What is a Trust Deed?

When a loan is completed on a home, there are two parts to the transaction: the Promissory Note and the Deed of Trust. This Deed of Trust is also referred to as a ‘Trust Deed’ and is a Recorded ownership interest in a property. This Trust Deed is the legal document that shows who is due to get paid on the ‘promissory note’ that is on a property.

In other words, A Trust Deed is a security instrument which gives the lender an interest in the property the borrower has pledged as security for the performance of a promissory note. Simply stated, when one invests in a loan, the collateral is real estate secured by the Deed of Trust recorded in the County where the property is located.

Mortgage Vintage provides investors the opportunities to participate as a lender of record in a property through a whole or fractionalized investment. A whole or fractionalized interest is an investment usually secured by a single property.