Work From Home
How My Son
From Corporate America
in Just Three Years
When my oldest son Drew as 14, I threw up my hands and told God: “If you want this boy to
have an education, you’ll have to give it
to him. I quit.” It was almost as if I could
hear God breathe a sigh of relief.
When Drew turned
18, he discovered
real estate investing.
humble. So . . . we started listening. We
changed the direction of our attempts at
home business, and we even started doing school differently.
Drew had become self-motivated and
consequently took on new projects to
benefit the family. He also helped me
instill a more thoughtful mindset in the
For the next several years, he managed
our farm; raised, trained, and bred all
kinds of animals, including a water buffalo; plowed acres of fields; grew gardens
in raised beds; tinkered with electronics
and hydraulics; and managed miles of
fences. He studied the stock market and
selling on eBay.
When Drew turned 18, he discovered
real estate investing. So one cold December, we purchased our first rental property with no money down. We bought
thirteen houses in one deal and all, except one, were rented. Late one Sunday
night about a week later, just as my husband was getting ready for bed, one of
the renters called to tell us there was water pouring out from under the door of
the house next door; the pipes had burst.
Wendell was furious and gave the
problem to Drew. Within a week, the
house had not only been fixed but was
rented. When Drew came home, he said,
“Mom, I love this!” Those are the words
every mom wants to hear!
Within three years, Drew had bought,
sold, and managed so many properties