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INVESTTHIS EP 71: Real Estate Note Investing Made Easy

Real estate note investing allows me the freedom to move to Paris for three months if I wish because all I need for work is a laptop. -Richard Thornton

Richard Thornton has been in real estate investing for over 30 years. He started in mortgage banking for large commercial properties. As the boutique companies like his started being bought up by big banks, Richard sold his company with an $8B portfolio. He then moved into investing in senior living projects. Due to the changing landscape, and REITs grabbing everything they could, Richard started looking at note investing. Four years later, he is the Managing Partner of American Note Capital and more than happy with his decision. He enjoys that he is helping people that otherwise wouldn’t qualify for a loan.

Note investing can be a bit tricky, but not when Richard discusses it! By the end of today’s episode, you will be armed with all you need to start your own journey into real estate note investing. We also discuss the importance of being recession-proof, creative financing, partial notes, and how to prepare to avoid future defaults.

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Richard Thornton Information:

American Note Capital

American Note Capital YouTube Channel


American Note Capital Facebook

Maximizing Wealth Facebook Group

Phone: 510-918-9001


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More Information on Creative Financing

#INVESTTHIS Episode 51: The Art of Creative Financing with Andrew LeBaron


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About the author, Scott

Scott is an energetic and health conscious Real Estate Entrepreneur. A transplant from the state of Iowa, he has excelled in business from his very first venture. Entrepreneurship has come naturally for Scott, as he started his first company at the age of 17. He studied at the University of Iowa with degrees in Business Communication and Entrepreneurial Management, also studying Health Promotion with an emphasis in Nutrition before moving to Arizona to dominate in his Real Estate career.

Starting off in residential retail Real Estate sales with Keller Williams Realty and closing $2.2M in volume his first 12 months, he quickly realized being a realtor was not for him. Since then, he has moved into the investment space flipping over 150 residential transactions and building a portfolio of rental properties with over $20,000,000 in closed volume to date. He is also the host of the #INVESTTHIS Podcast, interviewing only the elite of Real Estate Investors for his listeners. Now with his knowledge and experience, he is moving into larger investment opportunities in multi-family and commercial Real Estate, focusing on building strong relationships with his investors, providing solid returns, and building wealth for his family.

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