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Hey guys my name is Devon Kennard I’m in the NFL and have been a real estate investor as well for the last 5 years. I’ve been listening to the Bigger Pockets podcast for over a year now and finally decided to join and connect with you guys! Looking forward to networking and learning from you guys!

Welcome, Devon!

Very cool that you are already a RE investor.

As a professional athlete (awesome!) you're no stranger to practice, hard work and following a plan to achieve a goal.  That will serve you well.  Glad to have you!

@Devon Kennard Congrats on joining BP! You will find this to be one of the most, if not THE most, valuable assets in your real estate journey. Everyone here is incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. 

What are some of your real estate goals?

@Josh Wagner right now the main metric I pay attention to is my net monthly return through my real estate investments. My first goal is to get to 25k a month than 50k than 100k. Right now All of my real estate investments focus on investing in turn key properties and becoming a limited partner in syndications.

@Adam Weber maybe you can give @Devon Kennard some advice.  Devon Adam was a college & pro QB and is transitioning into Real Estate.

PS- Adam, I met Angie at the Best Ever Conference and I'm totally impressed.  You should get behind her because she it going to be making pro athelete money before you know it.

Hey Devon,

That's awesome to see you on here. I'm a Cowboys fan but definitely been watching y'all play throughout the season. Being that I'm a 90's kid I am naturally a Barry Sanders fan as well. I'm an Investment Real Estate Consultant for investors in Austin, TX. I've been in contact with Khiry Robinson as well since he has looked to invest in Bell County, TX. Let's network! 

Best regards,

Josh Esparza

Originally posted by @Devon Kennard :

Hey guys my name is Devon Kennard I’m in the NFL and have been a real estate investor as well for the last 5 years. I’ve been listening to the Bigger Pockets podcast for over a year now and finally decided to join and connect with you guys! Looking forward to networking and learning from you guys!

 Hello and welcome! You came to a good site. Best of luck to you! 

@Devon Kennard

Welcome to Bigger Pockets. As a local you have an advantage have you checked out any local investor groups? There are a ton on Facebook that post events where we all get together. It would be a great idea to join and meet with the community a lot of good networking. 

Detroit is moving up there are a ton of buy and hold opportunities in specific areas. Feel free to message me if you need some additional info. 

@Devon Kennard Welcome to the BP community, Devon! Congratulations on your successes in the NFL, and if you ever decided to get involved in the Chicago market, feel free to reach out. Since it sounds like your main goal is to get to $25k a month (first benchmark; and then 50k, and then 100k) and you're focusing primarily on turnkey properties, could be worthwhile to consider an online rental management solution which can help to automate managing those turnkey properties. Would be happy to explain further if you'd like! Once again, welcome to the community!

@Devon Kennard Welcome. Glad to see you jumping in. I think you'll find this a great place to network and exchange ideas. I don't know the Detroit market but there are plenty of people on here that do. If you haven't already done so, be sure to set up keywords for your market and areas of interest, 

@Devon Kennard ,

We just had another guy in BP forums that played for the Lions introduce himself good to see atheltes looking in real estate, we was talking about syndication multi family and buy and holds for cash flow. See your in Detroit, cool to see you join us here in BP! 

Originally posted by @Devon Kennard :

Hey guys my name is Devon Kennard I’m in the NFL and have been a real estate investor as well for the last 5 years. I’ve been listening to the Bigger Pockets podcast for over a year now and finally decided to join and connect with you guys! Looking forward to networking and learning from you guys!

 Welcome to the site Devon.

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