When I was a student at the University of Maryland in the 1970s, I had a great marketing professor named William Nichols. Dr. Nichols had a theory for one path to success for young people: Find an entrepreneur who is nearing the end of their career and go to work side by side with them. Learn their business, become indispensable, and when that person retires, you’re in a perfect position to take over. He was talking about small-business owners. Entrepreneurs. But right now young people have another huge opportunity to jump in the trenches, learn the craft, and be in a great position to take over an entire industry in a few years: real estate. Why? Because my fellow Realtors and I are aging. According to member surveys by the National Association of Realtors, the median age of the A...
May 13, 2014 by Inman
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