Anybody around Orlando fl?

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I have been doing a lot of research and reading on information about investing in real estate. But I would like to get more of a feel of how the process works by shadowing somebody who has experience. With that said if anyone stays around Orlando Fl I would really appreciate the time

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Welcome to BP @Rusty Rinehart ! Thanks for taking the time to introduce yourself. I think a great way to begin using BP is to read the Bigger Pockets Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Real Estate Investing as Josh and Brandon did a great job with it.And now that you're here we'd love to see you be an active member of the BP community so be sure to set up Keywords Alerts for your local area such as "Orlando" or "Apopka" if you're looking to find potential opportunities for investing, education in a subject, or other members in your area. Use the Find Members area to network with other members who are local to you or are in an area you're wanting to invest in. Podcasts come out weekly and are great way to learn on the move. I find there's always a gold nuggets of information in each one and I go back to listen to a number of them multiple times.

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Again welcome to Bigger Pockets!

Hey @Rusty Rinehart Thanks for introducing yourself! It's great to have you here! Don't miss The BiggerPockets Podcast - they are great for learning how others are finding success.

Oh - and be sure to set up some Keyword Alerts- especially for "Clermont" so you'll be notified when people mention it here in the forums.

Thanks again for introducing yourself!

I should be closing on a house in Auburndale (7th property in Central Florida) in early June and will be down (I live in NY) at that time to paint and coordinate some light rehab. You can stop by the house and I can share what I know (which isn't much compared to many people on here!)

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