New member from Washington, DC

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Hello everyone!

My name is Jason Gottschalk, and I live in Takoma Park, right on the border of DC. I have several rental units in Durham, NC, near where I went to grad school at UNC. I also have a home and airbnb in Takoma Park. I recently cofounded a tech startup in Rockville, MD that is designing resident/guest engagement tools for senior living providers.

I am interested in buy and hold properties to the Maryland/DC area. Specifically I am looking for mid-size multifamily investments in the DC Metro and in Baltimore City.

I've absorbed most of the BiggerPockets podcasts and am always looking to learn more.

Jason

Welcome @Jason Gottschalk

Thank you for introducing yourself. The BP forums are such a great resource. You just may find yourself addicted to growing and learning! Be sure to plug into your local BP community through meet-ups and investment groups.

@Jason Gottschalk welcome to BP. You are in a good place. You have easy access to a hot market -DC, PG country which is very growth and development friendly and Baltimore which is a bargain market with easy opportunities to cash flow.

Hello! @Jason Gottschalk

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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