Columbia, SC

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Newbie in Columbia, SC looking for a mentor and a good agent, real estate attorney, general contractor or contracting company that have yielded good past experiences, inspectors, etc.  BTW, I'm loving BP!

@DWAYNE Dwyer  

Welcome. Fill in the foundation below.

Check out the Start Here page http://www.biggerpockets.com/starthere

Check out BiggerPockets Ultimate Beginner's Guide - A fantastic free book that walks through many of the key topics of real estate investing.

Check out the free BiggerPockets Podcast - A weekly podcast with interviews and a ton of great advice. And you get the benefit of having over 90 past ones to catch up on.

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.

Two Great reads, I bought both J. Scott The Book on Flipping Houses, The Book on Estimating ReHab Costs http://www.biggerpockets.com/flippingbook

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

You might consider Niche or Specialized Housing like student housing. Rents can be 2-4 times more. Remember you don't have to own a property to control it.

Download BP’s newest book here some good due diligence in Chapter 10. Real Estate Rewind Starting over

http://www.biggerpockets.com/files/user/brandonatbp/file/real-estate-rewind-a-biggerpockets-community-book

Good Luck

Paul

thanks Paul. Great info that I am definitely about to get hot on. I'm all over the podcasts already.  A plethora of useable knowledge.  Look forward to networking with you and others.

Dwayne,

Im a local and was wondering if you are still investing and how it is going. I would love to hear more about your experience in investing. 

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