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Hello all,

I'm Aaron Humerickhouse, I'm a Software Engineer by trade currently in Minnesota.  My wife and I are planning to move to Upstate South Carolina in about year and I thought that this would be a good time to start working with Real Estate Investments.  I currently own a home that I got a lot of equity based on the market behaviors and some renovations that I would use to start my venture.  I'm a whole 5 days into the learning process and know I've got a lot to learn before this happens.  That's why I'm here, I'm looking to learn.

Welcome, Aaron. I am also a software engineer (now managing others) and grew up in upstate South Carolina. I'm now living in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

I am also new to real estate investing and pursuing my first deal.

Have you gone through the BP Beginner's Guide yet? Do you have an idea of what your first goals are in real estate investing?

@Aaron Humerickhouse Welcome! You picked a pretty solid place to start learning ha. Have you researched enough to think about what area of real estate you would be looking to get into (i.e. flipping, buy and hold, passive investing, wholesaling, etc.)?

I would recommend the BP Beginner's Guide as @Fritz Mahnke did, and just getting into the blogs, articles, and forums to see what interests you.

I am in Ohio, but let me know if I can help guide you at all.

Best of luck!

I'm interested in House Hacking and Buy and Hold.  Ideally I can find a 4 unit apartment (buy or build based on the numbers) to start.  I've helped my dad on some flips, but I'm definitely not ready to walk away from my job and don't want to take 5 months of mortgage payments to flip a house.

@Aaron Humerickhouse

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Wishing you the best!

@Aaron Humerickhouse welcome to BP sir!

This is an awesome place to start learning about real estate. This is where I have learned everything that I know about the real estate game and learn more every day. I am actually looking to move to SC as well except to the Charleston area. I would love to chat with you and see what your plans are and maybe we can bounce ideas off of each other as well!

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