New member from small town Benton, KY

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Hi, I’m Matt Green from Benton, KY. I’ve been listening to the podcasts and reading the forums and some of the suggested books over the last few months. I got turned on to real estate investing by a co worker of mine who has been a land lord for several years. My wife and I are soon to close on our first duplex! Our plan is to house hack with this one while we sell our current and use the equity from our sale to fund future multi family properties. I love reading all your stories and learning from everyone’s experiences and I hope to be able to contribute more as we learn along the way!

Hello! @Matthew Green

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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