How to Invest in Real Estate

Do you feel too busy?

I’m extremely busy – but then again – who isn’t? However, for the first time in my life, I seem to be slipping on my ability to handle my business. I’m waking up extra early, going to bed extra late, and I haven’t watched a movie in ages. There simply are not enough hours in the day to get all the things done that need to get done.

Perhaps you can identify?

The problem is clear: I simply have too much on my plate. Trying to run a real estate investment company, hang out with you hooligans on BiggerPockets, and do the 50 other chores in my life has finally caught up with me. Combine that with my first eviction, 5 rehabs going on simultaneously (with 5 contractors who never learned how a calendar works,) and an ever-growing stack of TPS reports – I just can’t do it anymore.

This post is my turning point.

Some people write to teach.

Some people write to show off.

Some people write to simply blow off steam.

Me? I write to grow, to learn. It may seem silly, but I never grow faster than when I sit down at a keyboard and write out my thoughts.(Which is why you should consider starting your own blog, right here on BiggerPockets, in the BiggerPockets Member Blogs area!)

So this post is my medication, my instructor, my discipline. Something needs to change, and it’s not going to happen unless I stick my flag in the ground and start making some concrete decisions on how to fix the problem.

Are you with me?

Chances are – you are having the same problems as me… probably worse. After all, I am kind of a whiner… I don’t even have kids yet! So I hope you’ll follow along with me and choose to …read more