Newbie from Parma, OH.

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Hey all, my name is Matt. I'm in the process of buying my first home, and in the process I've become extremely interested in investing in real estate. I'm 23 years old and I'm here to learn anything I can. Thanks for having such a wonderful resource available to everyone.

I'm not educated enough to have a full plan yet. But I would say that the bare bones of my long term goals would be to gain equity in my house, and invest in duplexes in the future. Eventually turning my sfh into a rental property.

@Matt Scott

Welcome. 

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

Two Great reads, I bought both J. Scott The Book on Flipping Houses, The Book on Estimating ReHab Costs http://www.biggerpockets.com/flippingbook

Consider checking out HUD homes for small multi's owner occupied gets first crack.

Download BP’s newest book here some good due diligence in Chapter 10. Real Estate Rewind Starting over

http://www.biggerpockets.com/files/user/brandonatbp/file/real-estate-rewind-a-biggerpockets-community-book

Good Luck

Paul 

Thank you everyone for the replays and advice. Suffice to say I have a lot of reading ahead of me, not a bad thing. Hope to be seeing you all around here soon!

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