DIFFERENT KINDS TRUST DEED INVESTMENTS
As real estate investments vary, so can opportunities for trust deed investing. All notes are not made equal and have varying levels of risks. From land, mobile, rentals, and flips, properties can vary greatly, depending on your investing goals you may find different types of notes work best for you!
You can invest in deeds of trust for many different types of loan types and positions, as well as property types.
Types of Trusts Deeds Investments Are A Combination of the Following:
- Secured Loans
- Unsecured Loans
- Private Loans
- Institutional Loans
- First Position Loans
- Second Position Loans
These terms are used to identify the type of mortgages tied to properties. Secured mortgages have tangible assets tied to the loan, such as the real estate property itself. Unsecured loans are not tied to a particular asset. Additionally, Depending on who you purchase the loan from may qualify it as a private loan (from a hard money lender, or private money lender) or a credit union or bank.
The most common trust deed investment type is often secured residential properties as they offer the least amount of risks. Before you start investing in notes, make sure you know how to identify a good trust deed investment before you apply. If you work with a reputable mortgage broker you can easily find a trust deed that works for your goals.
HOW TO FIND MORTGAGE NOTE BROKERS
Once you have identified the trust deed investments that work best for you, you can begin your search for deeds of trusts to invest in. Mortgage note brokers will be able to easily match an Arizona deed of trust to your investment goals. You can easily find a mortgage note broker in a variety of ways.
3 Places To Find Mortgage Note Brokers:
- Local Bank: You can easily find a mortgage note broker at any local bank. They will share their portfolio of deeds to invest in but local banks may be harder to approve your note buyer application and a slower process.
- Find A Mortgage Note Broker Online: If you have certain locations, or deed requirements, working with online mortgage note brokers is a great way to have more options for your investing. You can easily apply, find, and invest in Arizona deeds of trust online. Many large platforms offer online trust deed investments.
- Note Funds: You can also start trust deed investing through note funds. Commonly these are offered by private equity funds or hedge funds. Through a note fund, you can invest in multiple notes with a group of investors.
Mortgage note brokers will work with you to find the notes that offer the best return on investment and match your investment goals. Choosing the right method is key to aligning with your goals.
SIMPLE INVESTING GUIDELINES
Now that we have covered the basics of trust deed investing, follow these steps to start your first investment.
Step 1 – Find A Mortgage Note Broker
As we covered above, finding the right note is key to trust deed investing. When you invest in a deed of trust, finding the right notes is key.
To find the right deed of trust, you need to find a mortgage note broker that aligns with your ideal property price, and type of real estate. Different lenders will offer a variety of property types and prices. Once you find a broker that aligns with your investment strategy you can apply.
Step 2 – Applying and Underwriting
After finding the right mortgage note broker, you will apply to note investing. This will require some of your information, such as the ideal price range, investment history, and type of property. Some may require proof of funds or collateral.
After the broker approves your application you can review and select a note to purchase.
Step 3 – Purchasing and Earning From The Note
Once You are approved for your note, a broker will send you a selection of active notes to choose from. These loan overviews will be short fact sheets with the following information about the property and loan:
- Property description
- Loan amount
- Loan-to-value ratio
- Annual interest rate
- Duration of loan
- Exit strategy
This valuable information is crucial for selecting a trust deed to invest in. After a deed of trust is selected, the borrower purchases the note and starts earning on the interest right away. It’s that easy!