Mentor

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Hello All,

I have learned through hearing and seeing from others that having a mentor plays a very significant part in the success of many in all industry's including obviously Real Estate. Now, I do know that there are many that have achieved significant success and wealth without a mentor, though I'm sure even those individuals recommend finding and learning from a mentor. I recently came across a gentleman whom lives in my local area and is a licensed contractor who flips homes full time. He appears through the in person and over the phone conversations to be a great guy and offered after I inquired about what he does for a living to share and show me what and how he does his work. 

I've had and have whom I consider mentors, but not in real estate. Being that I am new to real estate, I would like to know what are some key questions or characteristics I should look for in a potential mentor? I'm willing to offer up as much time and effort as I can to the right person whom is willing to mentor me; any advice or feedback from you all would turn out to be very valuable.

Thanks in advance!

Brian

My advice would to be to take action in investing and then find a mentor. It shows a lot to a  potential mentor if you have already taken that initial step.

Go network at your local REIA

I agree your first step would be some kind of personal action.  


Frank

Look for those in your local market who are successful investors.

I'd look into obtaining a RE license and then look for brokerage owners or other agents who are also investors.

They can be great mentors.

Thank you all for your feedback. I get it - Just get to work! ACTION, ACTION and more ACTION, I'm on it.

You are bless. Learn from that contractor.

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