Newbie from Metro Atlanta

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Hello all, just wanted to jump on here for a quick intro. I am a newbie obviously and looking to learn as much as I can before taking on my first investment. I'm thinking rental property is the road I'm looking down but not sure yet. Also interested in possible flips. Not sure if the market favors flips in the Atlanta area or not. Maybe some locals on here can advise. I am currently employed at a local Airline 30 years. Looking for the next step after retirement. Which is about 10 more years down the road. I also may be interested in co investing opportunities as well. Anyway, looking forward to chatting and learning more. Have a blessed day!

Hi Rick, 

It sounds like you have a good head on your shoulders and would do well. My husband and I both hold and flip properties in Atlanta among other markets. It all really comes down to the numbers. With either situation I would say your first move should be learning how to evaluate the different strategies. Next, build your power team. I will make sure that I have multiple sources of information and always verify. 

We have built wealth through both investment strategies in our self directed IRA. If you are not familiar with investing using your SDIRA, it would be something I would recommend looking into.

Best of luck to you and feel free to reach out to us. We sometimes wholesale properties which can help with acquisition end of things. 

@Rick Dupree The Atlanta market most definitely favors flips. At my brokerage we see more interest in flips right now on average than the buy and hold property. With that being said both are great strategies in Atlanta because there are properties to be had at great prices that allow for one or the other and even both in some instances. You definitely just have to decide what best fits your goals and then move forward from there but I would say you cannot go wrong with either strategy in Atlanta presently.  

Originally posted by @Rick Dupree :

Hello all, just wanted to jump on here for a quick intro. I am a newbie obviously and looking to learn as much as I can before taking on my first investment. I'm thinking rental property is the road I'm looking down but not sure yet. Also interested in possible flips. Not sure if the market favors flips in the Atlanta area or not. Maybe some locals on here can advise. I am currently employed at a local Airline 30 years. Looking for the next step after retirement. Which is about 10 more years down the road. I also may be interested in co investing opportunities as well. Anyway, looking forward to chatting and learning more. Have a blessed day!

 Hello and welcome! Best of luck to you!

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