"ARE YOUR INVESTMENTS EARNING YOU ENOUGH INCOME TO ENJOY THE LIFE YOU DESERVE?"LAURA ALAMERY CHERRELL TARANTINO Laura started reading everything her goals – the more she could find – watching late frequently she found night infomercials and buying herself in just the right courses by Dave Del Dotto, places. She relished every Robert Allen and Carlton Sheets. dram of knowledge and She got her real estate license took in every tidbit of and and wisdom about the Associates in Honolulu. By the industry; not only time she earned her Bachelor’s surviving, but thriving as degree, Laura had also joined an entrepreneur. This the ranks of multimillion dollar transformative experience producers! in Hawaii is the framework joined Dolman around which her real The value of mentorship… estate coaching and mentoring programs are built today. Laura credits much of her success to the mentorship of Okay, so is that all there is? Viola “Vi” Dolman, a feisty lady who became something of a Five years after graduation, Laura moved to Missouri. She worked pioneer in Hawaii’s real estate tirelessly to add another degree, an MBA in Finance. Then, after market. and attending a conference in Las Vegas on Short Sales, her real estate president of Dolman Associates, investments began soaring. “Within a few months I had 30 properties Vi amassed a formidable army of under contract and a short sale negotiator working for me full time.” The founder 75 female agents [and one gentleman] who literally made With a promising new job in corporate America, Laura had planned to real estate history in the Aloha keep investing in real estate as a side business. But when this part State. And, Laura was fortunate time income outpaced her salary, she took a leap of faith and plunged enough to be there to absorb the into real estate full time – and her career skyrocketed. And then, the wealth rubber met the road…What came next can only be explained in of inspiration knowledge not and normally Laura’s own words: bestowed on agents by their brokers. “After a few years, it began to get boring. I knew there was something missing; there had to be more to this. The money was great but my Call it serendipity, but the more heart wasn’t in it. Writing a book wasn’t interesting for me – I’m more of determined Laura became – and a handson person. In 2010, with the Internet so popular, I decided to the harder she pressed toward build a website teaching about real estate.