The 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!
Note Night in America
Each Monday night, real estate investors from all across the United States and world are tuning into Note Night in America! For the last three years, Scott Carson, CEO of WeCloseNotes.com, and his tribe of note and real estate investors come together almost every Monday night for coaching and guest interviews. Scott helps his nation of note investors with specific subjects taking place in their real estate businesses like marketing, workouts, raising capital and finding deals. Since 2010, Scott has been helping investors close on thousands of real estate deals and has helped to coach and mentor the Who’s Who in the niche world of notes. Listen each week to his latest Monday night webinars to get the latest tips and tricks on making six figures and beyond in the world of distressed debt.
We’re all real estate investors of some sort, whether you’ve done a thousand deals or are looking to get started. Note investors are a big percentage of who we deal with, and building your note business plan is one of the most important things you can do. We all start somewhere and a lot of people don’t have any type of business background, and that’s why it’s even more important to have a business plan.
Jennifer Dagenhart, VP of portfolio management at We Close Notes, discusses some fun and exciting case studies they did on re-performing notes and their due diligence. Jennifer manages a huge chunk of the portfolio, especially on the stuff they bought in the last year, and they usually get about 70% of them re-performing with the borrowers. If you’re not an investor and don’t understand what it is you’re selling, you’re really just a joker broker
Portland firefighter, Neil Clasen, has been real estate investor selling off rentals for the last fifteen years. However, he wanted to look for cash flow rather than long-term deals so he sold off his business and got into notes. He said he likes helping people and the note business cash flow gives him the opportunity to make some money and also to help people who are willing to work with him. He talks about that
No portfolio is too big or too small. That’s Madison Management’s company statement. Office Manager Shante Duffy talks about the services their company offers. They primarily handle loan servicing and asset management. They understand that as a note investor, you have to start with one note, test the waters, see how it goes, and move up from there. What separates them from other servicers is that they want to sit and take the time to
If you have been in the note closing industry, you know that it is a number’s game. In the last 30 days, how many individual posts have you done on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Pinterest? How many videos have you published in YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook? All the numbers that you get from these questions will immediately tell you how well are you doing with your business. Long-term success is built with daily increments that
Note Camp Provides education for people about the note closing industry. It also helps a lot with planning how we can help investors for the next six months. We want to see attendees doing more marketing, not just during the event, but going forward for their own businesses. Note Camp teaches note closers to step out of their comfort zone and share their strengths and weaknesses, how they find their deals and how many can
Even with social media dictating the pace of how people are messaging each other these days, people still read their emails because it is still the best way to communicate to people from a business standpoint. Your database is your number one tool for marketing if you’re a real estate investor or entrepreneur and sending out emails consistently to your database is the key to success of closing deals and winning. You don’t have to
Starbucks Coffee has 8,000 branches all over the world, making it an interesting case study for marketing. Having nine people run their social media generates $22M of company revenue for 300,000 plus employees and they are using the same Instagram and Facebook app that you use to attain this huge amount of marketing. It doesn’t matter if you are a solopreneur or a startup investor, you are going to start the same way they did,
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
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
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
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