Private mortgages investing has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry, becoming an important fixed-income vehicle for many investors with their personal funds, equity, and self-directed IRA accounts. Private mortgage investing is not for the get- rich-quick type of person, but it is proof that good things come to those who wait; you can comfortably double your money every four to six years. This market allows investors to earn substantially higher yields - while offering the security of real property to back the loan.Whether you are an experienced real estate professional, new to investing, interested in diversifying your portfolio, or simply tired of trusting stockbrokers and fund managers with your money, this book is for you. Private mortgage investing offers an alternative to traditional forms of investment. This comprehensive guide provides detailed information on how to put your money to work in a relatively safe investment with a high return.