Newbie from Salina, KS who drank the guru's kool-aid

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I am completely new to the world of real estate and investing. I'd had interest for a while, but really had no direction or any idea where to get started, thinking I'd need a ton of capital upfront no matter what. If only I would've spent a little more time researching this all on Google only a month ago..

My good friend asked me to attend a free real estate seminar roughly a month ago and I gladly accepted. After the three hour presentation, we were pretty impressed with the speaker and this newfound potential for success. As you may have guessed, I ended up signing up for their three day seminar a couple of weeks later, this one coming with a small price tag.

Fast forward to the weekend seminar and this speaker also did a very impressive job, having plenty of time to cover many topics much more in depth than the speaker at the first seminar. I finally began to see a way out of my cubicle and drastically change my life, something I've been searching for for a while now. Of course, this is where they play into your emotions and pushing to up-sell their program, because making "professional decisions yields professional results." The price of these professional decisions ranged anywhere between 16k-51k. On any normal day, I would've laughed at such a price tag, but there I was, signing the line that would surely be the answer I'd been looking for.

Now don't get me wrong, I completely believe the speaker and his team want to help us succeed. He taught all of us a ton of valuable information and explained how much more was available by signing up for the program. The problem was that at the time, I didn't realize all of this same information was available nearly for free, here on BP. So while I now have access to some extra courses, their support team, and some other decent resources, I am out a pretty penny right from the start.

But they are the reason I started doing some research and inevitably came across BP. I'm going to make the best out of the situation and use the pressure of the payments to make sure I take action. My initial plan is to begin wholesaling to pay off my debts and build capital before moving on to more profitable and passive strategies. I fully intend to become a full-time investor once I am in a position to make that happen.

I appreciate those of you who stuck it through my short novel and look forward to connecting with you all. Please, be sure drop a line if you're based in Kansas, especially around Salina, as I could use all the local help I can find.

Thanks,

Taylor Frank

Originally posted by @Taylor Frank :

I am completely new to the world of real estate and investing. I'd had interest for a while, but really had no direction or any idea where to get started, thinking I'd need a ton of capital upfront no matter what. If only I would've spent a little more time researching this all on Google only a month ago..

My good friend asked me to attend a free real estate seminar roughly a month ago and I gladly accepted. After the three hour presentation, we were pretty impressed with the speaker and this newfound potential for success. As you may have guessed, I ended up signing up for their three day seminar a couple of weeks later, this one coming with a small price tag.

Fast forward to the weekend seminar and this speaker also did a very impressive job, having plenty of time to cover many topics much more in depth than the speaker at the first seminar. I finally began to see a way out of my cubicle and drastically change my life, something I've been searching for for a while now. Of course, this is where they play into your emotions and pushing to up-sell their program, because making "professional decisions yields professional results." The price of these professional decisions ranged anywhere between 16k-51k. On any normal day, I would've laughed at such a price tag, but there I was, signing the line that would surely be the answer I'd been looking for.

Now don't get me wrong, I completely believe the speaker and his team want to help us succeed. He taught all of us a ton of valuable information and explained how much more was available by signing up for the program. The problem was that at the time, I didn't realize all of this same information was available nearly for free, here on BP. So while I now have access to some extra courses, their support team, and some other decent resources, I am out a pretty penny right from the start.

But they are the reason I started doing some research and inevitably came across BP. I'm going to make the best out of the situation and use the pressure of the payments to make sure I take action. My initial plan is to begin wholesaling to pay off my debts and build capital before moving on to more profitable and passive strategies. I fully intend to become a full-time investor once I am in a position to make that happen.

I appreciate those of you who stuck it through my short novel and look forward to connecting with you all. Please, be sure drop a line if you're based in Kansas, especially around Salina, as I could use all the local help I can find.

Thanks,

Taylor Frank

Welcome to the site Taylor.

@Taylor Frank I wouldn't beat yourself up too bad.  As long as you bleed purple and white you can't be all bad.  This from a Manhattan boy!

I know how to do a bench press.  But I need a coach to kick my butt if I don't do them.    Love your attitude.  Take advantage of the relationship and wear them out with questions.  

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