Newbie from NW Indiana/South Suburbs IL, Dyer IN

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Hello all! What a great place this Bigger Pockets is!! My name is Christine Raimbault and I am from Dyer, IN. Currently I have no experience in real estate, I am an owner of a DJ/Karaoke business as well as a dispatcher for over 20 years. After that many years I am ready for a career change. I just started learning about Wholesale and one day hope to move up to flipping and investing. I hope one day I will be able to turn my adventures here into a family run business. I can't believe all the great information that is out here for us to learn and take in! I plan on taking advantage of all the education offered. I have found so many great resources here already and also the website where I learned about Bigger Pockets, I feel like a kid in a candy store right now! I look forward to talking to you all on here from time to time! I hope you all have a truly wonderful day!

@Christine Raimbault

Welcome. Fill in the foundation below.

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Check out BiggerPockets Ultimate Beginner's Guide - A fantastic free book that walks through many of the key topics of real estate investing.

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Locate and attend 3 different local REIA club meetings great place to meet people gather resources and info. Here you will meet wholesalers who provide deals and rehabbers (cash buyers). Find them through Google and

Two Great reads, I bought both J. Scott The Book on Flipping Houses, The Book on Estimating ReHab Costs

Couple good reads

Ultimate Guide to wholesaling

Download BP’s newest book here some good due diligence in Chapter 10. Real Estate Rewind Starting over

Good Luck


Welcome to BiggerPockets, @Christine Raimbault . I used to live just over the border in Crete. 

I did quite well, live-in flipping throughout Chicagoland. Are you looking to stay in IN, or would you cross the border? I think @David Green is active in the SE/NW IN area...

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