• Ian Ippolito

Is the Sponsor Taking Fair Compensation? Or Ripping Me Off?

Updated: Apr 2, 2020

What's normal and what's out of line? Are there times when I should be willing to pay more? This article explains how I evaluate these things.

(Usual disclaimer: I'm just an investor expressing my personal opinion and not a registered financial advisor, attorney or accountant. Consult your own financial professionals before making any financial decisions. Code of Ethics: We do not accept any money from any sponsor or platform for anything, including postings, reviews, referring investors, affiliate leads or advertising. Nor do we negotiate special terms for ourselves in the club above what we negotiate for the benefit of members.).

One of the most common questions I get is: "I'm brand-new to real estate/alternative investing. Can you tell me if sponsor XYZ is getting paid fairly or ripping me off?"

This article will explain how I figure that out for myself. I'm a conservative investor, so if you're more aggressive, I'll ta