Newbie from Central Texas

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I’m very excited to learn from this site and network with others. My name is David McPhail and live outside Killeen, TX. My wife is an active Realtor in our local market and we recently purchased our first investment property. Our goal is to invest in multiple multi- family properties and teach our children how to make money work for you. I hope to learn a lot and network with others.

@David McPhail hello and welcome to BiggerPockets!

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Congratulations and I wish you all the best.

You are not alone in your real estate ambition.

Welcome David! I am also a fellow Newbie out in West Texas but have been curious about the Killeen market and interested in learning more. Would love to connect and chat about that.

Caleb

@David McPhail

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Wishing you the best!

Hello! @David McPhail

Welcome to BP, and congratulations on making the decision to invest in your future via real estate.

I have written a few blog posts that may help you get started here on BP, and with your investing. Please click on the links, give them a read, and share your thoughts in the comments.

First is a post that I feel will help not get overwhelmed with the amount of info that is here on BP:

https://www.biggerpockets.com/blogs/5868/52761-the-simple-guide-to-getting-started-on-bp

The second is a post that will help get you focused with your real estate investing goals:

https://www.biggerpockets.com/blogs/5868/52743-im-new-to-bp-any-advice-would-be-appriciated

The last one is a post that will help you choose an “investor friendly” real estate agent.

There are many agents out there, but it’s important to choose the right one.

https://www.biggerpockets.com/blogs/5868/52724-im-new-to-investing-how-do-i-find-an-investor-friendly-agent

I love answering questions if you have any! Good Luck :)

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