New Member - Corpus Christi, TX

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Hello BiggerPockets,

I am new to the BP community, and new to real estate investing. I am currently a full-time engineer with an oil and gas company in Corpus Christi, TX. My wife @Catie Burt , and I have a one-year-old son and a daughter coming in August. We graduated in 2014 from Texas A&M, spent three years in North Dakota, and are happy to be back home in Texas. As we are balancing a young, growing family and career, life is busy and crazy at times, but we are anxious to get started in REI, in one form or another.

To avoid staying on the sidelines for too long, we are steadily chipping away at our "to-dos" to get started. Working on educating ourselves, building a network, and learning about our local market (along with some potential out-of-state turnkey options).

Looking forward to engaging with the BP community! 

You are off to a good start with learning the process but the best way to stay off the sidelines is to start engaging with real people to take concrete steps towards a purchase (such as a lender)

Great to meet you. I’m an engineer in the corpus area in the same phase as you. I have found the there are a few active Facebook groups here in corpus. I recommend checking them out.

@Aaron K. Good advice. We have a connection with a private money lender that we are hoping to work with. I assume you would also recommend meeting with local banks and credit unions? Any additional thoughts on setting up meetings with potential lenders?


@Chris Mittal Will do. Would be happy to meet up and chat if you are interested.


@Larry Fried Thanks, Larry. Same to you up in Oregon. Have you done any out of state deals in your investing career?

My wife and I are local realtors and investors in the Corpus area. We have investor friendly lenders that we deal with on our personal deals. Let me know what I can help you with. Let’s try and chat on the phone if possible.

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