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One of the benefits that our clients have when choosing Revolve Capital is we purchase bank direct delinquent loans directly from Top Tier 1 banks and sell these same loans to our investors. By purchasing these delinquent loans from Revolve Capital, you have the opportunity to become the bank. This creates a passive income investment play with many more exit strategies available vs traditional real estate investing.

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The Secret to Buying Notes and Who You Choose to Invest With

One of the more common problems that we repeatedly see in the real estate industry, whether it be traditional real estate investing or investing in the distressed note industry, is that investors are hesitant to purchase outside of their own backyard. Sure, investing in your own city has the benefit of driving to the property, seeing the condition of the home, looking at the neighborhood or seeing the crime area. Even these seemingly “beneficial advantages” have drawbacks. Ultimately, you are still using your valuable time and resources to complete these tasks. There are ways that you can work smarter instead of working harder, and the many benefits extend farther than simply “living within driving proximity to your investment property”.

The secret to buying notes and which investment company you choose to utilize is within their network of vendors.

Over the last ten years of our experience, we have cut our teeth on utilizing many different companies on exercising the day-to-day needs of the business. National vendors that can run title, national vendors that have access to 65,000 real estate agents across all 50 states that within a 3 day period can get you back pictures (exteriors or interiors depending on the occupancy) within 3-5 days. Simply put, having an extended nationwide network of vendors allows you to scale your business, increase your profit margin and become a more passive investor. If you’re wondering how you have come to the right place.

Increase Opportunity

Using national vendor databases will increase the opportunity to invest outside of your own backyard. For example, if you’re in California then the discounts that the banks are selling distressed loans are much less than either Michigan or Ohio.

If you have the right ecosystem in place, which we give to you here at Revolve Capital Group, to help you turn a profit quicker…. investing outside of your own backyard almost feels normal. We’re located in Anaheim, CA and most of our product is in the mid-west and the East coast. That is not just by design, it’s because the discounts are far greater in that part of our country and our national vendors give us the ability to expand our investment portfolio to areas that provide steeper investment discounts.

Decrease Responsibility

National vendors assist with big tasks such as making the cold-calls, taking the property photos or even construction needs for home rehabilitation and renovation. Simultaneously, the same thing goes for smaller tasks such as documentation. At the end of the day, most investors do not want to house the documents in their personal files that their children, wives, or even a potential natural disaster can effect. Having those documents at a company that can take on the responsibility of storing those and inventory those. By allowing them to file your documents you will decrease personal responsibility… and ultimately you can free up your resources and focus in other areas, such as growing your investments.

Defer Accountability 

Allowing the vendor to be the direct contact for the homeowner will defer accountability. What is your plan regarding who will communicate with the homeowner? Who will make the cold calls? Who will adjust the interest rates? By using a vendor you can take the pressure off yourself and defer these tasks to a servicer.

These vendors, as a part of the on vetting process of bringing you aboard, will determine your needs by going through a KYC (know-your-customer) evaluation. To use an analogy, comparing a landlord to a renter is the same thing that could happen from a lien lord (or note holder) to an occupant/homeowner. If the loan goes from non-performing to re-performing then these vendors will handle that entire process at your instruction. At times, you may not want to give too low an interest rate. They may have been asking 8% interest rate and they’re asking for a 4% interest rate and the vendor will come back to you (the owner of that deal) and ask your approval and proceed per your requests. In this example, you may consider that 4% is far too low, even lower than today’s 30-year fixed interest rate. Therefore you might deny the interest reduction. The KYC evaluation allows you to get to know the vendor, and the vendor to get to know you and your wishes for your investments.

Allow Scalability

The price point to utilize a servicer is nominal in the swing of things, and using outside sources can allow scalability for your investments. Ultimately, it’s less a function of finance and more a function of time. We believe if you have a full-time job and you invested in real estate on the side, you absolutely need to be accessing vendors because that’s a scalable way to do business. It’s a scalable way for you to have a side investment vehicle. If you would prefer to do this full-time, then you could still quarterback the vendor to carry out the decisions that you’re making but they’ll come from your instruction. Otherwise, if you do it as an alternate business (or as a side business) the vendors will take your instruction, but they will be working nine-to-five every single day. The vendor could be working your files with or without your instruction essentially.

Facilitate Functionality

Vendors have experience, knowledge, and resources available to facilitate functionality. By becoming a more passive investor and taking a step back to allow the vendors to take care of the process start-to-finish you are essentially allowing the backend duties to function optimally. Your work-flow will be streamlined and with everything being directed by the vendor, you can focus your attention to other aspects of your business. However, if you would prefer to learn, roll up your sleeves, and do it all yourself then you also have the opportunity as well and the vendor will allow you to do that. Depending on how “fast you want to dive the boat” is how fast the captain will give you the wheel to take over.

We believe one of the single most important factors you need to take into consideration when choosing the right company for you to invest with lies within their network of vendors. By utilizing outside resources, you can benefit from increasing opportunity, decreasing personal responsibility, deferring accountability, allowing scalability, and facilitating functionality.

 

Our vendor network is something that we give our clients that is a tried and true test over the last 10 years of companies that carry out the infrastructure of this business. Unfortunately, there are not too many firms, companies or note sellers that will instruct you on who to use as a vendor to operate this business. They expect you to already have that handled. The mindset of “you’re already coming to us for product so you should already have your ducks in a row”. There is not an “educational book” out there that teaches everybody A-Z. This is why we tried to separate ourselves by offering this network of vendors/servicers for free.

Now you can play a part in the exact systems we have put in place to create Revolve Capital Group. So you can feel comfortable expanding your investments using our established national vendor network.

Smart Investing | Where to Buy Distressed Notes -and- What is Your ROI?

What is Your ROI?

We always hear terms like ROI or what is your “standard ROI”…. “Return-on-Investment”

If you watch shows like Million Dollar Listing or Flip or Flop, you might notice investors paying .80 or .90 cents on the dollar for their investment properties, which comes with all the glitz and the glamour.

Instead, you could learn to purchase deals we are selling nationwide on a consistent basis for .50 or .60 cents on the dollar. For example, we just had a deal worth $140,000 and it’s on the market now for $90,000. That’s .60 cents on the dollar. Why would you go out and pay $120,000 or $130,000 for that exact same property?

My question is… What is your ROI?

Learn more now by visiting our Getting Started to see how you can obtain these deals and our available inventory.

Keep the Ball Rolling with 6 Creative Exit Strategies

When our clients purchase a distressed mortgage note, they generally have an idea of what they plan to do with the note. However, like with any plan, sometimes things do not pan out as expected. You may not be able to get ahold of the homeowner, you may not be able to come to a financial agreement or you may want to foreclose but after hearing the story of the family you decide to work with them to keep them in their home because you choose the ethical investing route. If you purchase a distressed mortgage note that does not align with your original game plan, there are multiple exit strategies available to keep the ball rolling. After all, you are now the bank and the ball is in your court.

One key benefit when investing in the note industry is you are not “married” to any note. If it is not working you have options…

Keep Circulating Your Investments

If you purchase a portfolio of loans, you might have (for example), 8 non-performing and 8 re-performing loans. Your original plan was to renegotiate the terms with the homeowner, however, you could not come to an agreement with 4 of those loans to start paying again. Now that you have 4 loans that do not align with your initial investment strategy, did you know you actually have the option to put those loans back on the market? You can either sell the loans privately or find a broker to sell the deals for you. When purchasing one of our bank direct assets, it is not uncommon to receive 20-40% ROI. Meaning, you are still potentially able to turn a profit. Whichever you choose, if you play the game right you can grow capital while circulating your investments.

Utilize a Creative Exit Strategy Approach

Before deciding to continue circulating your investments by selling off your loan, you can also choose to take an alternative or unconventional approach.

If you keep up with our educational blog posts, we tend to compare the traditional real estate industry vs. the distressed real estate industry. Typically, a traditional single-family home real estate investor has two main exit strategies. You are either going to decide 1) Am I going to put money into this property and dump a bunch of money with my contractors/construction crew, then renovate this as low as possible so I can eventually re-flip it and turn a little profit, then rinse and repeat and do this over and over again -or- 2) Am I going to clean this property up a little bit and create a rental play as a landlord.

By putting a new spin on the way you invest, you are talking about buying distressed notes (the mortgage debt). Generally, you have about 5 or 6 exit strategies to start with, then there could potentially be more depending on if you are a short-term investor looking for capital growth, or are you a long-term investor looking for consistent passive income.

What creative exit strategies are available to you?

  1. You can try to avoid foreclosure altogether
  2. You can convince the homeowner that foreclosure will affect their credit for the next 7 years, and to avoid it you will rid the debt entirely if they sign the deed over to you. You could even offer the homeowner a first and last months rent at a new place, this is called a deed-in-lieu or cash for keys
  3. You can convince the homeowner that we can do a short sale on the home and approve it within 48 hours
  4. You can give the homeowner a modification that allows them to stay in the home and continue to pay
  5. You can work a deal with the homeowners friends/family members to purchase the home at a reduced payoff, and the homeowner will make subsequent payments to the friend/family member which they will then be off the hook with you
  6. You can work with the homeowner if they went ahead and filed bankruptcy
The Ball is in Your Court When You are the Bank

When you purchase these bank direct assets, you can make these kinds of decisions. The ball is in your court when you are the bank. Furthermore, these are the same offerings that the bank can offer its customers but because they have not set up an infrastructure to carry out loss mitigation and debt collection loans that they originated, it is not in their business model to offer creative financing. The quarterback doesn’t run down the field and catch it. The functionalities are separate. At this point, a firm like Revolve Capital would come in and alleviate the bank’s issue by not being able to collect on a debt that is not paying them. We offer the bank a bump above 0, which clearly is an incentive for them to sell it.

There are a handful of different ways that we can look at buying a mortgage for a steep discount. Depending on which route we want to take, all of those routes mentioned to you are profitable and if you bought that loan for $50K, but it is worth $100K, all of the routes we just walked through would sell that deal for much higher than the $50K price you bought it for.

When you are “the bank”, the sky is the limit because you do not have traditional or expected rules to follow, you can utilize a creative exit strategies… and if you decide the deal you purchased from us is not panning out how you expected there is the option to sell the whole loan (private party or with the use of a broker) and keep circulating your investments, then move on to the next portfolio of assets.

Keep the ball rolling by expanding your note investments. If you’re interested in expanding your note portfolio and utilizing creative exit strategies, get started now by clicking here.

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