Hello BP my name is cody from here in the beautiful Pacific northwest I live in Medford oregon with my wife and 3 kids. I am absolutely brand new to the entire realm of what is real estate. I currently work and have worked for the better part of the last 10 years as a professional tree climber/ certified arborist. I have been interested in real estate for some time now but have been focused on getting my wife through college for the medical industry. I am a complete knowledge junkie so any advice tips or tricks to help me on my journey I have open ears thanx
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Locate and attend 3 different local REIA club meetings great place to meet people gather resources and info. Here you will meet wholesalers who provide deals and rehabbers (cash buyers). Find them through Google and meetup.com
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Cody, Welcome to Bigger Pockets. Keep reading the site/postings and you will definitely learn and pull the trigger.
thanx for the welcome. I am currently reading real estate investing by magraw hill and my local book store had an entire shelf of litature on the matter. I have the opportunity to purchase a triplex I a nice part of town I think it may just be my first deal. Move into one and rent the other two out I think it's good starting point.
does anyone here know how I can look up the local Reia meetings here in Medford oregon. I Google searches but all results came up with bad contact info or several hundred miles from my location? Any help would be appreciated thanx in advance
Cody, just wanted to update you that we started a new meet up on meetup.com if you are interested - the one posted about in this thread ended and we started a new one to ensure we keep the ability to network and connect with others interested in real estate - here is the link if you would like to join. it is Jan 27th at 7pm at the Point Grill in Central Point :
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