Bike Homes – Who is Bike Homes

As we recently hit our 100 subscriber milestone on YouTube and were able to change our URL to include Bike Homes, we started reviewing our channel and realized we never really put out a video about who Bike Homes is. So we decided to commemorate our 100+ subscriber milestone, we would put together this little [...]

By | 2017-04-23T10:55:19-04:00 March 15th, 2017|Bike Homes Information|Comments Off on Bike Homes – Who is Bike Homes

Get Comfortable Not Being Comfortable

This past week I attended a Software conference in Toronto, Canada and while I was there I had the Opportunity to attend an invitation only Women in Technology Luncheon.  When I was sent the invite, I knew nothing about the speaker, Michele Romanow, but the fact that it was a Women in Technology luncheon, [...]

By | 2017-07-17T19:53:57-04:00 July 17th, 2017|Self Directed IRAs and Investing|Comments Off on Get Comfortable Not Being Comfortable

Can the Mortgage Crisis Happen Again

  You might remember the subprime mortgage crisis that began around 2007 and might be wondering to yourself if that could ever happen again.  I have been reading and researching lately about mortgage default rates and trends which leaves me wondering if the United States could ever have a mortgage crisis like the one [...]

By | 2017-07-17T19:32:31-04:00 June 27th, 2017|Bike Homes Information|Comments Off on Can the Mortgage Crisis Happen Again

Did you know you could lose your house if you don’t pay your water bill?

Some of you may recall that last week we talked about HOAs taking advantage of Mortgage servicers and how we need to make sure we include HOA fees as part of our due diligence process.  Well, that really got me thinking and hence wondering how utility liens affect our process of note investing.  So, naturally, [...]

By | 2017-07-17T19:55:00-04:00 June 19th, 2017|Bike Homes Information, Due Diligence|Comments Off on Did you know you could lose your house if you don’t pay your water bill?

HOA Fees and Due Diligence

As a note investor, we are always performing due diligence when we are preparing to bid on assets.  We at Bike Homes, have a comprehensive process we use when we do our due diligence process.  I recently read an article on DSNews about Home Owner’s Associations (HOAs) that are taking advantage of mortgage servicers that [...]

By | 2017-07-17T19:55:43-04:00 June 14th, 2017|Bike Homes Information, Due Diligence, Mortgage|Comments Off on HOA Fees and Due Diligence

Riding a Century Ride and Investing in Notes

As you may know, we at Bike Homes are avid cyclists.  So this week, we decided to compare riding in your first century ride with investing in your first note. So you might be asking yourself, what does a Beginning or 1st Bicycle Century Ride have to do with Note Investing.  If you are new [...]

By | 2017-07-17T19:56:14-04:00 May 3rd, 2017|Bike Homes Information, Due Diligence, Exit Strategies, Mortgage|Comments Off on Riding a Century Ride and Investing in Notes

5 Mistakes to Avoid in Due Diligence

5 Mistakes to Avoid in Due Diligence that I learned from my Mastermind Group Some of you that have been following us may know that Stacey and I belong to a Note investing Mastermind Group. This Mastermind Group is lead by Scott Carson and is made up of serious note investors who have gone through [...]

By | 2017-07-17T19:57:05-04:00 March 1st, 2017|Due Diligence, Mastermind Events|Comments Off on 5 Mistakes to Avoid in Due Diligence

Baseball & Notes??? What do they have in Common?

Baseball and Notes - What ever do they have in common Pitchers and catchers reported February 15, 2017 for the Washington Nationals and the rest of the team reported on the 18th to prepare for the opening day, which by the way is just about a month and a half from now. So the sound [...]

By | 2017-07-17T19:57:31-04:00 February 28th, 2017|Due Diligence, Exit Strategies, Mortgage, Self Directed IRAs and Investing|Comments Off on Baseball & Notes??? What do they have in Common?

Give Your IRA a Special Valentine’s Day Present

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we wanted to talk about how you can use your IRA to give yourself a special Valentine’s Day present. Do you have an IRA with your job?  Have you left a job recently and started a new job?  Have you retired?  Do you have a savings or retirement plan?  Would [...]

By | 2017-04-23T10:59:23-04:00 February 10th, 2017|Self Directed IRAs and Investing|Comments Off on Give Your IRA a Special Valentine’s Day Present