Patience is a Virtue

If you want to buy property, patience plays a significant role in getting the right property at the right price. As a result, you need to know when it is the right time to jump into the housing market.

According to the US Census Bureau, by the end of 2020, the US housing market was worth $36.2 trillion in real estate. More than 6 million home sales occur in the United States annually, with an estimated 76.7 million homeowners.
Real estate investing is an excellent industry for building wealth, but what is the best way to start the process?

Glenn and Amber Schworm recent video, patience is a Virtue, reveals that patience is essential to a successful real estate transaction.

While you may be eager to buy or sell, you should consider the reasons to take a deep breath before diving into a real estate deal. Time to prepare yourself will put you in the right frame of mind to make a good decision.

Patience is a strategic quality when searching for the right property. It is something that people in the real estate industry should acquire to help build success.


Patience is one of the keys to building a successful real estate business. 

Another key to success in real estate is being able to turn a profit on any property. Through renting or selling, learning how to be patient with the market during the ups and downs is needed.

Here is something to remember about the real estate industry, impatience will always lead to mistakes, sometimes very costly ones. 

Being consistent and persistent is critical. Patience in real estate means something other than you waiting around for results. It is also about you putting forth the effort to buy or sell. 


In real estate, you wait for transactions already set in motion. Here are some examples of what you are waiting for in real estate:

  • Buyers To Contact You
  • Communicate With Everyone
  • New MLS Listing
  • Offers To Come In
  • Once You Have Made an Offer
  • Waiting On Inspections
  • There are many changing components during a real estate transaction. Each of these factors demands that expert investors master the art of waiting. 

    The strategy of playing the waiting game is not for the faint at heart. It takes experience, capital, and time. 

    People in real estate are taking the wait-and-see approach during the market’s uncertainties. As we know, it is impossible to predict what will happen with the market, but with the proper education, you can learn how to make a profit and build wealth in any market.


    Everything begins with a great deal in real estate. You always look for the best deals when looking for an investment property or a home for your family.

    The market is competitive, and it is constantly changing. With so many people fighting for the same inventory, obtaining good deals has become more challenging.

    Like most people, you may think that finding the best real estate deals will take a lot of work. However, utilizing the following resources will give you a better chance of finding a suitable buy:

  • Commercial Broker
  • Craigslist
  • Direct Mail Marketing
  • Look on the MLS
  • Place an Ad
  • Pre-foreclosure properties
  • Social Media
  • Tax Liens
  • Tell Family and Friends
  • Work with a Wholesaler
  • The list above shows a few marketing ideas that can help you generate reliable deals. In addition, with the proper training, you can do it yourself. 


    Real estate is an excellent way to build wealth and achieve financial freedom. However, success starts with understanding how to use the right tools to do your research when investing in real estate.

    Apart from the profitability of investing in property, generational wealth is one of the primary purposes of why people want to be in real estate. But the question remains, is it worth it?

    There is no one size fits all answer, but by measuring your goal, you can determine if you are looking to:

  • Get Passive Income
  • Returns On Investments
  • Build A Real Estate Business
  • To further define that question, you must clarify your real estate goal. Are you comparing it to the stock market? There is no comparison; real estate investing is the new stock market.

    Register for the next 3-day course at the Home Flipping Workshop to learn everything you need for the long game. 

    With real estate, you can increase your net worth in time, but it does take work, and patience will help accelerate the process.