Omaha newbie looking at starting buy and hold portfolio

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Hello BP friends,

My name is Jose Peña and I currently live in the great city of Omaha, NE. I have been reading and listening to a lot of real estate information. The BP forums, podcasts, books, and meetups have helped me gain a better understanding of how I want to use real estate to gain passive income and eventually financial freedom. My wife is really supportive and is helping me along the process.

I graduated from UNO and became a software engineer. I really like what I do, but who doesn't love the idea of spending more time with the family and hobbies. I plan to continue working while building my buy and hold portfolio to help finance properties.

I'm currently working with a great agent, have a HELOC in place, and analyzing properties daily to find something that makes sense. I plan on going to the monthly meetup because I really like the idea of talking about real estate and brainstorming ideas with other investors. Our goal is to be able to buy at least two properties the first year and double the figure every year. I'll let you all know as soon as we get our first property.

I look forward to meeting many of you and becoming more active on the forums.

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