Real Estate beginner

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I am active duty soldier with desires to get involved in Real Estate investing. I am beginning with poor credit and little to no disposable income. I know thaty position isn't optimal but knowledge is power and so I'm here to gain as much knowledge as possible.

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Hello @Darren Bradley and welcome to BP. BP is a great place to start your real estate adventure! Not only does BP have great forums and is a great networking place, it also has free online videos and courses for you to watch and learn from at your own convenience. I wish you best of luck.  

@Darren Bradley

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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.

Check out the free BiggerPockets Podcast - A weekly podcast with interviews and a ton of great advice. And you get the benefit of having over 100 past ones to catch up on.

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

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

We do free MultiFamily investing training for veterans EMAIL me for info my BP PM does NOT work check my profile.

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

Good Luck


Hey, I'm about two years into my investing in the Fort Hood area.  I'm doing flips and rentals.  I've got four properties so far, and think I've hit on a good model.  Willing to talk, and if we can, work together.

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