EP 450 – Targeting Short Sales For Note Deals

NCS 450 | Short Sales

  Short sales have been a widely held topic in the real estate arena. Why? It’s because it’s a win-win deal for both the seller and the buyer – a short sale can get a property holder out from bad debt while buyers see the price of a short-sale home worth the hassle. Scott discusses how note investors can target short sales as warm leads for potential opportunities for deals and larger lists of non-performing … Read More

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 350 – Employer Retirement Plans with Rebecca Miller

NCS 350 | Employer Retirement Plans

  Scott talks with Rebecca Miller about the different self-directed employer retirement plans offered by Quest IRA. If there is someone who has this topic down, it is she. As one of the longest-tenured employees at Quest IRA who joined the company in 2009, Rebecca currently serves as the Special Accounts Director, specializing in employer plans such as the complex Solo 401(k). Rebecca shares her journey with Quest IRA and talks about what goes under … Read More

EP 298 – Goldman Sachs Strikes Again

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

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

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

EP 295 – Health Savings Accounts with Anne Marie Hollonds from Quest IRA

NCS 295 | Health Savings Accounts

  In May 2017, the Federal Reserve published that 44% of Americans would not be able to pay a $400 unexpected medical bill. Anne Marie Hollands from Quest IRA talks about the basics of Health Savings Accounts and how you can take advantage of it for unexpected medical expenses. Anne Marie explains basically the HSA works as a plan where you can pay for your medical expenses tax-free. In order to qualify for it, you … Read More

EP NNA 15 – Finding Focus In Your Note Business

NNA 15 | Finding Focus

  We’re all, at different stages of our lives, struggle on a regular basis with things. One of the biggest things we’re always struggling with is finding focus. It’s a constant work in progress because we’re always dealing with the shiny object syndrome. We’re all struggling with a variety of different things to get things done. You’re not supposed to have a perfect balance wheel with everything. What you have to do is find some … Read More

EP 293 – Blame Me For Your Failures

NCS 293 | Take Blame For Your Failures

  We are all responsible for our own success. Some people always look for somebody to blame for not having success in real estate. You got to know you can’t have success without failure in any type of investing. If you’re in a position of not having the type of success that you want and you’re not in the place that you want to be, you have two choices. You can either just continue along … Read More

EP 292 – I’m Back: Scott’s Biggest Takeaways From Traveling Abroad

NCS 292 | Biggest Takeaways From Traveling Abroad

  One of the great things about traveling abroad is you are able to take in some of the advantages and disadvantages of travelling. There’s always the good, bad and ugly part of travel when you take a long, extended vacation. When you’re in the note business, it’s important to make sure everything keeps running. The beautiful thing about being in the note business is you don’t have to be here to have to take … Read More