New member from Northwest Indiana

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Hello Everyone at BP,

Tim Walach from Portage, IN

I am a Machinery Technician for the U.S. Coast Guard, I have been on active duty for almost 10 years now. Originally from the Chicago area, so we are glad to be stationed back home! I have a wonderful wife and two awesome boys. We are homeowners but new to REI. I stumbled upon BP while doing some REI homework on YouTube and I've been hooked! I'm up to Pod cast 18 and of course I had to get Rich Dad Poor Dad because the good majority said that was their favorite RE book. Finished it in one day, very inspired by Robert K. My ultimate goal in Real Estate is to be able to go full time and be financially free when retired from the service in 10 years. My plan has yet to be developed but my strategy is to achieve that mainly through buy and hold in Northwest Indiana. Cant wait to learn from the BP family and connect with some local like minded people.

Thanks for reading and glad to be here

Welcome to BP, Tim.  Everyone here is very helpful so it's definitely a great resource.

It sounds like we have very similar goals!  I'm also just starting out looking to invest in buy and holds in Northwest Indiana (financially free in 10 years sounds good too!).

Best of luck to you!

@Tim Walach  Hi and welcome to BiggerPockets! It’s a great place to learn more about investing and meet the people you want to meet. If you haven't yet, be sure to check out the The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Real Estate Investing and don't forget to set up your Keyword Alerts!

You are in a great area for investing right now.  I am invested in NWI myself.

I'm late to the party, but welcome to BP @Tim Walach ! Always nice to see someone else from Da Region here. Are you primarily looking at both Lake and Porter county, or somewhere else? I live in Lake, and don't know much about Porter. I'd be happy to 'swap info' about neighborhoods.

There is a TON of info on here, and the people are very friendly and helpful. Good luck, and happy hunting!

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