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  

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Check out the Start Here page

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

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

Good Luck


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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