New Bigger Pockets Member In St. Clair Shores, Michigan

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Hello BP community, I am currently working as a Business Systems Analyst. I have worked for all of the big three automotive companies: GM, Ford and Chrysler in Michigan.

I have been investing in Real Estate for a few years, and view REI as one of the best sources of passive income.

I have been reading the Blogs and listening to the Podcast since May and have already learned a wealth of information.

My current plan is to seek financing to purchase a few Flips to help finance an ultimate goal of acquiring buy-and-hold multi-family apartment buildings.

Future plans may include other areas of REI.

I'm looking forward to connecting with and also meeting others in the BP community. Would like to join a local REI Club.



Good morning, and welcome to BP! Here's some food for thought:

Before you make your first investment, meet with a mortgage/financial professional. They'll ask you to share your short- AND long-term goals, and then they'll help you construct a plan that will do two things:

1. Achieve your short-term goals that will produce proceeds and resources that will,

2. Give you the wherewithal to pursue and achieve your long-term goals

Many investors start off "too hot", and they either overdevelop their first property or they spend their money too fast - either of these behavior will stop you dead in your tracks, and you probably won't even be able to achieve your short-term goals - and you certainly won't have the resources to pursue your long-term goals. Since you're not paying a mortgage pro for consulting, it's in their best interest to give you a solid plan so you're successful.

I wish you the very best!


@Reuben Pierce

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I would like to thank everyone for the great welcome, comments and advice.

Looking forward to all my new connections.  

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