My name is Jacob, I live in the Los Angeles county area. I work full-time as a data specialist and I am currently in school to finish a real estate course to receive a real estate sales license and even a broker's license further on down the line. I am a first-time investor and have plans to invest outside of the state; preferably with owner financing to start.
Welcome @Jacob Rascon . I might want to get a real estate license someday soon... How do you like the course?
@Derek L. I primarily went to get a real estate license because I was not entirely sure where to begin in the investor's world. The courses are more repetitive and bulky, however, I am about to start a Finance and than Appraisal class so I am looking forward to those.
@Jacob Rascon Welcome! I'm also a SoCal newbie (down in San Diego). What appraisal class are you eyeing? I'd love to develop a better understanding of that piece of the puzzle as well and if you found something you think looks good, let me know!
@Will Price I'm enrolled for a basic real estate appraisal course right now. Currently, started in the Finance class. Seems limited at the moment.
I am also a newbie living in LA county. Welcome. Hope to see you around the site.
Welcome to BP @Jacob Rascon ! How do you like the course you are taking? What states are you looking to target for the investing side?
@Dan Barli Class is as expected, erring on the side of caution is the curriculum, but not very productive for investing in rentals. I have viewed Texas as a good option, but still openly looking.
What kind of returns are you seeking out of state @Jacob Rascon ? Are you looking for anything in particular?
Hello! @Jacob Rascon
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 :)
Happy late welcome to BP.
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