Newbie from Sydney Australia

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Hi everyone! My name is Allan Burias from Sydney Australia. I am a Filipino who recently migrated to Australia and have been investing in the Philippines on real estate for a about 5 years. I have 3 rental single family properties in the Philippines and would like to continue investing in real estate here in Sydney. I recently purchased our house here in Sydney thru bank mortgage and looking forward to start investing in rentals here. I am learning a lot of thing from Bigger Pockets but I am a little bit overwhelmed with all the information available and don't know how to proceed. Any advise is most appreciated. Thanks!

Welcome, Allan! Sounds like you're way beyond a newbie in real estate! Congrats on the properties you've already acquired and your goals for growing. 

I'm sure moving to a new country is overwhelming enough, much less working to launch a real estate business, too! 

My top recommendation for next steps: If you haven't subscribed to the podcast yet, I can't recommend it highly enough. I lurked in the forums and listened to the podcast for several years before making the leap to buying my first property. The education I received through the podcast was invaluable in giving me the knowledge and confidence to do the first deal. Eight properties later and no looking back now!

Best of luck to you!

Hi Christina for replying to my post! I still consider myself a newbie cause I'm now stucked to 4 properties. Thanks for advise on subscribing to the podcast. I have listened to some of them and they are really great. Hope to connect with you more.

G'day Allan!  Welcome to Oz!  Good luck with your ventures, there are some great deals in Australia still, just have to search hard for them, and don't be afraid to look outside the capital cities.

Cheers

Lindsay

Hello! @Allan Burias

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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