Newbie from Miami, FL

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Hello my name is Mikeala Weaver. I currently reside in Miami, FL. I'm originally from Louisville, KY. I've been here since February 2015. Loving the Miami weather. I don't have any type of background in real estate. When I say I'm a newbie, I'm a NEWBIE. I'm currently working on a contractor position at Cardinal Health. My goals in real estate is to become a successful investment realtor. I want to flip houses, rent, and sale. I know this isn't going to be easy but I got the drive to want to learn. I came across bigger pocket last year by doing research on websites that help ones in the real estate industry. I'm anxious to get started but I'm overwhelmed. 

@Mikeala Weaver welcome to BP! Are you looking to invest in Louisville or Miami? I'm just getting staretd in Louisville and have my second house under contract. Make sure you sign up for key word alerts so you can stay in the loop.

Originally posted by @Tyler Bodi :

@Mikeala Weaver welcome to BP! Are you looking to invest in Louisville or Miami? I'm just getting staretd in Louisville and have my second house under contract. Make sure you sign up for key word alerts so you can stay in the loop.

Hello @Tyler Bodi. Nice to meet you. Currently I'm looking at Miami to invest because that where I reside. Now that you mention that, maybe sometime in the future I would consider Louisville. Once the money start flowing, I can "afford," to go back and forth. 

@Mikeala Weaver

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Hello! @Mikeala Weaver

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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