getting started in charlotte

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I am a newbie in Charlotte that has some experience in Real Estate. I have spent quite a bit of time reading and researching as to the best way to get started again and find what is my niche. I wanted to know if there are expierieced groups or individuals in Charlotte or the surrounding area that specializes in helping people get started. I have also looked into the different REO's that Charlotte has to offer and been given some good advice.

Welcome! Charlotte is a good market, I invest there. What type of REI do you want to do?

Check out there are a few groups here

Hi Alan I am interested in looking into the Charlotte market, I am looking for buy and hold properties. Do you know any turn key companies out there?

@Khadija Hunter


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 rehabbers (cash buyers).

Two Great reads, I bought both J. Scott The Book on Flipping Houses, The Book on Estimating ReHab Costs

Consider checking out HUD homes for small multi's owner occupied gets first crack.

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Good Luck


Hi Alan I want to do some buy and hold and some wholesaling. I am looking more for cashflow right now.

Welcome, @Khadija Hunter !

You're already off to a great start with Bigger Pockets.  Account Closedgave you even more great info. 

I'll be more specific and wholeheartedly encourage you to become a member of the local REI group, Metrolina Real Estate Investors ( They are very active and provide so much information and support--as well as great connections. They have a monthly main meeting, as well as numerous subgroup meetings and workshops and so much more. I encourage you to join--they have a 30-day trial membership for just $1. Take advantage of what the MREIA has to offer--you'll not regret it.

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