experience a common problem for ex-pats. For example, you own a house in Los Angeles but have decided to move to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. When you get to Mexico, you fall in love with the city, the culture, the people, […]


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Rent or Sell House

Posted by Paige Panzarello // April 8, 2020

Rent or Sell House

Somehow you ended up with two homes. When you own two houses, you have options: rent or sell. Is selling one the best option, or would it be more lucrative to retain the property and rent it out instead? Rent or Sell House When renting your property, a tenant will live in your home and […]


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Impact of COVID-19 On Real Estate

Posted by Paige Panzarello // March 25, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 On Real Estate

Dr. Housing Bubble says, “We will experience a significant impact of COVID-19 on real estate.  Global markets are facing significant volatility as we deal with the first major global pandemic that is hitting both developed and developing nations equally.  This virus knows no borders, and it is surprising how many people are still posting narrowly […]


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Moving a Senior Loved One

Posted by Paige Panzarello // March 11, 2020

Moving a Senior Loved One

We searched for the right assisted living facility and found the best one in Los Angeles, but It took a string of years for our elderly parents to make a move.  Moving a senior loved one was not easy. Our senior mother recently decided to move from her Oregon home of 35 years to be closer to […]


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Are You Buying Notes and Deeds?

Posted by Paige Panzarello // February 26, 2020

Are You Buying Notes and Deeds?

If you’re a real estate solutions company buying properties for cash, are you buying notes and deeds? You can add an arrow to your quiver by buying notes and deeds. They can be far more profitable and less stressful than stocks and real estate investment in physical property. Since most people buy homes using mortgage […]


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