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Richard Thornton

Richard Thornton

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What Does it Mean to Invest in Mortgage Notes?

Richard Thornton

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Most people think of a mortgage as a vehicle for buying a home, not an investment. Often times, someone selling a home actually ends up financing the buyer’s purchase and “takes back” a note. They serve the same function as a bank and are called the “note holder”. After several years they may decide to sell their note and use the proceeds for another purpose like paying for a child’s college tuition or buying a new car. They can sell the note on one of several exchanges where note brokers purchase and hold them for their own portfolio or resale. When you invest in a note you become “the bank”.

Topics: Financial
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Achieving High Stable Returns by Investing in Real Estate Notes

Richard Thornton

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Many of our clients want the benefits of investing in real estate but not the problems associated with being landlords. Few realize that they can accomplish that goal by buying or participating in residential mortgage notes.

Topics: Real Estate
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