If you are anything like me when I first began my career in real estate investing, you’re drawn to the business because you’re tired of working for someone else and want to step out on your own. Many of us begin because of the same entrepreneurial spirit and desire to be our own boss, but in reality, we still need support from time to time. I recommend finding a real estate investing coach to help guide you through the process; having one sure helped me.
I know how hard it can be to find the best real estate investing coach or mentorship program, especially when you aren’t even sure where to begin. That’s why I’ve created this comprehensive list of resources to help you find the right real estate investing coach to help you get your real estate investment business off the ground.
Find a Real Estate Investing Coach Near You
There are a few different places to look for a real estate investing coach in your area. You can search online, join real estate associations and clubs, or seek out real estate investing firms that provide training courses and mentorship programs.
- Learn more about Where to Find a Real Estate Investing Mentor Near You
Accessing Real Estate Investment Knowledge
There are several different methods to learn about real estate investing, including seminars, field-training, podcasts, books, and mentorships. How do you know which will work best for you?
- Find out more in our video podcast Access to Knowledge
Find a Real Estate Investing Mentor While Avoiding Scams
So many real estate investing coaches claim to have all the answers, but you should be careful to avoid any signs of them being fraudulent. How do you avoid hoaxes and scams while looking for mentors or contacts in the real estate investing world?
If you are thinking of signing up with a real estate investing guru but you have some doubts, or if you’re already involved in a mentorship program that feels a little sketchy, you should read some advice from an investor who’s been scammed in the past and has learned from his mistakes.
Are Real Estate Investing Coaches Worth it?
You may be feeling wary about spending money on real estate investment education after reading about the potential for scams and hoaxes, but a legitimate real estate investment coach can be a huge asset as you start your business. You just need to know how to determine if a particular real estate investing education program is worth the money.
- We answer the question Are Real Estate Investing Education Companies Worth it?
Comparing Real Estate Investing Coaching Programs
A lot of real estate investment coaching programs claim to offer the same results, so you may have trouble comparing them to find the right program for you. There are a few important questions to ask as you make your decision, such as:
- Is it legitimate?
- How much does it cost?
- What is the value?
- Will I see results?
- Learn more about How to Compare Real Estate Investing Coaching Programs
Reviewing Real Estate Investing Coaching Programs
Now that you know what to look for in a real estate investing coaching program, it’s time to examine some of the most popular training and mentorship programs so you can choose the one that’s right for you.
Popular Real Estate Investment Courses
Get started with a comprehensive review of popular real estate investment courses, seminars, and coaches who claim to be the best educational solution for new investors.
- See our guide to Real Estate Investment Courses, Seminars, and Coaches
The Cost of Real Estate Investing Coaching
Real estate investment training can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars, but a high price tag doesn’t ensure the best results. That’s why we break down the prices of some of the most well-known real estate mentorship programs to help you decide which one is worth the investment.
House Flipping Classes
If you’re interested in flipping houses as a way to earn extra money or kickstart your real estate investing business, a class or training program focused specifically on house flipping is a good way to get started.
- Read more about Flipping Houses Classes: A Review of Your Top Options
Fix and Flip Mentorships
If you want a mentor to guide you through the fix and flip process in a more one-on-one, hands-on approach, you should consider a fix and flip mentorship.
Real Estate Investing Mentors in Your Area
HomeVestors® has helpful guides for real estate investors looking for coaches in their cities, though their advice could still prove valuable regardless of where you’re hoping to invest.
More Real Estate Investing Resources
Finding a real estate investing coach is important, but it’s not the first and only step towards starting a real estate investment business. Make sure you get the most out of your real estate investing coaching by showing up prepared.
Getting Started in Real Estate Investing
- For a discussion about different approaches to getting started in real estate investment, and recommendations for the best ways to move forward with your business, read The Best Way to Get Started in Real Estate Investing.
- If you’re completely new to real estate investing and don’t know where to start, I Want to Be a Real Estate Investor: How Do I Get Started? provides a helpful step-by-step guide to starting your real estate investment business.
- For another breakdown of what’s involved in starting a real estate investment business, Steps to Becoming a Real Estate Investor: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started on The Right Foot tells you how to become a real estate investor in five easy steps.
Work With the Top Real Estate Investing Coaches
Like you, I spent a lot of time searching for mentorship programs and weighing all of my options before I got started. It wasn’t until I became an independently owned and operated HomeVestors® franchisee and was connected to a personal Development Agent that I really began to flourish as a real estate investor. A Development Agent is generally a seasoned HomeVestors® franchisee with a proven track record in real estate investment, who mentors new franchisees as they get started in the industry. A HomeVestors® Development Agent can help you with:
- Skill building
- Closing contracts
- Rehabbing houses
- Making sales
HomeVestors® offers first-time real estate investors training, information, and guidance to help them succeed. Are you ready to gain access to one of the most trusted real estate investing coaching and support in the industry? Request information about becoming a franchisee today.