My name is Brian Krause. I live in Colorado Springs, Colorado and just got my first long term tenant in my rental. My family moved to a new location in Colorado Springs but didn't want to give up the former property, so we decided to rent it. It's a 2800 sq ft ranch with finished basement. 4 beds with study, 3 baths and two car garage. So as you can read, this is my first step into the this area. Would love to possibly purchase a few more rentals in the future if the opportunity is right.
Welcome to the Bigger Pockets community. It is a great place to learn about real estate.
Colorado Springs remains a strong rental market. Welcome to BP - Let me know if I can help.
@Brian Krause Welcome to BP. That is how a lot of people get started, keep and rent their former homes. Good luck to you on adding more rentals.
Hi @Brian Krause Great to see more Coloradans on BP!
I always love meeting other folks that are investing here - let me know if you ever make it to one of the Denver meetups!
Let me know if I can direct you to any resources here on BiggerPockets, or if I can help you get in touch with the folks that can help you with your Real Estate goals!
Welcome to the vibrant BP community and your venture into landlording.
Below, is the link to a blog that will give you some input prior to the purchase of your next rental.
Good luck and best wishes with your future REI activities.
@Brian Krause welcome from a fellow landlord. Set up some keyword alerts and you can dig into some topics of interest or areas of interest.
I host a local Landlord Meetup here in Denver. It's a bit far but if you are interested send me a PM.
Welcome to Bigger Pockets. Nice way to become an investor.
If you have time consider spending 30 minutes for 30 consecutive days on Bigger Pockets. You will receive an Addict award along with a habit; as well as learning and retaining useful real estate information without struggling.
We are considered to be the average of the 5 people we spend the most time with so connect with REIA meetings, accountability partners, and mastermind groups to engage with individuals interested in real estate investing.
At the bottom of this page is a list with help in it. Click on help. You will see answers to questions that you didn't even think of.
Looking forward to sharing insights with you in the forums.
Enjoy as you prosper.....
Welcome to BP. As a newer real estate agent and very be landlord myself, I have found BP invaluable. I have recently acquired my first 2 rentals and have already encountered a few pitfalls...ha. Let me know if you have any questions that a fellow newbie may be able to help with!
Welcome to BP Brian! Make sure you check out the BP podcasts with Josh and Brandon. They are educational and motivating for both newbies and experienced investors. Plus you can keep the learning going while driving, working out, etc.
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