Chapter 19

Ten or So Easy Ways to Network

In This Chapter

bullet Making the most of your real estate relationships

bullet Discovering the essentials of networking

bullet Joining real estate organizations to meet the best of the best

Throughout this book, we place an extremely high value on the “R” word — relationship. Why? Being successful in commercial real estate depends on your desire and ability to strike new relationships with people and professionals who hold something you want or need. No matter what you may have heard there’s no such thing as a “self-made” person in the commercial real estate business. Anyone who has attained any level of success had help from an established relationship along the way.

In this chapter, we jump-start your relationship hunting by providing you with essential tips for networking in the commercial real estate world. These are just the tip of the iceberg when finding great relationships, great investments, and integrity-filled businesspeople to partner and network with, grow with, and realize your dreams with.

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