Hello BP, I am brand new here and I am looking for a mentor located in Colorado Springs, Colorado or somewhere close as far as Denver. I am brand new to the real estate community and I want to pursue this as soon as possible. I am full time military right now but very eager to get into the real estate business and move on from the military. I am interested in finding, fixing, and flipping houses specifically but I am up for anything and everything real estate if I can make a few bucks.
Hey welcome, @Thomas Harrelson
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What he said, plus I would emphasize learn everything you can before looking for a mentor so you can ask for the least amount possible, and come to the table offering something.
I am active duty military also. The above posts are on target with their advice. BP is a wealth of information and you have to know what you are looking for, same goes for a mentor. Know what you want to ask and what you want to take away from a mentor.
Message me, I can help answer questions and guide you.
Enjoy the ride.
listen to every podcast and go to your local bp meetup or start one. You may find this exceeds what you hope to get from a mentor
@Thomas Harrelson - Welcome to BP. Lots of great people and lots of great info here.
@Thomas Harrelson Also, Ive heard its easier to find "Mentors" with out using the term "Mentor." For example, if you ask someone to be your mentor they may feel like they have to be available constantly to teach you everything and it may be more of a burden than its worth. Especially, if you're not bringing anything to the table for them. So, Id suggest you Learn as much as you can on your own with BIGERPOCKETS, then when you have the basics down. Go to some RE groups and meetups and when you meet some knowledgeable people you get along with, simply ask them if they'd mind if you called them for advice on certain situations. Then they'll feel like they're helping, but not beholden to you.
thanks for all the advice everybody. I am excited to get into the real estate business. This is something I've been wanting to do for the longest and it is a dream for me. All of you have already helped me scratch the surface and this is only the beginning. Thanks again.
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