Posted by Stew(NE) on November 01, 2004 at 22:03:36:
I just came back from running. My son who is finishing his last year of football (and who has forgotten who made him run those hills and do all those push-ups. (That was the punishement I used instead of spanking sometime) asked me, " When is my little brother coming and pokes me in the stomach"
Just resigned, I’m a Full Time Investor! - Posted by Marc NJ
Posted by Marc NJ on October 31, 2004 at 23:24:51:
Hi, I have not posted in quite some time, but its been a very busy year. I just closed on my 41 st deal and had resigned a couple of months ago at my life long career as a aircraft mechanic.
Just wanted to thank the people involved in my first and last three years of my real estate investment goals. I have made it out of the rat race and I owe an awful lot to all those that have helped. THANK YOU, ALL!!!
Its all down hill from here, and I will keep in touch and breif the board of my status in my decision to go full time. It has been one hell of a ride, not easy, but well worth the fight.
So one thought for the newbie’s out there…
Success is there for the taking, perservere, and do not be denied, for your greatest asset is your burning desire to achieve the goals which you have set forth to accomplish. You too will be one who shall prevail.
Thanks again, To all,
Re: Just resigned, I’m a Full Time Investor! - Posted by Bill Twyford
Posted by Bill Twyford on November 02, 2004 at 20:32:35:
way to go stud
Re: Just resigned, I’m a Full Time Investor! - Posted by Christine Manzo
Posted by Christine Manzo on November 02, 2004 at 14:06:36:
You have done what I am dreaming of doing. Sor far besides the home my husband and I own and live in, we own two rental homes and have bought and sold one property through a sheriff’s auction. Do you have any advice for us? Also, do you know if we can use our 401K money for down payments on rental properties?
How do you answer this question? - Posted by Wayne-NC
Posted by Wayne-NC on November 01, 2004 at 16:51:55:
You are now faced with a question that I always have a hard time answering without sounding like a deadbeat or a bum. “What do you do for a living?” Ahhh, nothing? I own real estate. “Why don’t you have a job?” Ahhh, I can’t afford the pay cut!"
Re: Just resigned, I’m a Full Time Investor! - Posted by GIL
Posted by GIL on November 01, 2004 at 14:11:19:
Congrats to you dude, I’m also a aicraft mechanic(12 years)in Ft. Lauderdale , FL. and just recently(4 months) started to look in to becoming a real estate investor.Your post has inspired me today even more to become independent. Thanx a lot.
Re: Just resigned, I’m a Full Time Investor! - Posted by Stew(NE)
Posted by Stew(NE) on November 01, 2004 at 10:32:31:
Way to go. I was suppose to resign this month but I just couldn’t. My emotions are all over the place. I never counted on that. Well, I read Rich Dad Poor Dad and I know emotional intelligence is a lot stronger then knowledge intelligence. I am going to re-group and come up with a better plan that would keep my eomtions under control. Congrats
Re: Just resigned, I’m a Full Time Investor! - Posted by Jeff M
Posted by Jeff M on November 01, 2004 at 08:55:28:
Congratulations Marc! Your advice is well heeded as a newb, myself. I need to get the ball rollin’.
Re: Just resigned, I’m a Full Time Investor! - Posted by Trevor D. James, Sr.
Posted by Trevor D. James, Sr. on November 01, 2004 at 08:46:04:
Congrats!!! I know that feeling very well. When I quit my job as a cisco engineer, everyone told me I was crazy, even my parents. Three years later, and I am still going strong. I closed a deal two weeks and walked away from closing with a check for $340,000.
This business can definitely be rewarding, but you have to be willing to pay the price. Good luck to you all.
Congrats To a Full Time Investor! - Posted by Walt_FL
Posted by Walt_FL on November 01, 2004 at 08:13:06:
Congratulations! I know you will miss All the Fun of Punching a Time Clock, Commuting, and Dealing with Management, Working a JOB, Etc.
After Working Full Time & Real Estate “Part-Time”, JUST Real Estate Full-Time should become more Enjoyable, Profitable, and Easier for YOU…
What Part of NJ are You in? I am originally from Harrison/Kearny/North Arlington/Newark Area, however, I am in the Clearwater/St. Petersburg/Tampa Bay area now. WHEN I reach your level and not have to Punch a Clock, I would like to have investments here (FL) & There (NJ) and be FREE to Live Anywhere & Travel. All the Very Best to You and All Creolers.
Still in The Race,
Re: Just resigned, I’m a Full Time Investor! - Posted by John D
Posted by John D on November 01, 2004 at 06:37:28:
What types of deals were these 41 deals? How did you find them?
Re: Just resigned, I’m a Full Time Investor! - Posted by Jason-Il
Posted by Jason-Il on November 01, 2004 at 18:12:39:
My wife’s emotions were all over the place too. I’d say almost out of control. Turns out she was pregnant. Have you eliminated that option yet?
Re: Just resigned, I’m a Full Time Investor! - Posted by Eric_IL
Posted by Eric_IL on November 02, 2004 at 16:38:57:
Trevor, what do you specialize in? I am pretty much in the same boat: Cisco, Checkpoint & etc. Can’t wait to get out. Have done one deal so far - made $12K in 2.5 months. Any advise would be greatly appreciated. I am in Chicago area. Thanks!
Please share the details… - Posted by Stew(NE)
Posted by Stew(NE) on November 01, 2004 at 09:39:00:
to us unworthy groupies.
Stew is pregnant… - Posted by JT-IN
Posted by JT-IN on November 01, 2004 at 20:07:55:
Stew is pregnent… with lots of good ideas and much capability…
He is simply having second thoughts based on doubts that he has… He will gradually get to the point of pulling the trigger on the ole JOB… Bang, bang… dead… end JOB.
However, that was very funny… Good one. Jason… LOL. Maybe the humor will do Stew good toward getting over the hurdle…
Re: Just resigned, I’m a Full Time Investor! - Posted by investor
Posted by investor on November 02, 2004 at 17:47:59:
Hi Eric, I’m in the Chicago area as well.
Are you affiliated with any RE Investor clubs?
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org