EP 449 – The 22nd Note Mastermind

NCS 449 | Note Mastermind

  The Note Mastermind is a three-time annual event for note investors as part of Scott’s mentoring program. Once again, people come over to spend time with other note enthusiasts and have the opportunity to hang out and working on each other’s business, making them rejuvenated in rowing towards the same direction. Scott shares some of the fantastic things that took place during the 22nd Note Mastermind meeting in Austin, TX. — Listen to the … Read More

EP 432 – The Power Of The Note Mastermind

NCS 432 | Note Mastermind

  It is one of the greatest things in the world to witness people coming together and working toward reaching the same goal. This is exactly the power that a note mastermind has. It brings people who come from different experiences to talk about the ways they overcame a problem or found success in the note investing world. A mastermind leads to a lot of great things not only for us but also our friends … Read More

EP 346 – Overcoming Mind Blocks with Laura Blunk

NCS 346 | Mind Blocks

  Scott interviews note investor and mastermind member, Laura Blunk, about some of the mind blocks that affected her early on and how she overcame them to close on thirty plus deals in the past year. She is the portfolio manager for Silver Hammer Investments, a Texas-based, family-owned real estate investment firm specializing in buying distressed debt. Laura discusses assets, closing notes, making offers, and her goals in the business. Providing great insights on what … Read More

EP NNA 17 – Choosing Markets

NNA 17 | Choosing Markets

  Choosing markets is one of the scariest things that people do. Let’s face it, if you’ve been in the note business for longer than six months, you find that not every market is created equal and not every market has the same foreclosure time frame. Most don’t even have the same inventory levels. Choosing a market investment is like buying a monopoly. You’re not going to be buying Park Place or the railroad stuff, … Read More

EP 271 – Re-Performing Notes: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

NCS 271 | Re-Performing Notes

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 … Read More

EP 255 – Flourishing On Florida’s Gulf Coast with Brent Garrett

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 … Read More

EP 254 – Overcoming Obstacles And Killing Squirrels

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 … Read More

EP NNA 4 – Building Relationships Equals Raising Private Capital In 2018

NCS NNA 4 | Raising Private Capital

Raising private capital doesn’t happen overnight. It is a process that begins with building relationships with people around you. This networking move also creates value for the product or service that you are offering to the client. Integrity and authority comes in when you start sending hello letters to your database, sharing case studies that show you know what you’re doing. Marketing yourself online is also another way of raising private capital, so having a … Read More

EP 236 – Break The Cycle Of The Groundhog Day Massacre

NCS 236 | Break The Cycle

  Note investors who have started doing big things at the start of the year are showing good signs that they are focused. This is the best step to break the cycle of making the same mistakes you made last year. To make this even better, invest time to do the little things on a daily basis. Reach out to asset managers and grow your network. Send out emails to your database to let them … Read More

EP 235 – Breaking Through Obstacles: The Mindset And The Process with Michelle Young

NCS 235 | Breaking Through Obstacles

  As a business owner, knowing when the need to make that turning point to make the company go from sprout to tree is important. You often think that you are ready to make that change, find coaches and do the steps to scale, but there are still those times when you bump on walls and ask if you are doing the right thing. Michelle Young helps in breaking through obstacles like these. She will … Read More

EP 234 – Out Of The Box Marketing; Note Investing The Sexy Way

NCS 234 | Out Of The Box Marketing

  With how the world is getting serious these days, poking fun at ourselves is a breath of fresh air, especially for note investors. We need to laugh a little more and do out of the box marketing to get people’s attention shifted to you for a couple of minutes so that they keep looking to your direction for a long time. When you think this way, cool things can come from it with satisfying … Read More

EP 233 – The Progression of Trends in Hot Real Estate Markets with Carole Ellis

NCS 233 | Hot Real Estate Markets

  Private property rights are always the most attractive offer a note investor has. Hot real estate markets are markets that solve problems by looking for what the client needs, whether those needs are affordable housing or luxury condos. Understanding the natural progression of the note business can help investors pull the market apart to see the strategies that were used to find and close deals. Carole Ellis of Think Realty Magazine helps investors with … Read More