New licensee from Birmingham, AL

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Hello bigger pocket members.

I have recently received my real estate license, and I am past excited to start working in the business. My main focus right now is working with home buyers. I would love to get any and all advice/tips from my fellow forum members. What are some things I can do to get my feet wet so to speak in the industry?

Birmingham is a strong cash flow market and we have had much success with our clients there that are from all over the country and even international. I was a realtor as well who only had worked in residential, but broadening my knowledge and experience in investment portfolios and deals has led myself and my colleagues to gather clients from all corners of the earth and we have seen a great deal of inventory suitable in Birmingham. 

@Jamal Mitchell Welcome to the site!  

As an agent, you may want to check out The Real Estate Agent’s Ultimate Guide to Working with Investors

https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2013/08/2...

Also, some of the podcasts are with guests who have their RE license and are killing it as investors.  So you definitely can learn a ton from them and see how they got their feet wet.  I learn so much from each episode and enjoy and am encouraged by hearing the experiences of others.

https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/category/...

As far as getting your feet wet, you need to have somewhat of an idea of what specific niche(s) that you want to utilize as an investor.  I wish I could offer insight into your area but I have no experience in Birmingham.

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