Hello BP! My name is James and I'm new to real estate investing. My background is in Digital Marketing and Graphic Design, but I've been educating myself over the past few months in preparation to break into the REI industry. My goals are to flip several properties and build capital, then get into buy and hold to generate passive income through cash flow. Currently, I've been focusing on the Dundalk area in Baltimore County. I'm currently seeking to build my professional network and get my first property under contract. BiggerPockets has been an awesome learning tool (especially the Podcasts) that I wish I had discovered sooner!
Welcome to BP @James Bowerman . Youve come to the right place
welcome James! Dundalk definitely has some fixer-uppers. If I could do it again, I would have read the book on Estimating Rehab costs and gotten someone with a few flips under their belt to come and look through a place with me. And whatever you do come up with as a rehab number, double it. Then calculate if it's still a good deal. Good luck!
Welcome to the Bigger Pockets community. It is a great place to learn about real estate.
Thanks guys! I'm excited for what the future holds. @Travis Paez I'll definitely check out the book, especially since J successfully started flipping in Baltimore.
@James Bowerman Welcome to BP! Check out the Baltimore REIA and BWI Meetup!
@Anil Samuel I'm planning on attending the BWI Meetup next Wednesday.
@James Bowerman welcome to BP. I like the Dundalk area. I think it is a good area for rentals.
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