I'm Wayne and I currently live in San Diego, California. I'm currently in the military and I'm very new to real estate investing. I'm looking to do some side projects in addition to my day job and possibly transition into full time if I ever decide to leave the military. Right now I'm still learning, trying to absorb information and meet new people with the same interests. BiggerPockets seems to be a great resource and I look forward to networking with many of you. Thank you!
Welcome Wayne, your story sounds very similar to mine. I'm building my business now to transition to full time when I get out of the military in 7 years. Let me know if you have any questions.
Welcome @Wayne Kilgore it’s a pleasure to have you here! You will find this a tremendous resource for all of your real estate needs. You may want to set up some “keyword alerts” to notify the topics that interest you the most.
Wishing you the best!
Welcome to Bigger Pockets. BP is full of resources. You will find resources here from blogs to pod casts and forums. You can also send messages to members which is my favorite part of the website.
I am in the same boat except my "if I ever decide to leave the military" is probably going to be next summer. I am also in San Diego so let me know if you ever want to meet up.
As the other responders stated, BP is an excellent resource and you will do well to spend some time looking through the blogs and forums, making connections, checking out the resources, etc.
Welcome to the party Wayne. You've probably already thought of this, but consider house hacking with a 0 down VA loan as a great way to gain entry to the field. If you could pick up a triplex or a quad and come close to cashflowing with the other units, you'd be in truly great shape.
Welcome @Wayne Kilgore
BP is great, a lot of resources here. San Diego is a tough market, but it's possible to make money here if you are patient. I'm new on here too and I'm currently looking in San Diego now.
Welcome @Wayne Kilgore . I'm up north of you. Let me know if I can help you some how.
Welcome to Biggerpockets. Great to have you here
Welcome Wayne, glad to have you!
Hey Wayne! Welcome to BP. As other members have mentioned, this is a great place to start. Be sure to listen to the podcasts and read the Ultimate Beginners Guide to REI.
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