Closing on My First Deal in Cincinnati

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Hey fellow BP-ers! I figured I would make my obligatory new member introduction before posting about the intricacies of working through my first deal over the coming weeks.

A little bit about me -- I am originally from Lebanon, Ohio, but currently live in Hyde Park with my girlfriend. Last year, I graduated from Northern Kentucky University right across the river and have since been working downtown Cincinnati as a Data Analyst for about 11 months now.

Like many of the BP Podcast guests, I started my real estate journey after reading the book "Rich Dad Poor Dad" when I was about 15 and have been interested ever since. Now that I'm out of college and have some capital to work with, I have been looking for opportunities to invest and get my feet wet in REI. Currently, I am focused on buy-and-hold, small multi-family units within 10-15 minutes of downtown and/or the local college campuses. In my free time, I enjoy reading, running, and spending time with friends and family.

I am a lifelong learner and am always seeking to better understand the world around me. If you ever want to reach out, grab lunch, or just generally talk shop, I am always available. Looking forward to networking with everyone local and abroad as I continue to build out my portfolio!


Welcome to the club Kyle. Congrats on your first purchase and I wish you many more. If you have any interest in investing in Northern Kentucky let me know!

Congrats Kyle, and welcome to BP!  I too would love to hear about the deal......and equally important, how the heck are you properly capitalized right out of college??!!  Takes most people years, present company included 😅

Thanks for the welcome everyone! Larger post on the first deal to come, but it was a duplex that I plan to house hack.

I am capitalized now mostly due to living below my means and having had a few good stock picks over the last year or so. Scholarship from school also helped to free up monthly expenses.

Welcome Kyle. even though I am a noob myself, im looking to cut my teeth with a duplex house hack too only I'm in Indianapolis. Look forward to following your journey as you share it.

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