Newbie From Greater Boston!

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Hello All! I just wanted to post this note here as I'm new to the BP community & want to extend an open invitation to connect, chat, network, and share with one another! A bit about me: Alex here, a 24 year old living about 10 miles North of Boston. By day, I'm in B2B Software sales, but have always had a strong interest in the concept of financial freedom through the vehicle of real estate investing. I'm still very much learning & navigating, but am motivated to purchase my first property within the year - likely an owner-occupied FHA. I'm new to this community, though I've been listening to the podcast and reading the classics on and off for the past few years. I'm here to learn, connect, share & potentially meet future advisors, mentors, or even partners, and add value where I can.

@Alexander Nason Welcome to BP! 

Some of my favorite resources:

Podcasts

Episode 108 - Grant Cardone... Just listen…

Episode 283 Paul Thompson - Quite a new episode but I would think everyone would agree this is a top episode. Mainly, the systems implemented are fascinating (VA, automated offers, etc.) Plus...escape velocity...

Episode 113Jay Papasan - Very practical slow and steady advice

Episode 221 - Tim Shiner - his concept of equity build up and "shearing the sheep" shows some of the flexibility of real estate vs a 401k

Last but not least, I also recommend all the tax advice given by my fellow CPAs on the BP Podcast.

Amanda Han

Brandon Hall

Tax Reform Update – Brandon Hall and Amanda Han

Linda Weygant

Guides

Ultimate Beginners Guide

Forum Stickies

BP Calculators or spreadsheets uploaded by members

My Favorite Books

I have to say all of the BP books…right? :)

The Millionaire Next Door

The Millionaire Real Estate Investor

What Every Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow

Hope this information can give you a good start. Feel free to reach out with any questions. 

@Alexander Nason welcome to BP! As mentioned above, take advantage of all the podcasts available. Also, try to narrow in on exactly what you want to do and study that. Try to engage with as many like minded individuals as you and those who have already done what you’re looking to accomplish. Best of luck! Please reach out should you have any questions!

Hi Alex, 

I find myself in almost the exact situation as you. I'm also north of the city and would definitely be interested in getting together at some point to connect and share resources, etc. 

Welcome to BP!  I also got started about 6 months ago!  I just put my first deal under contract and like you am doing an owner occupied or househack for my first deal!  It's been really exciting and fun with so much that I've learned so far through this experience!  How's your house hunting going?

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