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42: Scott Carson on note investing and preparing for market disruption in 2022

Most people understand the world of rental properties, house flips, and other common real estate investments. But there is another little-known niche that provides strong cash flow and profits without most of the headaches: note investing.

My guest today is Scott Carson from Austin Texas. Scott has been an active real estate investor and entrepreneur since 2002, focused on the niche of distressed mortgage investing where he has purchased over $1 Billion in distressed debt on residential and commercial property.

Scott and I had a great chat which covered:

  • How he started lending to investors during the 2004-2008 boom

  • The subsequent crash and his pivot to buying loans instead of selling them

  • A deep dive into his first few note investments

  • His epic three year road trip around the US

  • How he built a grassroots following for note enthusiasts

  • The pros and cons of note investing vs real estate investing

  • Scotts take on the massive changes in real estate on the horizon

  • Actionable tips on how to learn more about passive and active note investing

Contact Scott (Type "Colin" to get it for free)


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