Why should I become a venture partner in real estate investing? I want to do it all on my own!

Time for successToday I had an interesting call with a colleague of mine, a friend that I hadn’t talked to since college.  She called me up because she was flustered, clearly aggravated and there was an easily detectable amount of sarcasm in her voice.  The first words that I could understand while trying to read between the lines of her rant-like statement were “Why are you looking for venture partners?  If I was going to invest in real estate, I would do it on my own!  In fact I’ve been saving and saving and have a wonderful nest egg built up and I’m going to do exactly that when I find the right deal”

Typically I wouldn’t even bother getting immersed into a debate of this type or even take the time to explain myself for that matter.  If I spent every day trying to convince people to do business with me; I wouldn’t be an effective leader.  I’d spend the majority of my time talking instead of actually creating deals and working towards financial freedom for both my investors and myself.  But, she was a friend, so I bit the bullet and decided I’d at least try to extend her the courtesy of explaining myself.

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