How you can learn real estate investing while driving around
The best way to be a successful real estate investor should be to educate yourself. It is really tough to enter a new business without having clue about what you are doing. You think you’ll be able to fly the F-22 Raptor figther jet if you have never been taken flying lessons? It’s no different with real estate investing. First you need to understand as much as you can about buying properties before you decide to make your first purchase. The easiest way to learn real estate investing is to use your time wisely. Everyday we usually spend more time in our cars driving to and from work, going to the grocery store or taking and picking up our kids in school. Why not to use this time to learn and build knowledge in real estate investing?
Many experts suggests buying a real investing book and reading it. However, it is pretty difficult to ready a book in hard copy format while driving a car. The best way to can learn while driving is to buy a book in audible format instead of purchasing a hard copy of it. If you have the book in audible format you can easily learn some real estate investing techniques and strategies while commuting your car.
Sometimes you can’t understand what you are reading on the book if you are on the house since you can’t closely concentrate due do some distractions like kids playing around, TV being played and your wife asking you if what you would like to eat for dinner. In the car, you will never experience these distractions and can focus completely on the learning material.
Latest model cars are typically equipped with a car stereo where you can easily hook up your Ipod and listen to it directly to the car’s speakers.
Using your Ipod is another way to learn investing while driving. In your Ipod you can download podcasts and audible books which you can listen by connecting it in the car’s stereo. If your radio don’t have the “hook your Ipod option,” you can make an upgrade by purchasing a kit that will allow you to listen to your Ipod through your car stereo. An Ipod has a feature that allow you to listen 2x faster than the normal speed rate that according to research helps our brain keep information. Aside from increasing your rate of retention, this will also help you finish the whole material in less time.
You can find so many great weekly podcast about real estate investing online. You can subscribe to these podcasts and listen whenever you want while you’re driving. This way you will keep up with latest trends that will impact your investing activities as it mostly covers latest news happening around the industry.