Aaron Chapman

  • Aaron Chapman has been in the finance industry since 1997. His clientele ranges from first-time home buyers to those investing in multiple properties for long-term cashflow. He is presently ranked #14 in an industry of more than 300,000 licensed loan originators.

Aaron's Resident Expert Courses

Think Realty Podcast #306 – Life, Business, Legacy
Resident Expert Course: Financial Strategies for Market Corrections
From their respective skillsets, several of our Think Realty Resident Experts detail different financial strategies to navigate market corrections and mitigate the impacts of inflation and other economic upheavals.

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Think Realty Podcast #306 – Life, Business, Legacy

Think Realty Podcast #306 – Life, Business, Legacy

Everyone wants to leave a legacy, but what are you really leaving your family? Eddie sat down with Aaron Chapman from SecurityNational Mortgage to take a deep dive on how he is working so hard to create a legacy and make sure the next generation has a chance to succeed ...
What’s Really in the Stop Predatory Investment Bill?

What’s Really in the Stop Predatory Investment Bill?

| Article | Legislation
We must ensure the bill does not contain unintended consequences for small real estate investors. Senate Democrats have proposed new legislation referred to as the Stop Predatory Investment Act. On the surface, it does look like something that could be beneficial to the real estate investor as well as the ...
Think Realty Podcast #284 – Play the Game the Way the Game Was Built

Think Realty Podcast #284 – Play the Game the Way the Game Was Built

| Podcast | Market & Trends
To say the capital markets are crazy would be an understatement, so Eddie sat down with longtime friend and Think Realty member, Aaron Chapman from Security National Mortgage Company, to discuss his thoughts on the current market. They chat about if the market is going to be turbulent in the ...
Module 4 – Calculate the Cost of Inflation

Module 4 – Calculate the Cost of Inflation

00:30:11 | Resident Expert Aaron Chapman teaches you how to calculate the effects of inflation on long term debt. Many speak on long term leverage as being a hedge against inflation, but no one puts numbers to it. Not only does Aaron discuss the numbers in the presentation, but you ...
Think Realty Podcast #234 – It’s the Nation of Inflation!

Think Realty Podcast #234 – It’s the Nation of Inflation!

| Podcast | Funding
Our guest and lender extraordinaire Aaron Chapman, is taking us on a deep dive of inflation and how it is affecting the lending industry. Plus he’ll talk about his app where you can see how much you’re really paying for what you borrowed. For more information and to contact Aaron, ...
How Real Estate Investors Can Benefit from Inflation

How Real Estate Investors Can Benefit from Inflation

| Article | Investment Strategy
What do you think the current rate of inflation is? I start every conversation with investors with that question. Much too often I hear “2%-3%” in response. A common number in recent years, that number is now quite a distance from the “official” numbers. Let’s take a look at how ...
Hot Housing Market Predictions

Hot Housing Market Predictions

| Article | Sponsored
According to the research of my friend Marco Santarelli of Norada Real Estate Investments, as of April 2020, “There is probably no hotter market right now than Kansas City, Missouri. A large, prosperous, self-sufficient, and culturally rich city, which has seen a continuous rise in its employment, directly impacting the ...
Inflation and Investments

Inflation and Investments

| Article | Sponsored
The last article discussed how inflation can benefit the properly leveraged real estate investor. Now, let’s go deeper. I lead into every conversation regarding the benefits of inflation by asking investors what they think the current rate of inflation is. Often, I hear “two to three percent,” which is not ...
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Evaluating the Numbers

| Article | Sponsored
As described in the December 2019 article, I worked with Dr. John Abernathy, Accounting Professor at Kennesaw State University to create a tool to calculate how inflation impacts compound interest. It is reasonable that when entertaining financing a property, one looks at interest and how much they might be forced ...
Longer-Loans

Evaluating the Numbers

| Article | Sponsored
I am often asked about what options we as a company offer to the real estate investor. What methods do I use to aid in the rapid success of the real estate investor? I encourage people to set aside previous thoughts associated with acquisition of real estate from the consumer ...
Great-Thinkers

Great Thinkers

| Article | Topics
My goal is to provide the best information I have gathered since starting in the real estate finance industry in 1997. I have spent years personally working to improve my outlook and intellect. I have heard many of those considered to be the great thinkers of our present and past, ...
Compound-Interest

Evaluating the Numbers

| Article | Sponsored
In the past few editions we touched on the mindset of the leveraged real estate investor and a method of evaluating an investment in two parts. Now, we land on what in my opinion is the ability to use economic circumstance to nullify the effects of what Einstein called the “8th ...
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Top of Mind

| Article | Funding
One would think a crowd of hundreds would be the place where an opportunity for personal time doesn’t exist, but it seems the larger the crowd, the more alone one can feel. I’ve experienced entering a room full of professionals and have found I can have plenty of alone time ...
SecurityNationalMortgage_Featured

Evaluating the Numbers

| Article | Sponsored
Last month’s article left you wondering about maintenance and vacancy and how that impacts the numbers discussed. If the investor as the CEO of their new real estate investment firm makes the right decision with respect to buying the right property, and working with the right property management, is it ...
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Evaluating the Numbers

| Article | Sponsored
I am a very simple person and use basic principles in all facets of life and business. Wanting to find a more elementary way to evaluate I started looking at the very basic numbers on a potential investment property purchase. I believe the 30-year fixed loan to be the greatest ...
Appraisals-MLS

Appraisals and the MLS

by Aaron Chapman and Marco Santarelli The world of real estate finance is riddled with varied forms of verification. Since taking someone at their word has been jeopardized by the unscrupulous, having a disinterested third party verify the data has become the standard. Most of this third-party data is based ...
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The Lending Partnership

| Article | Sponsored
When a real estate investor experiences the shift in mindset from consumer to business owner, the investor becomes vastly different from the average home buyer. Your new or expanding business is based on the ownership of cash-flowing assets. No longer are you spending money for a commodity. No longer are ...