Hello, I am in college and confused on what to to choose as a career. Real Estate is my passion as I want to eventually fully convert to full time investing in rental properties one day. Until then I am confused on what career would help me the most in that field. I am considering becoming an appraiser. I want to find a career that would pay very well as it would help assist me in investing.
@Nathan Lilly Difficult to answer without knowing your personality but Finance could be great! It’s also versatile if you choose a career outside of RE.
Hello,@Nathan Lilly .
Congrats on going to College. There are a myriad of things you can study, but make sure that what you study and eventually get your degree in (if you so choose), is marketable. If I were you, I would make triple~sure that you can make a great income (to dump into RE investing), in what you want to study and have as a career.
Don't get me wrong, I am sure that 15th Century History, getting a Degree in Bohemian Studies, and maybe Underwater Basketweaving are pretty awesome, but will it make you money? Can you make a solid annual income to support yourself & use for RE investing? Those are the questions. :)
Just my two bits.
Daniel F. Harb, ARRT,RT(R)
@Nathan Lilly what are you currently studying ?
Currently majoring in finance with a concentration in real estate.
I would stick with that
I am confident with the degree just not what it will lead to.
Stick to your finance degree or a business management degree and find job that will allow you to invest with additional income. Anything with either degree will give you a w2 job that's should be worth falling back on if ever needed.
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