I've been listening to BP for almost a year now and finally got around to registering on BP.com. Looking to further my investment career via real estate and network with like minded folks. Currently working as a lawyer in Washington DC and also trying to grow my investment company. Glad to finally be a part of the community at BP!!
Welcome to BP.
Welcome to BP @Brenden Stoner ! Glad you registered for an account.
Welcome to BP @Brenden Stoner There is a very large community of investors from DC and the grater DC area here on BP
@Brenden Stoner welcome to BP. A great place to start is the free guides under the "education" tab
Will you be a buy and hold investor?
Yes, mostly buy and hold.
Welcome to BP. DC is a very exciting for market with many different avenues towards success.
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 the No Money Down book by Brandon Turner
Thanks all, for the recommendations and warm welcome! Much appreciated.
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Welcome to BP@Brenden Stoner Are you originally from DC/ DC area?
Im originally from Philadelphia. Moved to DC in 2008.
Welcome Brenden, to Bigger Pockets!
Good to see DC, here! BP is a great platform to get started, to be informed and make connections. Put the work in Brenden, even when you are challenged...because you will be. Take that moment, and review the reason you started your journey in real estate. In that moment...you will decide that you believe your vision or you will give up. The work is believing...
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