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Hey everyone!

My name is Brooke and I joined BP to connect with some investors as well as learn more about the market from different points of view. My company specializes in residential and apartment complex construction/remodel, so it is very interesting to me to learn more about the whole process as opposed to just the contracting side. We work in Washington state, Oregon, California and Arizona. Hope to connect with some of you!

Hello @Brooke Webster and from one Arizona resident to another, let me be the first to welcome you to Bigger Pockets! At BP, you can get the information you need on real estate investment. BP has free online educational videos and courses for you to watch and learn and also has informative forums posted by other real estate investors. You came to the right place and I wish you all the best.

hi brooke, welcome! newbie here too. just wished to introduce myself. formerly from washington, dc, i'm just getting started in the staging arena in california and i'm looking to make some connections as well. thanks and sincerely, sydney

@Brooke Webster

Welcome to BP Brooke.  

I love Scottsdale.  My wife and I was in Sedona a few years ago.  

BiggerPockets! It’s a great place to learn as much as you want about investing and meet the people you want to meet.

Here are a few recommendations to get going in the right direction:

Beginner’s Guide: http://www.biggerpockets.com/real-estate-investing

To connect with other BP members that are in your immediate area: http://www.biggerpockets.com/meet

Set up keyword alerts to be notified of the topics that interest you: http://www.biggerpockets.com/alerts

BP Podcasts: http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/category/p...

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All the best. 

Welcome @Brooke Webster   I joined a couple months ago for some of the same reasons. The community here has been very helpful and the info invaluable. I'm sure you'll find joining one of the best things you could have done as you educate yourself about the investor side of things. 

Enjoy!

@Brooke Webster

Welcome. 

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 meetup.com

Two Great reads, I bought both J. Scott The Book on Flipping Houses, The Book on Estimating ReHab Costs http://www.biggerpockets.com/flippingbook

Consider checking out HUD homes for small multi's owner occupied gets first crack.

You might consider Niche or Specialized Housing like student housing. Rents can be 2-4 times more. Remember you don't have to own a property to control it.

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

http://www.biggerpockets.com/files/user/brandonatbp/file/real-estate-rewind-a-biggerpockets-community-book

Good Luck

Paul 

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