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I used to go fishing a lot more than I do now. In fact, I was a bit of a fly fisherman. I had a fly-tying kit, would try to get inside the mind of a rainbow trout, and tie a fly I thought they would want to eat. At the time, I had a small creek that ran…Continue
Added by Cody Cox on May 1, 2018 at 8:25pm — No Comments
Many more investors have been turned on to the benefits of investing in mortgage notes over the past few years. Some have been doing it for themselves. Others have started small…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on April 18, 2018 at 6:13am — No Comments
Many struggle with the decision of whether to go it alone or not in their initial real estate and mortgage note investments. For others taking the passive route from the get go is a no…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on April 10, 2018 at 9:08am — No Comments
I remember hearing a story in my youth about two burly lumberjacks that had bragged they were the fastest tree fallers in the state. After all, living in the Pacific Northwest we heard lots of lumberjack stories. Both were large, strong men and knew their way around…Continue
Added by Cody Cox on April 8, 2018 at 8:08pm — No Comments
The US mortgage market continues to evolve in many ways. Whether you are investing directly in real estate, simply own a home, are invested in real estate funds, or are buying mortgage notes, it pays to watch these changes…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on April 4, 2018 at 6:50am — No Comments
Happy Easter, everyone. Because of the significance of this day, this will be short. We've got some pork loin slow cooking in the kitchen and the house is full of that aroma.
We are at the end of the first quarter of 2018, and I am behind on my note…
Added by Cody Cox on April 1, 2018 at 4:05pm — No Comments
Following the complete flop of cryptocurrencies at the beginning of 2018, the Dow Jones has seen stock values plunge sharply. Taking an approximate 10% or 2,000 point dip in…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on March 26, 2018 at 9:08am — No Comments
I'm told the sun crossed the Equator this past week. With that, the calendar tells us that spring has started in the Northern Hemisphere. Not so fast. So far, there is very little evidence that has occurred. Where I live, nights still hover in the lower 30's with the days…Continue
Added by Cody Cox on March 25, 2018 at 6:07pm — No Comments
Whether investing in notes or properties for yourself, or operating an investment firm, you’ve got to protect your data, that of your clients and borrowers, and make sure it is organized and…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on March 19, 2018 at 9:43am — No Comments
Whether you’ve been flipping houses or investing in residential mortgage notes, this could be a good year to get ahead…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on March 12, 2018 at 9:03am — No Comments
The economic and real estate market outlook for New Jersey in 2018 is strong. New data suggests it is also a top state for finding strong deals and turning…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on March 5, 2018 at 3:23am — No Comments
Contrary to what many local experts are calling “misconceptions,” and perhaps even ‘fake news’, the NJ Real Estate Report and NJ Business Magazine say that their calculations show…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on February 26, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments
For the past 2 years I've been diligently typing out my journey with my note investing business. Each of those emails have always been my own creation, thoughts and experiences. Today, however, I ran across this writing that speaks a lot to a way of doing things. So with baseball starting Spring Training this past week, I do hope you enjoy and see my point.
In Nashville, Tennessee, during the first week of January, 1996, more that 4,000 baseball coaches descended upon the Opryland…Continue
Added by Cody Cox on February 25, 2018 at 4:53pm — No Comments
Bitcoin value tumbled to a new low again in 2018, and it is proving to be a great thing for real estate.
Bitcoin dived even further to the $8,000 range in recent weeks. That’s down around 60% from its recent highs. A massive loss for many investors. Facebook has announced an all out ban on any ads…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on February 20, 2018 at 3:07am — No Comments
I'm old school. I grew up in a time and place where if something was broken, we'd fix it. We weren't able to run down to the one-stop shopping center and replace what was broke. Plus, we never really had the money to buy something new. We had to find a way to make something work without a real replacement part. That was good, because I broke a lot of things. I had to be creative to fix what I broke. Some of you might not understand this, but this was before the internet. I couldn't go to…Continue
Added by Cody Cox on February 19, 2018 at 9:15am — No Comments
With record amounts of US home equity and mortgage lenders looking for ways to spur growth, as refinance and purchase loans lag, we could see an intense amount of home equity lending this year.
Here’s what investors need to…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on February 12, 2018 at 11:25am — No Comments
There is going to be a lot of chocolate given this week. Which also means there will be a lot of chocolate consumed this week. I love the way chocolate releases the endorphins in my brain and that warm, fuzzy feeling it gives. I can't seem to get enough.…Continue
Added by Cody Cox on February 12, 2018 at 10:48am — No Comments
Besides giving the lawn a neat look lawn mowing has several other benefits. But these benefits are gained only when the mowing is effective, consistent and ideal in all respects. The following some of your advantages of lawn mowing.
Does your current lawn have brown spots where the grass has died? Has it been taken over by pernicious weeds? Are there dips and soft spots that are hard to cut? Then its time to replace your old grass with a lush new covering.…Continue
Added by Michael Cunningham on February 6, 2018 at 8:09pm — No Comments
Institutionally originated and seller originated mortgage notes can be substantially different from an investment perspective. They have notable differences.…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on February 6, 2018 at 9:53am — No Comments