There are many things that can stop people from becoming a Real Estate Investor. One of the most common is the Fear of Failure.
The Fear of Failure is quite simply a fear that you have that you will fail. People have been brought up in a society to do things in a predefined way. A “normal” way. Go to school. Get good marks. Get a good job. Buy a house. Get married. Raise a family. Retire and Die…or something like that.