Newbie (sort of) in Millburn, NJ

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Hi everyone, just wanted to take a moment and introduce myself. I've listened to the Podcast and read the forums for years, but am finally taking the time to become more actively involved! I work as a Corporate RE consultant out of NYC, and while I have plenty of academic RE knowledge, I am excited about putting it to work and learning plenty of real world lessons along the way!

My fiancee and I moved to NJ just a few weeks ago, and are looking to begin our RE portfolio by finding an owner occupied duplex in a decent neighborhood, happy to discuss with anyone that may have some advice! Likewise, if there is every anything I can help with, please do not hesitate to reach out, especially with things like financial models and communications materials; as you can imagine, my day job has made me fairly proficient at those!

I look forward to meeting and working with many of you!

@Steve Carlos

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 

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