Brand new to Real Estate Investment (DMV)

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I am brand new to real estate investment as well as this forum. I do not have much experience with real estate investment, but was really interested in flipping houses. All I have done so far is read books and watch shows, but books and shows can only do so much for me, and a hands on experience would be the best option, but I know by just jumping in would cause a big mess. I was hoping to get advice/information on the best way to obtain a mentor or to shadow a fellow house flipper, just someone I can watch and ask questions. If possible, is there anyone in the area willing to be my mentor or let me shadow and ask questions.

Quick background: Graduated college in 2008 with a degree in Finance and I currently work for one of the Big 4 companies. I am very eager to learn so if you are willing to teach me, I am happy to listen!

@Edwin Arambulo  Welcome to BiggerPockets!

You've come to the right place. BiggerPockets is a great place to learn about real estate investing. There are many great how-to guides, blogs, and podcasts to learn from. BiggerPockets is a great place to network with investors, learn from them, and build great friendships at the same time! I'm only 14 and have no real experience but I have to say that BiggerPockets is getting me closer and closer everyday to achieving the lifestyle of my dreams. It can do the same for you!

I wish you the best!

-Kedus Meheretu

Thank you all. Hopefully I can find someone in the area to shadow.

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