Hey BP Family!
I am a new investor and have found that it would be in my best interest to find and work with a REI coach/mentor. I want to preface this post saying this... I am not looking for someone to help and counsel me in my day to day dealings with life. I am looking for someone with experience who can help me and who I can also help reach financial freedom through real estate investing. This is my goal and my upmost intention, to be able to give back to all those I encounter as someone has always given back to me. With that, let me tell you a little about my backround.
For the past decade I have been working in the food and service industry. I am a chef and I absolutely love food and teaching people how to cook. I started out at the humble beginnings of being a dish washer and have worked my way up to the top as an Executive Chef. As a result of being in this industry I have learned a vast amount of qualities and skills necessary to help me grow as a professional such as; Relentless Work Ethic, Passionate, Strategic, Marketing, Building Relationships with Vendors, Communication Skills, Time Management, Leadership, Basic Accounting, Pragmatic, Compassionate (not what you would often hear from a chef), Sensible and many more.
Now what has brought me to REI you may ask? I have flirted with the idea of real estate before I left high school, but never took action towards it. I have always be intrigued by the house flipping shows on tv and still have done nothing towards it. this past year, being at a new job, my bosses opened my eyes to the world of investing and compounding interest. I don't come from money, in fact we were very broke growing up, so I never had any real education about financing until my current job. so one thing led to another, my boss put me in touch with his friend who is a wholesaler and now I have got the bug.
Turns out that the friend is very busy and does not answer my calls and doesn't have time for me, which brings me to BP looking for a coach/mentor. I am very dedicated to what I do and well transmit it to REI. I would love to offer a mutually beneficial relationship to someone who can guide me through the basics. I am looking at getting started wholesaling and build my business around that, Fix and Flip, and Buy and Hold. Please only serious and helpful replies. Thank You!
Ok you have a good mind set, What you need is someone local to you. I dont know where Downingtown PA is but I assume you are in the Eastern part of the state. Find a local REIA club near you and then start networking with other investors until you find a successful investor who will help you get started.
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