Whats up everyone! My name is Justin, I'm from Utica, MI. My background in real estate/rehabs has been full gut job remodeling houses that my parents have lived in as well as remodeling my current home, at one point I was a mortgage loan originator (helps knowing how mortgages/financing works), and I'm currently in the process of getting my home inspection certification to help identify issues for my own benefit was well as generate additional income. Once I started remodeling my own home it made me realize that all of my experience has built a solid base to begin this real estate investment endeavor.
I've decided to transition out of the 9-5 cubicle life and begin investing in real estate again, SFH and multi is what i'm mostly interested in. Most of my jobs have been transportation/logistics/supply chain related and I've come to a cross roads of either do it or don't start investing. I'm really hoping to build on my knowledge and hopefully pass on some of what I've learned from an earlier rental fail.
The main reason I joined BP was the massive support of this community! Everything from the podcasts to the forums has really opened my mind up to all the possibilities of investment opportunities within real estate. It's really great to see all the support and ambition of the others members.
Welcome Justin! I'm also a newbie from Utica, sounds like you've got some good experience under your belt.
Glad to see you aboard. You're right, you'll get great support and you can learn a ton.
Hope to see you in then trenches!
@Justin Shankus We've got your back. Always be sure to take some of the biting constructive criticism and recommendations with a grain of salt. Always remember to persist and you will WIN!!!
@Justin Shankus Hey Justin and welcome to Bigger Pockets! Bigger Pockets is your golden ticket to great success. Get deals done the right way and reach out to experienced real estate investors on Bigger Pockets. Congratulations and I wish you all the success.
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