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!
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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
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.
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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