Hello BP Community!
I am new to REI and living in Chico, CA. I'd like to get started in REI through wholesaling/co-wholesaling, do it virtually also, and eventually branch out to flipping, buy & hold, and other REI strategies. I must say I am LOVING the BP platform!
I am FULL of questions too! Such as, do I need to start out in Chico, or can I start in another nearby area? What does it mean to "farm" my area, and how do I do it? I have not lived in Chico very long - how can I learn about the market and different neighborhoods here? If one does not have a lot of money to start with, what is a good strategy to use (besides wholesaling)?
2016 is going to be a GREAT year for me - the year I get well on my way to becoming financially free! I never want to have to worry about money ever again. I don't want to worry about not being prepared for retirement either. I would like to travel the world - with my little dogs, too! I want to be in a position to help others, instead of me always needing the help. So that is why I am getting into REI, and how I found Bigger Pockets.
I am intelligent and highly motivated - and if I can help anyone out with any tasks, such as getting pictures of properties, whatever - just to help get my feet wet - please get in touch with me! I would LOVE to help out!
Any and all advice is greatly appreciated! Thanks.
Oops - left some stuff out!
I used to work in the legal field in Southern CA, and completed the paralegal program at USD. So I do have a little knowledge about RE. I will be taking classes and getting my RE license soon, and it is my goal to become a broker one day. (I know it's not necessary, but it's something I'd like to do.)
I am hopelessly ADDICTED to HGTV, and I CANNOT WAIT to flip my first house so I can do the designing!
I love animals and have 2 small dogs - Pomeranians. I'd like to own some horse property in CA some day because I've always wanted a horse, ever since I was a little girl!
Ok, that's it for now. ;-)
Hi Lisa welcome to BP . Happy to network.
Hi @RubelinP - Thanks! I will check that out.H
Hi @Jo-AnnLapin - I had tried to call you yesterday. I think we kept playing telephone tag! I saw on another post you mentioned "farm your area". What is that & how do I do it?
Thanks ladies! Nice to meet you on BP!
Hi and Welcome to Biggerpockets @LisaDee Whittington ! All the best!
Thanks @MarlonWilson ! I used to live in your neck of the woods! :-)
I work for the Hignell Companies, we manage about 1500 units in Chico. Let me know if you ever need a rent estimate or anything else. We partner with lots of investors who are on bigger pockets. :)
Welcome! I am a newbie too and in the area trying to figure all this out as well. What's the strategy you are looking to use?
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