In The Process of Buying First Investment Property In Need of Feedback

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Hello All,

I'm new to the site but I normally come here to read the forums because there's great knowledge here. I'm in the process of buying my first real estate investment property in which I will be living there and renting the other 2 rooms to college students. I'm 25 so I don't think that would be much of a conflict. I'm projecting a positive cash flow of anywhere between $600 - $900 per month. I'm more so already thinking ahead after I've obtained this property, what's next? How long must I wait to obtain another investment property? My end goal is to have several pieces of property that i can have at least $5000+ cash flow a month from them. Could anyone share there experiences from start up until where they are now? Any success stories? Any obstacles? I would like to hear them! Thanks

Can't help you too much with a lot of your specific questions since I'm relatively new to investing myself, but one of the most important things for your situation is that you don't have to pay tax on capital gains up to $250,000 on your primary residence if you live there for 2 years.

Thanks for the tip. So If I may ask, have you bought any property recently? If so, did you buy and hold or more so for flipping purposes?

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