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Hi! I'm from Los Angeles (Eagle Rock), CA.  So excited and looking forward to learning and networking with others.  Happy New Year!  Wishing the BEST to all of you and your families  :)

Welcome @Joyce Tebangin . You made it to the best place for anyone wanting to get started in real estate- Biggerpockets. I hope you reach out to anyone who you look up. Pretty much anyone on here is very approachable and I think you will find we all love to help one another. See you around the forums!

Hi Joyce,

Welcome to BP, this is a great website and resource for all types of real estate investing.

I always recommend these 3 things to people beginning in Real Estate Investing:

1) Do a lot of research here

2) Do not spend a lot of money with coaches, it would be much better to put that money to work and learn from experience, I'm not against coaches or education, but you need to be careful as there are some that are really bad

3) There are many real estate clubs out there, visit them, select your favorites and meet other investors working your area. You can find info on clubs here and also you can look at meetup.com. Networking is key to success.

Bill Tan has a networking group that meets once a month in Arcadia, this is the link:

http://www.meetup.com/Los-Angeles-Asian-Real-Estat...

and there is also a FIBI in Pasadena:

http://www.meetup.com/FIBI-Real-Estate-Pasadena/

InvestClub for women is good, and they meet in Glendale:

http://www.womensinvestclub.com/Pages/default.aspx

There are several other good ones... but I suggest you start with those clusb and see what others are doing.

Cheers! see you around...

Welcome @Joyce Tebangin ! Let me know if you need anything or any questions, will be glad to give out free advice.
@Fay Chen you are Not a newbie :-P Happy new year! More prosperous 2016!
Joyce Tebangin : Fay Chen is pretty nice, she has a great program should you choose to buy and hold out of state. ;)

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