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So, you’ve got some money set aside to jumpstart your real estate career. What should you invest in?

An apartment building? Mobile home park? Something else?

The answer is no. Don't do any of those things. If you have money to invest, the first thing you should invest in YOURSELF.

John Manfredy has over 30 years of real estate experience as an architect where he was responsible for design, project management and construction supervision for projects budgeted over $500 million.

But when John was laid off during COVID, he transitioned to multifamily investing and development, and today, he serves as Principal at Manifest Multifamily Group.

On this episode of Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing, John joins us to explain how our mentoring program helped him transition from a W-2 to real estate quickly and avoid mistakes ‘with a lot of zeros behind them.’

John describes how he raised $1.7 million in three days, challenging us to share opportunities with potential investors months in advance and build a team with skills complementary to our own.

Listen in to understand the benefit of sticking with old deals and learn how John reached his real estate goals faster by investing in himself!

Key Takeaways

What inspired John’s interest in real estate

Why John chose real estate over another 9-to-5

How John’s life is different as a full-time investor

Why John decided to invest in mentoring

What limiting beliefs John struggled with early on

What gave John the confidence to do his first deal

The fundamentals of John’s first deal

How John raised $1.7 million in 3 days

John’s top lessons learned from his first deal

What’s next for John and his team

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