17 Yr. Member from Philadelphia, PA.

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"Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story."

-John Shipp

Hello world!

I'm 17 years old, almost 18. Over the past year, I have taken a keen interest in the great world that is Real Estate Investing. I'm a passionate driven dreamer with hopes of a successful future in real estate. However at a young age, it has been difficult and financially straining to start anything in REI. Despite this Real Estate Investing is my 'burning desire' and I hope there is someone out there that I can learn from to help fulfill my definite purpose.

Thanks Very much.

Welcome to Biggerpockets @Ousmane Sow . Getting educated would be the best way to start. You can start with the course on the Ultimate Beginner's Guide. You can find it under Education.

@Ousmane Sow Welcome to BP, I was 18 when I found the site and was in the same situation as you. Here we are three years later, and I finally have a property. Stick with it, getting started young is your biggest advantage.

@Ousmane Sow as @Axel Ragnarsson mentioned, realizing the fascinating world of RE and the major potential it offers at a young age is an advantage. Continue learning via books, podcast, and talking to people who are in the game. Make sure you pick a niche that works for you and stick to it until you master it. Ask questions on the forums & Network, network, NETWORK! Best of luck!

Hi @Ousmane Sow and welcome to BP. BP is a great place to find information on real estate while connecting with other real estate investors. You came to the right place. I wish you all the best. You are not alone in your real estate ambition. 

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