Mentor programs?

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Has anyone ever used a mentor/protege program? If so can you recommend? And please list the cost. Thank you.

Not to be a naysayer since I know you're asking for details, but I'd say there's greater value in finding a mentor in your market and seeking their advice instead of paying for a program. Finding someone local and providing them value will net you more knowledge about your specific market than a general program. With that approach you create a relationship that lets you bounce ideas off them without having to pay to talk to them.

This is repeated all over the forums/website, but you should be able to find some local investors by joining a local real estate club. Paying for a mentor should be one of your last options unless you're seeking very specialized advice.

Peter MacKercher, Real Estate Agent in MO (#2010004223)

Ok, thanks my reason for asking is, Ive paid for a seminar before and everything that was taught was what I knew already. This is for Commercial real estate investing. Sorry I didnt make that clear.

@Peter MacKercher

Good advice. It seems that most who come dressed as a mentor want paid though. I've approached several and there are a LOT that have this program or that system to sell. Even some that have approached me on here offering to "help".  I get it that they have a product to sell. I certainly don't begrudge anyone trying to make a dollar. It would be nice if they didn't dress themselves as a mentor when they're really a paid coach. There is a difference. True mentors are hard to find. I've even offered leads that seem to fit there model nicely to no avail.

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