Finding agents that work with new investors

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Hi!

I am trying to connect with agents that are comfortable guiding new investors (and have strong track records). My google research isn’t exactly working out, so I thought Id ask the forum.

What is the best way to find/connect with agents who work with new investors?

No one is advertising, “I specialize with new investors”… so this is proving to be a very difficult part.

I have my goals ready, I believe I am educated on the types of questions I need to be asking, and I know the towns Id like to target. So I am at a point where I need to find the right partnership to get going for 2018.

My states are:

Colorado

Wyoming

Kentucky

Utah

and

Oklahoma

As always, any thoughts are very much appreciated! Thank you! 

@Kathryn Mills Well, I would look at a few things. I would look at properties on Zillow or Homes or what ever site you wish to view properties and normally to the right they will have agents listed. Even the listing agent. Some of these properties may indeed be "Investor Special", and a good place to start looking for an investor realtor. Second, I could call the local REIA, Real Estate Investor Association in each city and ask them for a few of their "Investor recommended Realtors".

You can verify Realors against the database located at Realtor dot com and look them up to see the number of sales they have had, and other credentials. Also reach out to the local forums on BP to post "Need Investor-friendly Realtor" or something like that to get people's attention. Best of luck to you! 

As a new investor, you need to pick a location, or atleast a state. If its your first property pick an area you can easily drive to, atleast till you know what your looking at. 

@Kathryn Mills follow @Jack Bobeck suggestion and network via the local real estate meetups. I would also search BP members in those areas. There has to be an agent or two that is interested.

Then lastly, learn the lingo and do initial legwork. Take the BP courses, read the forums, and listen/watch the webinars. The less work and hand holding an agent will have to do with a "newbie" the more likely they are to work with you. 

Good luck!

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