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Must Have Goals For The Real Estate Investor

Aug 17, 2007
Do you want to be a successful real estate investor? If you do, then like any other business, you have to set goals and stick to them. There are many facets to real estate investment and staying focussed and on track is really difficult.

Every successful real estate investor has a strong passion for investing wisely. This passion creates a vision of success and drives them towards making that vision a reality. Success in any business requires hard work and real estate investment is no exception.

Once you have created a vision of success, then you must possess a drive to achieve it. Successful real estate investment requires more than just a desire. Dedicated action must accompany your desire. A successful real estate investor requires a positive attitude and goals and should thrive to succeed.

There are five simple goals that can help you to achieve success as an investor and if you stick to and follow these goals, then nothing can stop you from being successful.

. Set goals: It sounds weird when one of the five goals is to set goals, but in any business if you dont have a set of written goals then the track goes haywire and you tend to lose direction. For example, if your first goal is to buy at least two homes and your second goal is to develop a potential buyer list, you must know how to achieve both. No matter what your goals are the most important thing to succeed in any business is that you must be focused.

. Set a net worth objective: The best way to measure maximum financial success is to measure your net worth. Net worth is calculated by subtracting your debts from your assets. Set a net worth for your financial future and then set yearly goals for the next 5-20 years. Keep constant check on your net worth goal to see whether you are meeting the target.

. Real estate lead generation system: You must have leads to be a successful investor. You cant accomplish a deal without leads. Set a goal based on the number of leads you will need to close a deal and the number of deals you plan to close each month or year. By setting this goal, you will be able to keep record of your deals and thus move towards the financial net worth.

. Education goal: Keep updating yourself in real estate business by reading books. You can set a continual education goal based on the number of books you would probably read in a month or year. Decide on the number of real estate seminars you will attend. Continuous education and updating leads to better knowledge towards closing a deal. As an investor you must keep adding such tools to your toolbox. Hence, you must educate yourself with new ideas so that you can meet your goals faster.

In short, goals are essential to survive the business of real estate investment. They should be jotted down and phrased in a way that they can be achieved and clearly measured.
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