Investing is for all types of people, from many backgrounds and schools of thought. You may find similarities among other investors, or learn something new!
Herewith tips and insight, is Chris West, Investor & GC
Q: Who was your first business mentor?
A: Mark Hawkins, one of my best friends. He has a very common sense approach toward business, investing and risk management.
Q: Who was your first mentor in real estate?
A: David Williams, who I met standing in line at the DMV. I couldn't believe how helpful he was, and willing to share information about real estate investing. I've come to learn that most investors have this mindset, and love to share what they've learned with others who are just getting started.
Q: What is your favorite book?
A: The Gospel of John is the foundation for my faith. Think and Grow Rich gave me fuel and direction in my quest to leave my 9 to 5--which I did in 2015.
Q: What is the best lesson you have learned in real estate?
A: Great partnerships are rare. Resist the urge to have a partner unless the situation and partner are unique and vetted properly.
Q: How many properties do you own?
Q: When did you start investing?
A: I bought my first rental in 2005, on Battle Row.
Q: Why do you Invest?
A: To have more freedom and choice in what I do.
Q: What is the best advice you have received?
A: Sometimes the best deal is the one you never do.