New member from Little Rock, AR

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I'm a newbie from Little Rock.  I am also an architect.  By day, I do mostly commercial work for my firm.  However, I have a passion for residential design as well.  I have a side business designing houses for private clients and/or builders and have done numerous houses in central Arkansas for over 14 years.  Many of these houses have been remodels/renovations.  I love to take something that is boring or dated and transform it into something new and exciting.  I'm excited to be a part of the BP community since I see a lot of folks out there doing this very thing in their areas.  Good design can be accomplished on a budget.  

I would love the chance to connect with folks in the BP community.



Welcome to Bigger Pockets!

I'm originally from Southern Arkansas, (born in NLR), but am currently in California.  I am pretty sure that I will be coming back to Arkansas within the next few years.

I have plans to invest in Arkansas before I come back, and when I do come back I will likely be remodeling an existing home or building a new home in Central Arkansas, so maybe I'll need your services for one or all of those things.


Thanks everyone.  The work I have done to this point involves either desigining new residences or modifications to existing homes.  I enjoy it all, but the renovations are often the most fun as they require some creativity to pull it all together.  

I am attaching some images showing a before and after for a renovation that I worked on in Little Rock.  The builder is a friend of mine who specializes in flipping.  I did the design work along the way and he did the financing and construction.  In this particular project, we basically doubled the square footage by adding a second level which included new roof lines, new bedroom spaces and a fully renovated downstairs as well.  It all came together nicely.  I would love to do more flips like this.

Hello! @Josh Newton

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:

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

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.

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

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