Rookie from Peoria, IL

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I'm a teacher/coach in the Peoria area.  I'm currently trying to educate myself before pulling the trigger on a single family home rental.  I absolutely love teaching/coaching, but I really desire a second income/challenge to work towards.  I've been eyeing the market for a couple years now.  This site has been a fantastic resource and I look forward to learning more!



@Teague D.

 Welcome to BP and to investing in Peoria, IL! I'm also a single family home investor in Peoria. I have about 15 rentals so far and while it's challenging it is definitely rewarding!

Enjoy your journey! If I can be of any help feel free to ask.


Hi, @Teague D. !  Welcome!  I haven't been a member of Bigger Pockets for very long, but have been in real estate since 2008.  We have a local group that we meet with once a month, and I think it will be in Washington next month.  If you'd like to join us, let me know.  It sounds like you're ready to get started, so you might find it beneficial to chat face-to-face with other investors!  :)

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