I've recently moved to the San Diego area for work and am looking into learning about beginning real estate. If anyone is in the area to get coffee or is available for questions about the current market in SD let me know!
@Mia Edgar welcome to the site. Be sure to setup some San Diego keyword alerts so you will be notified when people are talking about it.
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Two Great reads, I bought both J. Scott The Book on Flipping Houses,The Book on Estimating ReHab Costshttp://www.biggerpockets.com/flippingbook
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.
To find out about an area go to IREM.org search for ARM certified property managers. Call 5 ask them what sides of the city they like/dislike and why. Ask what they see them selling for and what expenses are by category. Ask for market occupancy and rents. Ask if they know anything coming up for sale.
You can also search narpm.org for the RMP (Residential Management Professional) and MPM (Master Property Manager) certified.
Download BP’s newest book here some good due diligence in Chapter 10. Real Estate Rewind Starting over
@Mia Edgar welcome! What kind of investing are you planning on doing? Fix and flip or buy and hold? Do you plan on investing locally or out of state?
Buying and holding, in San Diego.
@Mia Edgar I'm fairly active in the San Diego market and I'm involved with the RE clubs in the county. I'll send you a colleague request. If you have some questions let me know.
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