Starting out

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I am looking for some advice on getting started. I currently have a full-time job and I'm working as a real estate agent on the side. My biggest hurdle right now is finding the time to do a flip. I currently have a partner that is willing to put up the money it's just a matter of finding a good property to get started with. Any advice for someone trying to make a flip work while still holding down a full-time job? Any help is appreciated

A friend of mine did several flips while working full time. He also started a real estate group.  It can certainly be done.  Keep reading here and you'll find lots of tips to help you get started. 

@Dave Grimson

Glad no one has written anything like "Sleep is overrated". Ha ha.

But really, there is A LOT you can do getting started in this industry with only putting in  a few hours each weekend. Sure you might be started small and building up but that is the best and safest way I think. Took me a while to "quit my day job" but now I can and travel and work from anywhere! (I just might be in Thailand right now...)

Good luck to you!

Jill

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