A Day in The Life of a Real Estate Investor

Are you thinking of starting a career as an investor? First, you should know that investing works best for people who get the proper education. Undoubtedly, it is one of the best ways to grow wealth.

Glenn and Amber Schworm’s recent video, A Day in The Life of a Real Estate Investor, discusses how to start and overcome the challenges and rewards of real estate investing.

It takes lots of planning and research to obtain the financial reward, but it is worth the work for those who follow the proper steps. Start by getting the education you need, and your journey to financial freedom will be worthwhile.

Becoming a real estate investor can be a profitable career if you do it correctly. Focus on reaching the short-term goals that will help you build long-term sustainable profits. Gaining momentum and comfort will accelerate your goal charting.


You may want to consider a few things before throwing your towel in the real estate investor’s ring. All investors are not the same, and they generate various earnings depending on multiple factors:

  • Capital: The amount of money you have to spend.
  • Location: The value of the property is contingent on the area.
  • Long-Term Investments: Residential property and commercial real estate.
  • Short-Term Investments: Wholesalers for fix and flip properties.
  • Time: Devoted time to the operation of your property.
  • Starting any new venture, primarily investing, demands that you educate yourself. In this instance, you are learning and researching the real estate market to understand it better.

    Decide if you want to be an active, hands-on, or passive investor where someone else manages your investments. Also, networking with other investors can expose you to their best practices which can help form a successful strategy for the growth of your business. 

    Become an expert, and learn the basics of real estate law, guidelines, and local and state rules for unforeseen situations that will occur, such as: 

  • Conducting Background Checks
  • Evictions
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Rental Security

    Finding a good deal as a new investor takes hard work, good networking, and excellent planning. Investors know the most common strategy for making money is buying rental properties.

    Rental property is one of the more lucrative investment strategies. There are plenty of resources available to help you find the right one. 

    Finding capital to finance your real estate deal is just as important as finding the property. The funding aspect is vital because depending on how the agreement is funded determines the outcome.

    Once you have taken the time to research numerous real estate financing options available, you will realize just how manageable investing will be.


    Ok, so boom! You found and financed your property, which needs rehabbing for sale or rent. Either way, you need a contractor and finding one can be challenging.

    Finding a contractor online or by word of mouth is not complicated; it simply requires a hands-on approach, and these five expert tips can help you make the best choice for you and your business. 

    1. Make A List of Potential Contractors.
    2. Pre-Screen By Asking Questions
    3. Interview With Each Contractor.
    4. Do A References Check. 5. Request A Bid

    The success of your investment is contingent on a good property manager. Therefore, when finding a qualified property manager, many factors must be considered as the job qualification.

  • Collecting Rents
  • Handling Evictions
  • Leasing Agreements and Contracts
  • Listing And Advertising
  • Property Maintenance
  • Respond To Requests and Emergencies
  • Scheduling Showings
  • Screening Potential Tenants
  • Managing a property is a full-time job that takes away from an investor’s time. Hence, a property manager’s purpose is to free up the investor’s time.


    So, we know that real estate is a profitable, gratifying, and harsh industry. As an expert investor, you create a habit-forming strategy to help build a successful business.

    Other expert investors have created best practices that have become habit-forming. These habits help them perform in a more skilled and professional manner, making them more knowledgeable.

    Those same experts have built a valuable team that consists of the following:

  • Accountants
  • Attorneys
  • Contractors
  • Marketers
  • Project Managers
  • Virtual Assistants
  • These team members must possess shared values if you expect to succeed.

    Undoubtedly, having the right team as a real estate investor will lead you to financial success.

    These components and positions represent a day in the life of a real estate investor. 

    Learn how to build your real estate investing accoutrement by registering for the next 3-day course at the Home Flipping Workshop.

    Glenn and Amber Schworm are excited about showing you their expert tips that breed success.