Using Experience to Recognize my Introverted Personality and Overcome

Is Being Middle Age a Secret Weapon? Coming up next week  is a local real estate investor’s meeting.  In a previous post I mentioned how exhilarating attending an earlier meeting was – meeting people actively working in real estate who were speaking the language I have been reading for a decade.   Despite my excitement, thisContinue reading “Using Experience to Recognize my Introverted Personality and Overcome”

How to Feel About Being Middle Age

Is the best yet to come? When I was a teenager I had a marked conversation with my grandfather.  At that time would have been in his late sixties or seventies, my grandfather was an amazing man that I admired greatly.  He helped shape who I am (sometimes in unconventional ways) and always took theContinue reading “How to Feel About Being Middle Age”

Reality and Goal Setting

How to Eat an Elephant    During my research for real estate I frequently run across sites and gurus who often identify the importance of having a clear vision of goals and making measurable progress toward them.  A goal I set last year was to obtain my real estate license by the end of 2019.      Unfortunately,Continue reading “Reality and Goal Setting”

How to Ask for Help or Finding a Mentor

Reaching Out to Find Knowledge After conducting research on the industry, I solidified my plan to become a real estate agent toward the last quarter of 2019. Obtaining my agent’s license felt like the right path to make connections and gain understanding in the business while also earning money for my efforts. Part of thatContinue reading “How to Ask for Help or Finding a Mentor”

Becoming a Part Time Real Estate Agent While Working a Full Time Job

My Situation I am currently employed by a small municipal government and work a full 40 hour week.  I am hoping to work in real estate as an agent part time to supplement that salary. Additionally, I have ambitions of owning rental property and I feel like becoming a real estate agent will be helpful.Continue reading “Becoming a Part Time Real Estate Agent While Working a Full Time Job”

“Am I too Old to become a Real Estate Agent?” or “Am I too Old to Invest in Real Estate?”

Not old, not young, but distinctly, severely middle aged.   I have been interested in building wealth through real estate for the last ten years.  Probably like many of you, I have lurked on the biggerpockets.com site, listened to hundreds of podcasts, and read books.  I have practiced running the numbers on too many rental propertiesContinue reading ““Am I too Old to become a Real Estate Agent?” or “Am I too Old to Invest in Real Estate?””