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To Join Or Not To Join Real Estate Investing Clubs

Simon Macharia

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One of the first questions real estate investors ask is if they should join a real estate investing club. Some real estate do not belong to any such group, and can argue they do not need to belong to any group to be successful.

Others credit their success to their membership in real estate investing groups.

This article addresses the advantages of being a member f a real estate investment club.

Lots of new real estate investors attend training such as a seminar or boot camp, then go home to put their training to action. If you have attended such events as a newbie real estate investor, then you probably know that the process of implementing what you have learned can be an uphill task even though you have all the overall information.

Some real estate investors hit the ground running, others can take a long time trying to figure out the way forward. Joining a real estate investors club can drastically reduce the time you spend putting the pieces together and make you a more successful real estate investor.

The benefits of joining a local group go beyond just new investors; seasoned veterans also benefit a lot from these clubs.

Below are some benefits of joining a real estate investment club.

1) Identify your power team
You will need to work with a title company, contractors, real estate agents, etc, as well as settle on a business model.

Most real estate club meetings are sponsored by service providers that can form part of your power team. Under one roof, you can find all potential members of your power team, sometimes you even have the luxury of selecting the best service providers out of the several represented in those meetings.

Other investors will also recommend the best providers that you need for your business.

2) Get educated
You will meet other real estate investors who are good at what you do in your local club no matter how you got your education. These people will reduce your learning curve drastically as you'll know what works in your market and potential pitfalls to avoid.

Of course, they also hold classes that you may find useful for your business.

3) Networking
Networking with other investors is quite important for your business. You could build your buyers list, get funding for your deals, or even get profitable deals in your market.

Most real estate investors may be selling properties at wholesale prices that you may buy. Sometimes, you may be selling properties and find potential buyers in your local real estate investors group.

Most real estate investors are well funded and a ready to buy the next good deal.

4) Creating partnerships
This can be a huge asset and a way to grow your business fast. You find like minded people in your real estate investment club that you can partner with in deals that you would otherwise be unable to handle on your own.

As a real estate investor, your success largely depends on your network, doing the right deals and having the right professionals working for you. Your real estate investing club should drive your way forward to more success.

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