Note Queen: Owner Financing Strategies

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Dawn Rickabaugh (Note Queen) Owner Financing Consultant
Dawn Rickabaugh is passionate about liberating and empowering people. She loves teaching sellers and other brokers how to create winning transactions through intelligent use of the Installment Sale, the Title Holding (Land) Trust, and other powerful strategies. These are also great tools for deferring capital gains without a 1031 exchange.
The subprime meltdown forced many dealers/rehabbers to sell their properties using some form of owner financing. People just couldn't get the bank financing, so to move the properties, they provided the financing for the buyers. Now, they're sitting in front of their CPA and gasping! The IRS cons...
The next several consecutive posts will be market data tables from our local real estate market. This table shows how Sierra Madre fared in comparison to the national real estate trend numbers that were released a couple of days ago showing a 14% reduction in home prices. sierra madre real estate...
National housing is down 14% . . . how does Pasadena fare? Here's the data for zip code 91107: Wow! There were 63% fewer closed real estate transactions in March of 2008, than March of 2007! Holy cow! That's quite a lot, isn't it? But the interesting thing to note is that prices were UP, not DOW...
I hope you all had a nice holiday weekend . . . how national home prices fared we won’t know for a bit, but we did get some numbers for March. Prices have fallen over 14% from last year, reports the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index“ There are very few silver linings that one can see in the data,...
"Then the Gods of the Market tumbled, and their smooth-tongued wizards Withdrew, And the hearts of the Meanest were humbled and began to believe It was true That All is not Gold that Glitters, and Two and Two make Four And the Gods of the Copybook Headings limped up to explain it once more."- Ru...
I would consider Temple City fairly immune to the general downward pressure facing the overall real estate market. The demographics and good public school system provide a strong level of price support for real estate, so it doesn't surprise me that there are a relatively small number of properti...
We all hear about how the rash of foreclosures has put downward pressure on the value of homes, but it doesn't always hit me so directly. I'm not talking about my personal home situation, but my personal business. The following series of events in one condominium complex provides a perfect microc...
Not long ago an attorney was representing an estate that held several real estate notes worth a total of about $8,000,000. Needless to say, the estate taxes were very high, so to reduce them, he hired me to do a Professional Note Appraisal to determine the actual market value of each of the notes...
This just fell out of escrow, so the opportunity will go to another buyer! This is great entry level beach living, so you'll want to check it out. The seller bought it for too much (like a lot of people did), and then did a lease/option with a guy who eventually quit paying and walked away. The s...
There are a lot of great opportunities coming up, and buyers are starting to jump on board. The sellers of this condo are a great young couple who are looking to move into a house so they can more comfortably start a family. Check it out! Help them and yourself! It’s only a half mile to the beach!


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Note Queen Capital buys seller financed notes across the country, showing sellers how to get cash even when they carry. Owner Financing gets sellers top dollar for their property. We make sure they get top dollar for their paper.