Real estate investment has been proven to be the most lucrative vehicle for the creation of wealth in America. Still, before you decide whether or not you’re ready to invest in real estate, you have to ask yourself: “Am I ready to invest at all?”
It’s a simple question. Every retirement study conducted by every governmental and non-governmental agency in the last five years shows that no American can maintain their standard of living for the length of their retirement without investing in something.
A piece of advice that I can give you is this: If you choose to invest, if you choose to take control of your future, if you choose to be more, then learn to choose wisely. Accept that you need knowledge, find those who can educate you, determine their worth, and take action.
Time is not on your side. Every day you delay is a missed opportunity to learn, to grow, and to profit. Your future doesn’t begin next week, or tomorrow, it begins now; and you should take control of it now because it’s your future.
Money isn’t everything; but the freedom it allows you, the choices it gives you, and the time it buys you can change your life. People want to live better; you want to live better or you wouldn’t have read this blog. So now, the final question you should ask yourself is: “How can I live better?”
Well, the first thing you should do is get real smart.
~Ian Parrish, President, Investors United School of Real Estate Investing