We felt swindled. We’d spent nearly $20,000 on several instructional programs, on a mentor for our real estate investments, and to incorporate. Despite all of that, my husband and I found ourselves in court trying to defend fire code violation charges for a six-unit property we’d purchased.
We blamed the property manager who had turned our property into a drug distribution center. And we absolutely blamed the Canadian postal system for not delivering the first violation notice. Mostly, we were angry with the people behind the programs we’d put time and money into.
Eventually, we came to accept the ugly truth. The mistake that was nearly fatal to our finances and our real estate investing business had been 100 percent preventable… and it was nobody’s fault but our own…
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