EP 265 – Self-Directed IRA Bootcamp with Nate Hare of Quest IRA

NCS 265 | Self-Directed IRA Bootcamp

Quest IRA has always been holding weekly classes on IRA investing that can help you go from point A to Z really fast. This April, all these crash courses will be in a one-day self-directed IRA bootcamp. Nate Hare, Quest IRA Executive VP, explains that the event will teach different creative strategies that most people don’t know are available. Even if you haven’t heard about self-directed IRAs, Nate shares that it is going to be … Read More

EP 264 – Leveraging Events To Grow

NCS 264 | Leveraging Events To Grow

When you go to an event, the best thing you can do is learn as many tips as you can from the speakers as well as from your fellow investors that are in attendance. There’s always something you can learn whether it’s a small meet up or big event, people are there to share ideas, knowledge and experiences, and you need to become a sponge that absorbs it all as much as you can. Levering … Read More

EP 263 – Finding Balance Between Your Job And Your Passion

NCS 263 | Finding Balance

A lot of people love their jobs, while others not so much. Whether you do or you don’t, having income from different sources starts to add up. Whether it’s for boosting your retirement or it’s directly correlated to your current job. Finding balance between your job and your passion is always a challenge, more so if your side job is closing notes. To separate your job and passion, the best thing you can do is … Read More

EP NNA 9 – Ten Basic Blunders of Note and Real Estate Investors

NNA 9 | Ten Basic Blunders

There are a lot of very basic blunders that unfortunately most people just don’t know and nobody’s ever sat down and told them how to avoid these things. Most people that come into real estate don’t have the marketing and business background. Scott Carson talks about the ten basic blunders that we see people make, especially in their first year or two, in real estate. These are things he believes every serious note investor need … Read More

EP 262 – The Hoosier Hot Shot Note Investor Gene Chandler

NCS 262 | Hot Shot Note Investor

Gene has done a great job of putting together a solid note business plan that has allowed him to focus on his notes business and step away from his full time job. From a hot shot driver, he turned into a hot shot note investor and has successfully turned his note investing his hobby into his full-time income. Gene’s focus is on vacant and non-vacant single family homes, following a business model of waiting a … Read More

EP 261 – The Royal Touch with Scott Smith

It is rare to see an attorney with multiple licenses, especially if he has ones that are very difficult to be bar certified for. This is why Scott Smith, Owner of Royal Legal Solutions, is considered to have the royal touch in real estate investing. He has been a lawyer and a real estate investor for over a decade which helped develop and sharpen his strategies to protect assets from lawsuits using his experiences in … Read More

EP 260 – Playing Hookie To Meet Tom Hopkins

NCS 260 | Playing Hookie

If you had the chance to meet your idol, but you had to play hookie at work to be able to do so, will you do it? In every business, you need to take risks because you never know if playing hookie now and would get you to be painted as a hero later. Most of the time, you will be both hero and hookie, especially if you’re going to do it to meet Tom … Read More

EP 258 – The Road Less Traveled: Embrace The Suck, Fail Forward And Get On Top

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 … Read More

EP NNA 8 – Simple And Effective Ways Of Sourcing Note Sources

NCS NNA 8 | Sourcing Note Sources

Finding a deal is always a big step for any note investor. There is also the temptation of buying from hedge funds because that means there’s less work to do. Reaching out to private sellers is a good move, too, but their assets are always the leftovers of other investors and can be overpriced at times. The secret to sourcing note sources is through public records where most information is free. This way, you find … Read More

EP NNA 7 – Note Funding League: Performing Notes & REOs

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 … Read More

EP 257 – Score Big in Self-Storage with Terri Garner and Alia Ott Carter

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 … Read More

EP NNA 6 – ROI Calculator: A Must-Have In Your Note Investing Toolkit

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 … Read More