Advice Starting Age 20

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I am 20 years old and currently in college for Real Estate Finance and Development. I am looking to start investing in multi-family home rental properties. Only being 20 and a full-time student, I don't have a long credit history. 

What would be some advice for starting out now? Any books you would recommend reading? Is there something out there I could take advantage of to help me get started?

@Hunter G. Carswell if you are still a student , and studying real estate my first step of advice would be to focus on school and getting good grades. People will tell you grades don’t matter and the people who typically say that have bad grades

If you can maintain grades while working part time then I would get a part time job in real estate.

Good books to read include many here on BP, including David Greene’s book, and Brandon turner books.

A lot can change between junior year in college and a couple years after. I graduated 2 years ago and already have 3 rentals. Should be up to 6 or 7 by end of next year. Enjoy the journey

@Hunter G. Carswell - tons of books to read and podcast to listen to here on BP, best advice I can give you is find someone you can intern or shadow that invest in the type of real estate you want to invest in. Spend time with them and get some OTJ experience. 

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