I signed up for the RDPD 3 day real estate seminar that I will be attending this weekend to get an idea of what real estate investment is all about. It may not be the best way to learn about real estate investment but that is why I am here. Please, if you have attended that seminar before provide me with any advice on how to make the best of it, and if you haven't what do you recommend as the first steps to start learning about real estate investment. Thank you so much for taking the time to read and post.
@Jj Vldrrm don't spend $25,000 on future training sessions. Use that money for your first deal instead.
you should buy the BP books here for under $100. http://www.biggerpockets.com/store
They might hypnotize you!
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Locate and attend 3 different local REIA club meetings great place to meet people gather resources and info. Here you will meet wholesalers who provide deals and all the cash buyers (rehabbers) you will need.
Consider checking out HUD homes for small multi's owner occupied gets first crack.
You might consider Niche or Specialized Housing like student housing. Rents can be 2-4 times more. Remember you don't have to own a property to control it.
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