Investor Interview with Richard Early

Richard Early Investor Interview

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 Richard Early, Realtor & Investor


Q: Who was your first business mentor?

A: My dad

Q: Who was your first mentor in real estate?

A: Betsey Davis

Q: What is your favorite book?

A: For business: “The Book of Rental Property Investing” For pleasure: “The Godfather”

Q: What is the best lesson you have learned in real estate?

A: When it comes to maintaining your property, don’t procrastinate. Small repairs will turn into big repairs if left unchecked.

Q: How many properties do you own?

A: One, but working to acquire a second

Q: When did you start investing?

A: March 2019

Q: Why do you Invest?

A: So that I can retire early and spend more time with my family, and less time working.

Q: What is the best advice you have received?

A: Under promise, over deliver.

Q: Do you have a favorite podcast?

A: Bigger Pockets

Q: Any hobbies?

A: Golf, running, hiking, visiting the beach

Q: What is the best advice you could give someone else?

A: I’m still new to it; but for anyone who is thinking about investing that hasn’t officially started yet, thinking won’t get you anywhere, be a doer.

Q: Is there a place for you where time slows down?

A: On a country road driving with the windows down.

Q: If you were a member of a music group, it would be _________?

A: The Rolling Stones

Q: Who first introduced you to Auben?

A: I interviewed to work there in November 2018.

Q: If you weren’t investing in real estate you would be_______.

A: saving up money to start a brewery

Q: If you were to start over_______.

A: I would have started investing sooner!