EP266 Investing in Notes and Helping Homeowners Stay In Their Homes During a Pandemic with Martin Saenz


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According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, the delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one to four-unit residential properties has reached the highest level since 2010, when we were deep into the great recession. As of November 2020, over 7.6% of borrowers are 90 days or more behind on paying their mortgage. In the midst of this national crisis, what effect is this having on investors who own and service their notes.

And how are these investors working with their borrowers to provide forbearance and other options to keep people in their homes?

Here to discuss the state of note investing during a pandemic is a real thought leader in the mortgage note investment industry. Martin Saenz brings social good into smart investing through his company Bequest Funds which acquires and profits from performing and distressed mortgages. He has directly helped over a thousand families stay in their homes, and countless more through the influence of his mentorship.

Today Martin is going to discuss how he’s working with his borrowers to help them avoid foreclosure, the types of note opportunities he’s investing in, what he’s expecting to happen in the next 12 months, and the $50 Million fund he’s building to acquire more assets.

Martin shares a lot of great investment knowledge that I know you’ll benefit from. You can find out more about Martin through his websites:



Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.


And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and medicare benefits.


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