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· Corona Del Mar, California


I am new to BiggerPockets, and would like to say hello to all my fellow members.

I will keep my introduction short: I am an avid real estate investor. I started with flipping home and have since moved into lending. Now, my primary focus is lending to sophisticated real estate investors.



Commercial Real Estate Broker · Canton, Georgia


Welcome!


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Hi Joseph,

Welcome to the site! I am sure many of us would love to hear more about your flipping days and how you transitioned into lending.

What areas do you lend in and what what do you mean by sophisticated investors? Are you talking technology wise?



Real Estate Investor · Northern, California


Welcome Joseph!



Residential Real Estate Broker · San Diego, California


Welcome, new here as well



Real Estate Investor · Montesano, Washington


Welcome @Joseph McKnight! Glad to see knowledgable guys around! Hopefully you can share some good tips and ideas!

Also welcome @Loren Uber! Loren - you should make your own introduction post! :)


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· Hyde Park, Massachusetts


Welcome Joe



· New York City, New York


Welcome @Joseph McKnight how are things in the real estate world in your neck of the woods? What kinds of properties do you specialize in?



· Corona Del Mar, California


Thank you all for the warm welcome.

I started investing in real estate while in law school. During that time, I focused on buying rental properties (well, one anyway). After law school I accepted a position at a real estate firm and have been here ever since. I invest through work and personally. As of now, I am primarily a lender but I will invest in a good deal ever now and then.



BiggerPockets Founder · Denver, Colorado


Thanks for jumping in, Joseph. Welcome!

I'm curious . . . did you go to law school thinking you'd get into real estate?


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Real Estate Investor · Montesano, Washington


Funny, I got into real estate to avoid law school!


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· Corona Del Mar, California


I did not think I would go into real estate. I wanted to be an M&A attorney. However, the money is better in real estate and the hours are much, much better.



BiggerPockets Founder · Denver, Colorado


I think the hours all depend on what you put into it . . . like anything else.

Regardless, welcome, and I hope we'll see you helping out and engaging in the flipping and private lending forum areas. There are plenty of people looking for help from experienced folks like yourself.


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