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I am a USAF SSgt stationed in Okinawa Japan, but I am originally from Silverdale, WA. I signed up for Bigger Pockets to learn about REI, and to get started on my first investment home. My investment partner and I gave ourselves two years to learn about the many intricacies, and niches about REI. This will also give us enough time to accumulate capital to start our venture. So I am definitely all ears, and want to soak up as much information I can between now and then. I am glad to find such a website with a great amount of information on this subject, and real stories from personal experience.


Mark welcome

Good luck with your real estate investing.

@Mark Simpson

BP is full of useful resources such as forums and blogs. Welcome to the Bigger Pockets community-be sure to check out all the awesome BP blogs under “Learn.”

Hello Mark,

Welcome to Bigger Pockets. 

Welcome to the BP Family @Mark Simpson .

This site is full of good information. I currently own a house on the Kitsap Peninsula. I am also stationed in USN in Yokosuka. This brings up different challenges that most non military members can't fathom. There are some drawbacks to being an REI and active duty, but there are also many positives as well. different opportunities that we have. Keep the education going and let me know if you need anything.


Thanks all!.. I appreciate the warm welcome and support!

welcome @Mark Simpson

read,ask lots of questions,listen to the podcasts then get to work 
good luck

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