I'm so excited to have found bigger pockets thanks to my brother. My brother and I had been house hacking before we knew that term. He rents two of his rooms in Nashville, TN while pursuing his PhD and I live and work in Charlotte, NC as an actuary and rent out three of my rooms. I have a solid background in Excel and VBA which helped me analyze my first house hack and I've continued to keep reading books and listening to podcasts. I've already read the book on Raising Private Capital and am currently reading The Book on Rental Property Investing from the BiggerPockets book list.
Although I'd be interested in trying to find deals in Charlotte, NC I'm also looking in Bay City/Saginaw/Midland area in Michigan as I still have connections there and the rent/property ratio, in general, is much higher at the moment. I'm looking to slowly grow my portfolio and am looking forward to reading your stories. I'm still chomping at the bit to BRRRR for the first time.
Welcome to BP @Jacob Allweil
It might be short notice, but we have a Charlotte BP social networking meetup the first Tuesday of the month. It is a great opportunity to meet and talk with other investors here in Charlotte and hear what they are doing. The next one is tonight (Sept. 4th). See the link below for details.
Thanks @Chris T. That sounds like a great time. I work in Ballantyne and hope I can make it up there to join you, and if not tonight definitely next month. I appreciate you reaching out. If I could buy you coffee/tea sometime please let me know.
Welcome @Jacob Allweil to Bigger Pockets. This is an awesome place, with so much information.
I'm in Colorado, but I'm from Bay City as well. I've bought a few properties there. The market there has some interesting numbers, but also some challenges. Let me know if you have any questions.
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