EP 305 – Adapting Your Business Models with Jay Tenenbaum

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NCS 305 | Adapting Your Business Models

  The market is constantly changing back and forth with pricing. Prices five years ago are different than what they are today. Scott interviews note and real estate investor, Jay Tenenbaum, about his business models and how he has adapted his note business as the market has changed. Jay has been involved in notes for almost five years now, and keeping borrowers in their homes has been his mantra. His business has evolved multiple times. … Read More

EP 306 – Mistakes, Multifamily And Raising Capital with Tyler Sheff

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  Trying to come up with a way to reduce taxes, Tyler Sheff started researching how to do that legally. The only thing he came back with was buy real estate and hang onto it. That’s what he started doing. Scott interviews real estate and note investor, Tyler Sheff, about some of the mistakes that he has made over the years, along with the multifamily market and raising capital. Tyler is a successful real estate … Read More

EP 304 – Checkbook IRAs with Quest IRA – Money Mondays

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NCS 304 | Checkbook IRA

  Most Americans are investing that in the stock market, in annuities, CDs, bonds, those sorts of things, and relatively new investors might be tempted to say, “I want to buy a note,” or, “I want to buy a house with my IRA that I’ve found.” In order to do that, your IRA funds have to be sent out towards the purchase of that. What then becomes necessary is for a company like Quest IRA … Read More

EP 302 – Walk the Walk Before You Talk the Talk: A Guide to Closing Deals

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NCS 302 | Closing Deals

  There’s a sudden rise in self-proclaimed talkers who don’t walk the walk. This has been occurring in the note industry more often, which makes it an alarming threat to actual real players or genuine newcomers off to a good start. Bear in mind that business is always evolving. Factors include pricing changes, market conditions, foreclosure laws enacted, and things get delayed. The only way of truly understanding this on an expert level is to literally be … Read More

EP 303 – Hustling in the Big Easy with Jonathan Burden

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NCS 303 | Distressed Homeowners

  Hustling in the Big Easy ain’t easy. In order to conjure money out of thin air, a note investor has to have a big heart for helping people. You can’t be in the business just for the money. When you’re dealing with people who are literally facing foreclosure, sometimes days or weeks out, you can’t afford to be heartless. A lot of homeowners will appreciate it if you helped them to stay in their house in … Read More

EP 300 – Lessons Learned From 300 Episodes

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NCS 300 | Note Closers Show Lessons

  When Scott first started this show, there was this NoteMBA podcast with Chase and Robby, both of whom did a tremendous job. Flash forward to this moment, they’re no longer doing their podcasts on a regular basis. It’s sad, of course, but in celebration of the Note Closers Show’s 300 episodes, Scott reminds you of the sheer amount of opportunities out there. We all start little. The idea is to stay consistent and focused to … Read More

EP 301 – Facebook Hacking For Your Note Business

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NCS 301 | Facebook Hacking

  Most of you are used to using Facebook to market, to post a picture, to post a cat video, to watch Scott’s webinars, to do a Facebook live video, but there are some other really cool tools that can be found with Facebook to really grow your business, to raise capital, to find asset managers, especially with the customize audience aspects. Who is your custom audience going to be? If you don’t have a … Read More

EP NNA 16 – Due Diligence For Dummies

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NNA 16 | Due Diligence

  If you’ve never been to a note investing workshop, you may not know where to begin. One thing you always have to remember is once you make an offer and it’s accepted, it’s important to do due diligence. Due diligence, simply put, is making sure you’re getting what you’re paying for. You get as much information as you can about the property and fully investigate it for potential issues, including getting your eyes out … Read More

EP 299 – Trash From The Past

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NCS 299 | Craziest Note Deals

  You can’t have the good without the bad. In the note game, every deal has a different story and there are all sorts of different things you’re going to experience. Scott discusses some of the ugliest and craziest note deals that he has been a part of as a real estate investor. The thing to remember is to take the lessons from those deals so you can avoid the next bad one. The important … Read More

EP 298 – Goldman Sachs Strikes Again

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NCS 298 | Goldman Sachs

  Goldman Sachs strikes again. They’re generating a close on another large portfolio of nonperforming notes from Fannie Mae. They bought a tremendous amount of 11,000 loans with $1.64 billion in unpaid balance. What does that mean to us? What does this mean to Goldman Sachs and what is the overall underlying ripple effect across the note industry? You’ve got to realize is Goldman Sachs got banged up really bad for a nasty $5 billion … Read More

EP 297 – Go Big Or Go Home

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NCS 297 | Go Big

  Something everybody struggles with is the aspect of going bigger in your business. We all want to go big and do big things. A lot of the real estate seminars or gurus don’t prepare you to do big things. They prepare you for the one-off asset and they’re not helping you in the long run to really go big. They’re not helping you scale your business. Scaling is very important and you need to … Read More

EP 296 – Crushing Debt with Shawn Yesner

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NCS 296 | Crushing Debt

  If you’re working on note deals or foreclosure or just an investor looking for a very knowledgeable attorney to help you out with things related to the real estate business, you might want to seek out Shawn Yesner. Shawn is a bankruptcy lawyer with twenty years of bankruptcy and real estate experience. Shawn hosts the Crushing Debt podcast where he interviews realtors, mortgage originators, as well as different attorneys with specialties on probate, intellectual … Read More