Wealth Creation is all about mindset.
Dovid Preil has worked in all different aspects of real estate, from mortgage brokering to multifamily syndication. The through line he has found in all successful real estate investors is mindset.
Mindset is based in knowledge and experience. Without either, you are left with fear. The fear is a recognition of the risk, and risk is rooted in the probability of loss. Fear of loss is powerful. It will keep you from the ability to take action.
That’s risky! Investing in something you do not understand, is very risky. Real Estate is not rocket science, but if you do not understand it and how you can lose, your likelihood of success is low. When you don’t know what you are doing, and you follow the herd, you are waiting to lose. The solution is get educated.
The investor mindset is focused on how to invest and create wealth rather than spend an increase in income. This is not limited only to people with a large salary. If your focus is to make more so you can spend more, your mindset is not focused on wealth creation, rather you are focused on consumption.
Investors take the time to study a market so that they understand the market and the risk. No asset is immune from loss, but real estate has historically been a great hedge against inflation. Over time, it trends up, and unlike the stock market, it is not easy to push a button and sell. If you have a long enough runway, real estate will work out.
Wealth creation starts with a plan. This plan has goals and with each goal accomplished, a new goal is set.
Each week I ask my guest, “What is the Biggest Risk Real Estate Investors face?”
BIGGEST RISK: Investing with the wrong people. If you work with good honest people, you have the best chance of coming out ahead.
Technology is changing real estate. Amazon has totally changed the retail real market. 3-D printing is changing construction. How will it change the cost and opportunity to build a building? What about the goods that are currently manufactured, and warehoused waiting for you to order? Will the demand for warehouse space decrease due to the use of 3-D printing?
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