The lack of confidence, the uncertainty of a future in real estate investing, inability to make out if a deal is good or not, these are situations that most new real estate investors and those with very little experience find themselves in. If you were to ask why then the answer is the lack of education. Learning in real estate is just as important as learning in other fields. These are when a Real Estate Investing Mentor can make sense.

While it is not possible for a newbie to suddenly accumulate experience, it best to have an experienced person help. Knowledge of a good real estate investing mentor will help you stick your neck out for good deals and sign them as they come. It will also help walk away when you know a deal is not good. A good mentor will not only help you at that instant, but he will also prepare you for the future.

While new investors also indulge in some self-learning, they find the knowledge is not very useful as they can’t apply it. A Real Estate Investing Mentor can help you to put to use the knowledge that you have acquired.

Investing in real estate is not just about money. There is more to it. How successful you are, depends on the kind of reputation that you build. A good mentor will be able to guide you on how you have to project yourself at any given time to get the most of the situation. Today, mentors insist on building a reputation on the internet as well as in the real world.

The importance of having mentor should not make you for settle of anything but the best. You should find a person who has experience in your area, done the kind of deals you do. Since real estate is not the same everywhere, not every person who teaches can help you.

Your mentor should go out in the field with you to work on things real time. You should discuss every deal with him and weigh it before you seal it. The importance of a mentor can never be underestimated. Several of them would vouch that having mentors would bring more success than what you get working on your own.

Choosing a real estate investing mentor

Once you have decided that real estate mentoring is right for you, you should find a knowledgeable individual or company that provides mentoring services. Pay attention to what type of mentoring is included and what type of help and aid is provided and make sure that the services included cover what you need help with. For instance, if you are primarily concerned with working out cash flow numbers and finding tenants for your units, you’ll want a mentor who offers you assistance in these areas. Whenever possible, of course, it is best to find a mentor with a broad range of experts who can help you with all issues that may come up.

The number one key to being successful in real estate investing is?

To understand what you are there to do!

From our experience, this is the most critical phase.  If you have a clear plan it is easier to deploy capital while still operating within a margin of safety.

The SWFL REIA is the premier place to understand what you are here to do, in relation to real estate investing! We look forward to meeting you at a meeting soon!
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