New to the forum, Wilmington, NC

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Hello, my name is Dakota and i am relatively new to BiggerPockets. I am aspiring to become a full time real estate investor and architect.

I just recently got out of the United States Marine Corps and now I am about to start a college course for architecture. 

I look forward to meeting new people and getting to know everyone here so please feel free to message me.

@Dakota Chance Matheny

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Wishing you the best!

Welcome to the Jacksonville / Wilmington areas! Separating from the military is a challenging culture and social change that I understand very well as a veteran. Feel free to reach out, connect, or meet up locally with me. 

Best wishes on your future college plans and career, 

James

Hello! @Dakota Chance Matheny

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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