personally I would choose working in Investmet firm.
Then you can learn to underwrite deals properly together with financing etc.
It is likely that someone in the team wound be licensed so the company can have MLS access and can represent themselves.
@Glenn Gayet You’d he surprised at how small of outfits investment firms or developer shops actually are. They really don’t need or want a ton of overhead to eat at the margins.
If you want to learn acquisitions then try out a brokerage. Developers use broker relationships to get deals. You’ll learn the ins and outs of marketing, relationship building, and how markets operate. Agents like to work on listings because it’s more product use of their time versus the reward than representing buyers.
Working for an investor will certainly have its merits as well. You would hopefully be able to see the life cycle of projects and how internal underwriting and project management works. Most of these firms source deals from other sources.
There is no wrong way to go. Just identify what you want and go after it.
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