Newbie from Northern Virginia - Excited to connect and learn!

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Hello BP Community!

Thank you for this opportunity! I am Ernest Chamblee and currently live in Woodbridge, VA. I have followed the BiggerPockets podcast for some time now and finally have gotten online and put forward the effort to be involved with this awesome community!

I got into business/franchising after serving in the US Army.  I currently own a couple Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchises, but have began to devote more capital and time to becoming more active in the real estate industry.  My goal is grow from wholesaling opportunities to full redevelopment as well as scale our full service real estate business, True Loyalty Properties.  

I hope being connected to the BP Community will afford the opportunity not only to learn from many others more experienced, but then also give me the opportunity to share what I have learned.  Excited to connect - and please let me know if there is anything I can ever do to help! 

Thank you!


Originally posted by @Jose Garcia :

@Ernest Chamblee Welcome to BP and Thank you for your service!!! Just like the others mentioned join in the conversations as you see needed. There's so much to learn from so many people!!! I wish you all the best!!!

 Thank you, very much!  It was my pleasure and honor, thank you.  Appreciate the advice.  Excited to dive-in. 

Originally posted by @Dave Visaya :

Hello @Ernest Chamblee, welcome to BiggerPockets! It is great to have you and please feel free to jump in the community - there are certainly great people around here!

 Thank you, Dave! Excited to interact and learn! Glad to be part of this community. 

Welcome to BP!

Welcome from Richmond!

Welcome to BP @Ernest Chamblee! You seem like you have a great mindset and head on your shoulders, just keep going. I am actually currently active duty in the Army at Fort Belvoir, living in  Woodbridge. I am pretty new to investing and am always looking for opportunities to network and share goals with others whether it's over coffee or networking events. I'd love to get to know your goals and business a little more!

@Jake Torrens thank you for the message and excited to network.  Just sent you a request! Look forward to building and learning more about your goals and helping anyway I can! Talk soon. 

Hey @Jack Nguyen ! Thank you! Awesome you are out up Springfield.  Let's get it going! We will have to get together sometime talk through some goals and plans.  And welcome to BP to you as well my friend!


@Ernest Chamblee  Hey Ernest! You just became a bigger person in real estate investing by signing up on Bigger Pockets! At Bigger Pockets, you can reach out to other real estate investors while completing deals successfully and correctly. Once again, welcome to Bigger Pockets! You are not alone in your real estate ambition.

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