Laura Alamery was born and raised in Italy.
In 1985 she relocated to United States, moving to Honolulu in 1987, where she became a college student at Hawaii Pacific University. She began developing a keen interest in real estate, so she started reading everything she could find – watching late night infomercials and buying courses by Dave Del Dotto, Robert Allen and Carlton Sheets. That same year she became a real estate agent. She joined Dolman and Associates in Honolulu, and right away she was inspired by some of the top agents and investors on the island.
In 1991, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and moved to Missouri that same year. Once on ‘the mainland,’ her real estate career as an investor really took off. She also continued her education by earning an MBA in Finance.
By the mid-1990s Laura had already acquired a sizable portfolio (over 20 properties) consisting mostly of multi-families for rental income – and she was barely 30 years old! She was making more money in part-time real estate (less than 10 hours a week) than her full-time corporate job, so in 1996 she decided to flip the switch and devote herself entirely to real estate. In 1997, she began sharing her knowledge of real estate investing, proven strategies and creative financing techniques by hosting real estate seminars.
And, given the widespread use of the Internet, she decided to also share her practical knowledge and experience as well via online mentoring and coaching. In 2010, she opened The REI Lab, Inc. dedicated to coaching new and upcoming investors worldwide.