Discover the Original Realty Magazine

I remember hearing a story in my youth about two burly lumberjacks that had bragged they were the fastest tree fallers in the state. After all, living in the Pacific Northwest we heard lots of lumberjack stories. Both were large, strong men and knew their way around an axe and timber country. Wanting to settle the debate, they were challenged to compete and settle the question. The time was set, the large fir trees were chosen, identical in every way. Both men showed up, and to make it fair, were provided identical axes. The whistle blew and they were off. The first large man went straight to the tree and started flailing with everything he had. The second man went over to a nearby stump, sat down, and started sharpening the head of the axe. He spent a good hour sharpening the head of the axe while the other man continued to whack away, stopping only to wipe his brow and take a drink of cool water. Eventually the second man, the one that took an hour just sharpening the blade, finally stepped up to his designated tree and methodically started chopping. His axe dug deep into that fir tree, and before long he had toppled that tree, way before the other guy. The moral of this story is that every once in a while, you need to stop and sharpen your blade.

I just spent the last 4 days sharpening my axe. (Well, not so much on Thursday. I was at my job.) This past four days I was a camper at NoteCAMP 5.0. Over 500 folks from across the country participated in what could be the largest online note conference in the country. I was able to garner some new ideas, best practices and network with other campers during the conference. In addition, I was honored to be a presenter at the conference. On Saturday at noon PDT, I presented about an hour and a half about my approach to my business. If you would like to view my presentation, you can find it at this link:

Link to My Presentation

Apparently, I'm doing things right, as I had many people reach out to me after my presentation to thank me for my information. While I am not trying to brag, I do receive the accolades as confirmation I am approaching the business in the right way. 

  • Looking for investment quality note assets
  • Working to keep borrowers in their homes
  • Providing great returns to my investors
These are the three things foremost as I approach every asset for consideration. My entire business model is made up of systems and processes, being refined continually. That is why participating in an event like NoteCAMP is so essential. 

Coming this weekend, I am again participating in some axe sharpening as I travel to Cape Coral, Florida for a Note Mastermind event. Over 50 like-minded note investors will be set apart for 3 days of training, networking and looking at assets. This will be my third time I've participated in this Mastermind, and every time I come away changed, improved, sharpened, and with a fistful of new assets to research. This will be good, and you can be the beneficiary.

Before we leave in the wee hours of Thursday morning, I've still got some other note work to complete. A few bills to pay, follow up on 3 bids I submitted last week, and a couple of new tapes to start my due diligence. Understand this: my sense of urgency is renewed.

Thanks for reading. Opportunity awaits. The returns are imminent. Plus, I have some wood chips to sweep up. Oh, and should you like to hear more about passively investing in promissory notes secured by real estate assets, let's find a log to sit on and chat.
Cody Cox

Views: 1


You need to be a member of REALTY411 to add comments!

Join REALTY411


Our investment publication is owned by active real estate investors. Our free educational network was created to help readers grow wealth.


What kind of deals are you doing right now? We want to know!

Started by Realty411 Magazine. Last reply by Hanni G. Oct 19, 2010. 9 Replies

Tell us what kind of deals you are doing right now? What is succeeding in today's market for you?We want to know all about it! Our goal is to help others with our knowledge.Thanks!Continue

Save up to $9,600 for every employee you hire.

Started by Larry Potter. Last reply by Larry Potter Jun 20, 2017. 1 Reply

Hello,Keeping businesses informed of new or expanded Federal Tax Programs is very important to us. We’ve identified a tax credit that Client Company immediately qualifies for and want to reach out to you personally.This program falls under the…Continue

Tags: Stryde, Solutions, GMC, Credit, Tax

Unsecured USA Business Lines - Funding in 10-15 days

Started by Larry Potter. Last reply by tyree mcIntyre Jul 15, 2013. 1 Reply

* $50K- $100K or More* No collateral required* No financial or tax returns* We work…Continue

Tags: lines, funding, business, unsecured


Started by Daniel Williams. Last reply by Samuel Rodriguez Jun 16, 2012. 1 Reply

We have the right funding for YOU!WE FINANCE... Golf Course~Shopping Centers~Self Storage Units~Multi Family/Apartments Buildings~Construction~Office Buildings~Gas Stations~Refinance~Resturants~Funeral Homes~Hotels/Motels~Hotels Resorts and…Continue

New Fannie Mae Guidelines - IF YOU BUY FORECLOSURES, this is YOU!

Started by Chris Donaldson. Last reply by Ben Van Gaasbeek Jun 10, 2010. 1 Reply

We got this news yesterday and thought I would share with anyone who has not seen the release.  Title Defect – Mortgage Loans Secured by Properties Subject to Unexpired Redemption PeriodCertain state laws provide for a "redemption period" after a…Continue

Tags: Guidelines, Fannie

How can we help you in reaching your investment goals.

Started by Realty411 Magazine Dec 19, 2017. 0 Replies

Hello Everyone;Please let us know what we can do to help you in reaching your real estate goals.Thanks and have a nice day.Linda PliagasREALTY411Continue

© 2018   Created by Realty411 Magazine.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service