Newbie in the Fort Collins area

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Hey my name is Manny Hudson I live in the Fort Collins area and I’m really trying to get into REI as a tool to reach financial freedom. I listen to the podcast just about every day and I wanted to see if you guys could recommend some books on the different types of lending methods out there. I haven’t done any deals and I think by getting a better understanding of the different type of lending methods will push me forward in the right direction.

Hi @Emmanuel Hudson ... welcome!

I'll private message you a link to a recording of a 2 hour class we did for the Northern Colorado Real Estate Investor on Financing here locally. Hopefully, I'll see you at a local meeting in the future.

Hey Manny,

Welcome to BP! I'm also in Fort Collins, on the very front end of my investing journey as well. The resources on BP are pretty stellar. This article from @Joshua Dorkin is a great intro on hard money lending. I haven't had a chance to read it yet, but @Brandon Turner wrote a pretty comprehensive book on investing with low and no money down, which is linked here.

Outside of that, I'm still learning myself. @James Orr has some excellent resources as well (from what I hear), so I'll be picking his brain next week in an effort to mine some of the knowledge he's got.

Again, welcome! Perhaps we can get together as well over a cup of coffee. PM me if you've got a bit of extra time and we'll see if we can get something on the calendar.


Cheers!

Hello! @Emmanuel Hudson

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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