Originate Report - March 2020 - WOMEN IN REAL ESTATE

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To the Young Professionals…

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“It’s not how much money you make, it’s how much money you keep and for how many generations you keep it” – Dr. Mary Sawyer

Kristina Sawyer, Arixa Capital y



creativity in the art of


in real estate. Being the brilliant woman, she is, she offered me


$3 more an hour than my first

I learned the

job at TCBY Yogurt. You guessed


poetry and dance. strength




right, I began working for my


mother’s brokerage and property

importance of a team and how one

management company when I was

position is not more important

seventeen. Yes, it was boring and

than the other. I knew I needed a

yes, I was lost at first; however,

career that would create a sense

I became curious how systems

of fun and freedom, never did I


think I would find this through a

positions worked together as a

structured career like real estate

team, and I was fascinated with the

and private lending.

real estate concepts I was learning.







It was then, I discovered business I remember being a sophomore in

to be an art form, the concept of

high school and confidently telling

cash flow and building wealth

my mother I would never work

through real estate investing.

Young professionals: I encourage you to be curious minded and find a mentor, someone you look up to their qualities and belief system, who can challenge you and help bring you out of your shell. In my case, my mentor happened to be my mother. With serious intention, I set a goal to have the option to retire on cash flow by the age of 35. At the age of 21, I purchased my first investment property: two adjacent 5-plexes. 18 years later, I did not make that goal but what I did make is a good investment and the loan pays off Young Professionals: Cont. on pg. 16

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