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Owner Financing Case Study

By Mitch Stephen / April 1, 2019 / 4 Comments

ACQUISITION: – I use private money to buy my houses – I pay my Private Lenders 8% interest only 5 yrs. NOTE: Bank money is 4% to 6% but you’ll sign a personal guarantee. – This private loan is a NON-RECOURSE loan…collateral only loan…no personal guarantee. There’s even ways to get 0% loans: go to…

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Owner Financed Value vs. Appraised Value

By Mitch Stephen / December 29, 2018 / 2 Comments

Appraisers seem to get confused about value when different terms are injected into a sale. There is no doubt terms can affect the price. Here’s an extreme example: Can YOU buy a million dollar home? Most people would say, “NO.” If you ask those same people if they could buy a million dollar home if…

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YOU must Find YOUR OWN Private Lenders

By Mitch Stephen / October 22, 2018 / Comments Off on YOU must Find YOUR OWN Private Lenders

When I have a Private Lender in any city, I consume them.  Private lenders are the core of my businesses and are the most coveted asset. To ask anyone to give you their lead on a private lender is to be completely Naive.  Ron LeGrand has been quoted as saying, “I’d give you my wife,…

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The New Value of Houses-Owner Financed

By Mitch Stephen / September 9, 2018 / Comments Off on The New Value of Houses-Owner Financed

BACK INTO AN “OWNER FINANCED” PRICE USING LOCAL RENTS AS YOUR BASELINE Here’s the problem with using MLS Data and doing Current Market Analysis (CMAs) to find an After Repaired Value (ARV) in an area that has crashed price wise; Your values are going to come in way lower than the values WE should be…

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Raising Private Money: Don't hold yourself back

By Mitch Stephen / July 15, 2018 / Comments Off on Raising Private Money: Don't hold yourself back

There are so many reasons people don’t raise private money. They think… I’m too old, I’m too young, I don’t have the right presentation, I can’t figure out how to approach a lender, I don’t know anyone with money. Well I am here to tell you that all the above is baloney.  None of these…

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