Newbie, from Texas

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Hello BP and community,

My name is Paul Gonzales from San Antonio and Im looking to phase out of my profession of being a Tile Contractor for 30 yrs, and start working towards Building on my Home Inventory.

I plan on Buy and hold on my investments that I acquire. 

I have much to learn, but I feel really determined to stay busy in this new venture of mine. Thank you for reading my intro, and now its time to Rock On!  Peace, 

P Gonzales

@Paul Gonzales

Welcome. Your profession should be a big help in real estate.

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

You might consider Niche or Specialized Housing like student housing. Rents can be 2-4 times more. Remember you don't have to own a property to control it.

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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