Email Question: What Do You Think About Mentors?

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I’ve been asked quite a few times what I thought about getting a mentor or finding a coaching program.  The main concern for those that are asking is it worth the money to join the flip vips or other coaching programs offered by various people.  Most recently one of my blog readers Zac asked me this very question and after I took some time to reply to his email I thought it would be a great idea to post my …

I’m not used to houses like these

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I first wanted to say thank you to all those people who wished me a Happy Birthday this past weekend.  It was incredible to see the 40+ wishes on Facebook that I got, considering I only got a handful last year.  I must have been a nicer person this time around..haha!  Thanks everyone, you made my day. On Saturday I woke up early and met Jon (my coach) in Linden to take a look at some houses in order for …

Money Making Activities vs Non Money Making Activities

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One of the most difficult parts of becoming a real estate investor is making sure you are always limiting your activities to those that will make you money.  Many times I get caught up with things such as working on my blog or wasting to much time trying to come up with the perfect probate letter.  It’s very easy to trick yourself into thinking you are being productive when in fact you are just doing busy work. I tend to …

Finding Buyers The Obvious Way

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Every week my coach and I are going to be identifying some action items I must complete before our next accountability call the following Monday.  This method really works well for me as I’ve been trying to do the same thing for myself since a started.  The only problem was that the person holding me accountable was myself.  Now I’m pretty good at following through with what I say I’m going to do, but it’s so very easy to put …

Why am I getting Homework?

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What a busy week this has been!  I had barely any time to rest and relax between working my full time job, having to put my mailers together (106 this time), going to real estate meetings on Wednesday and Thursday and with school starting up and traffic season commencing, it took me forever to get home from work and to the REI meetings.  I dislike this time of year on so many levels…. End of Summer School Starts (I know …

Does Networking Really Pay Off?

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By reading the title  you probably thought that I had a deal come my way through my networking channels.  Unfortunately that is not the direction this post is going to take.  What I’m getting at is that I can officially say I have a coach. Over the summer I’ve continually offered up my website development “skills” at my real estate meetings in order to help myself build relationships with other successful investors.  Almost immediate Jon Zorrer (the organizer of the …