ILAB 84 – Note Investing 101, with Dave Van Horn

“We’re all in the note business; it’s just that a lot of times we don’t realize that.”

Dave Van Horn

Dave Van Horn is the President and CEO of PPR Note Co., a company that brings investors unique opportunities to create passive income through investing in real estate notes. He is an expert in the real estate business with over 30 years of experience as licensed Realtor, Real Estate Investor, and Fundraiser.

On this episode, Dave discusses the basic fundamentals of Note Investing including where and how to invest in it. He explains what a note is and how to profit from it. He shares his own venture from the real estate industry to the note business. You may not know what a note is; but after listening to this episode, you will understand how everyone is involved in this business.

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ILAB 84 Show Notes

Where we are:

Sam – Brazil

Johnny – Chiang Mai



Dave’s Company:

Free ebook:



Rich Dad Poor Dad



ILAB 77 – Turney Real Estate Investing vs. REITs



ArtofFX – start with just a $10,000 account (reduced from $25,000)

Fundrise – start with only $1,000 into their REIT funds (non-accredited investors OK)

PeerStreet – get a 1% yield bump on your first loan

Wealthfront – get your first $15,000 managed free

Betterment – get up to 1 year managed free


Time Stamps:

01:02 – How he got into Note Investing?

08:29 – Buying notes vs. owning physical properties

10:36 – Basic definition of a Note

13:24 – Everyone’s role in the note business

14:20 – First notes he got involved in

15:31 – Individual investor to Institutional

16:25 – Where to acquire Notes?

16:44 – Classes of Notes

17:27 – Typical yields of the Notes

25:34 – What to do with non-performing Notes?

27:51 – What to know when starting in Note Investing?

31:45 – PPR’s fund premium returns

34:17 – How to invest in products on PPR?

39:47 – Difference between loan and mortgage


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