• Alaine Bradbury

Can I Co - Source With You ?

‘’I want to be a deal sourcer, but I’m not fully set up yet. Can I co-source with you and split the fee?’’.

I kid you not this query pings into my inbox at least three times a week and I know I sound blunt when I am writing this, but just hear me out…

When I see this type of proposition it does make me wonder and raise the obvious question to query ‘Why aren’t you fully set up?’.

I am 100% sure you can google on how to get yourself set up as a deal sourcer it only takes a week or two and costs about £1,500.00 and is a really good personal investment that will work in your favour. Why split the fee when you can reap the full profit?

Now I do know that not everyone has that kind of money available to them and I am conscious of sounding privileged but here is my disclaimer+ ‘I sold a lot of my possessions to pay for mine.’ You’ve read ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ by Robert T.Kiyosaki, and if you haven’t then can I recommend that you do. It will provide you with a deep insight into why acquiring and building assets can be important in your future.

It then leads me on to the next question that is playing on my mind, ‘If you have this fab deal that you can make money from, surely your set up costs will be covered by that one deal even on a fee split?’

Putting the cash aside for a moment, I can provide you this advice for free ‘You have to commit to the time it takes to become registered with all these bodies.’ The longevity of investing the time and money in yourself is a necessity and if you can find the time to be bothered in developing yourself then it shows me too that you are committed.

Be honest with yourself, and me for that matter, ask yourself Are you serious enough to commit or does co sourcing seem less hassle? Because let us be truthful here, ‘If you’re not willing to take a punt on yourself, why are you asking someone else like me to?’

If we put ‘Cash’ and ‘Effort