New in Columbus Ohio

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Hello I am new to bigger pockets, my name is Erik and I have read over the forums and a few articles before I joined. I am 25 years old and very interested in making money and possibly a career out of real estate. I just bought a condo for 70,000 to live in for a year and then begin to rent out. I am interested in obtaining rental properties and purchasing properties to flip. I joined in hopes of getting advice as how to begin with limited funds. If anyone is in the columbus area and would be willing to offer some wisdom I would enjoy that. Or anyone else for that matter, I'm all ears. Thank you in advance.

P.S. I wrote this post on my iPhone, please excuse any typos

Welcome to BP!  Columbus is a great city for investing!

@Account Closed  If you're willing to start in some less desirable neighborhoods, you can learn and make mistakes with smaller amounts of money. I've been buying, rehabbing and refinancing in an area with "cheap" real estate. I'm glad I've made my mistakes and learned on $50,000 properties rather than $150,000 properties.


@John Horner hey John, can you elaborate a little more on the market in Columbus? My father lives there and I want to help him get to an early retirement by coaching him through investing. I was going to start at the top of the year with him and wanted to start doing my homework on the market out there till then.


@Account Closed welcome to the investing community. Columbus is a great city for building a portfolio

Erik welcome to biggerpockets

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