Just Getting Started in Tennessee

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Hi, I would like to introduce myself, my name is April Childers and I am just getting started in real estate investing, kinda. I say this because I did own a property in Louisiana for 23 years while I served in the U.S. Navy. Overall it was a good experience but I decided to sell it after retiring because the property management company had really declined. My husband and I recently purchased a two acre piece of property with a trailer on it. Our youngest daughter and her husband are moving down from Kansas City and they will be living in the trailer and we are going to build a SFH on the other acre. Once that is complete and sold we will build another SFH on the other acre. We would really like to get into flipping and purchase some rentals to generate a steady monthly income. We live about an hour west of Nashville and would really like to get started around the Dickson county area. Sorry this intro is so long but from everything I have ready on this sight I need to start networking, so here goes, nice to meet you all.

@Devan Mcclish I would be very interested in learning more about the Dickson market. We are seeing higher prices on available housing and tons of construction. I would really like to find some small multi family unit properties. 

Hello! @April Childers

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 :)

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