The Note Closers Show Podcast | Scott CarsonThe Note Closers Show Podcast covers everything you don’t know about real estate investing today. Scott Carson, CEO of We Close Notes, interviews experts in the note investing field, including vendors he works with, and students he has trained. Prepare to be educated and entertained on the secrets of how you can control millions of dollars worth of property for pennies on the dollar, through investing in distressed real estate notes. Scott and his students have each closed thousands of deals, all over the United States. Listen each week to stay on top of the latest developments in note investing, how to get to the right people, avoid the wrong people, get the inside track on buying from the banks, find the notes you are looking for, negotiate the best price, and make the high returns you deserve. You don’t even need to use your own money!


Episode Blogs


NCS 258 | The Road Less Traveled
For a note investors who’s on top, it’s always good to look back on the path you’ve taken ten years ago and realize that it was the road less traveled. You got off from college with a degree that got you the job, you married your college sweetheart, bought a car, and then unexpectedly things turn south. The path may be unclear but you never stopped walking because from these failures will come the success
NCS NNA 7 | Note Funding League
To keep in line with their goal of helping 10,000 note investors, We Close Notes invented the Note Funding League which is a list of assets made available to those who want to make a deal off of them. This time partnering with the Singer Law Group, all cases are solid with handful of flexible ones. With the breakdown of these performing notes and REOs, note closers are expected to close within seven days from
NCS 257 | Self-Storage
One of the key differences of self-storage to other commercial assets is that fair housing laws don’t apply to them because nobody’s living in them. There’s no need to go through the eviction, foreclosures and wait long for lead times to get your money back. Terri Garner and Alia Ott Carter have been in the self-storage market since 2009 and their key to success is being able to connect with people. Whenever they are given
NCS NNA 6 | ROI Calculator
The most important tool any note investor should have is an ROI calculator. With notes, ROI calculators come with a set of rules so that you don’t kill every deal when you over-analyze everything. They differ for rentals, fix and flips and owner financing. One of the biggest and simplest rules is to pick two or three states when you’re just starting because you will have more problems than you can deal with if you
NCS 256 | March Madness
For you to win the note closing game, you need to make the shots, but before you can make the shots you will need to practice. March madness and the note business are pretty much the same because you don’t have to be the big hedge fund or the guy who buys a thousand assets. All you need to do is to be the best at what you do. Being good at closing notes means
NCS 255 | Florida Hot Market
Note investors who have been buying in Florida for the past decade have been making a lot of profit now that the Florida hot market has rebounded from the dropped values. A lot of players have recently come in, but Brent Garrett believes that the note game in his area is still where it’s at since ten years ago, except now, everyone knows how big of a market it is. He shares his process of
NCS 254 | Overcoming Obstacles
Focus is everything. 80% of your income comes from 20% of your actions. You can get to where you need to be as long as you keep working toward it and you are focused. So what do you do to help you clear your head? How do you keep your focus on your long-term goals? Scott discusses the difficulties and ruts that real estate investors often fall into and shares some of the things that can help you in staying on track and
When starting your own company, you can put in low capital and still be profitable the whole time. Rick Allen and TJ Osterman from Paperstac share how educating yourself and knowing everything you can about the business will steer you away from trouble and get you on the right path. Their business has evolved from fix and flips to notes to owning property and now investing. By being a lending institution, they now make money out of putting
NCS 252 | Financial Education Classes
The note investing market is getting a little tighter and the competition is getting steeper. Martin Saenz encourages new note investors to take advantage of all the conferences and networking events to find hedge funds as well as putting in work like making phone calls and blasting emails to your database, all of which can lead to better opportunities. Matt’s key advice is to immerse yourself in training and workshops every chance you can get it. Financial
NCS 251 | Raising Private Capital
Trying to build credibility by doing deals with your own funds before you borrow someone else’s money is a big misconception. There’s nothing wrong with self-funding a deal, but if you’ve got a limited amount of funds invested in a deal and don’t follow up on raising private capital, you can’t make bids once a good offer comes around because you don’t have any more funds to use. Scott shares some tips and nuggets on
NCS 250 | Overcoming Objections
Everybody starts from somewhere, whether you’re a broker who lost it all and worked hard to get it all back or a high school graduate that transitioned from being a janitor to construction worker, who now owns an LLC. One thing about transitions is you need to build confidence which is the biggest hurdle for Anthony. People still see him as the construction guy and not as a note closer. He realized that overcoming objections
NCS NNA 5 | Three Big Things
The best thing about attending events, other than getting off the chair and out of the office, is meeting people and getting new ideas. There are always lessons to be learned from the people that you meet at events. It’s best to dial your list down to three big doable things that will change the way you run your business. One of those big things is to have an up and a down funnel for