Mentor Finding

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Thanks Xander! What do look for in a mentor?

I think mentors in reality don't meet what new investors expect. What I think a lot of new people are looking for is an experienced investor who just wants to find a young ambitious hustler to take under their wing. Well, unfortunately, capitalism doesn't usually work that way LOL 

Mentors are people who you can run ideas by and get bits of wisdom from for free. I have a few mentors that I can talk to if I need to, and only a few of them have the same business plan as I do. Mentors are NOT people who are going to spend tons of time with you for free with nothing in return.

If you want a true mentor who is going to help you through a dear, or invest with you, then you need to provide VALUE. Not just ambition or an offer of labor but something that will give them a return on their money greater than what they can do without you. 

So again for me, a mentor is the handful of people I know that I can bounce ideas off of once in a while to make sure I'm on the right track. 

Very helpful. Thanks!

somebody actively demonstarting what is possible in rei.credibility is everything= "a good tree yields good fruit.."-bible verse

going to local REIA meetings over several months and figuring out who has a lot of success and experience, and is open to working with newer investors. :)

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