Hello from Arlington WA

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Hi everyone!  

I'm new to real estate investing in NW Washington state, but I have really enjoyed listening to the podcasts and reading (many) of the books from the reading list.  I think I can do this!

It would be nice to tie into a local REIA, if there is one in my area. I'd appreciate some help as I learn the BP ropes.

Thank you for having me.  I'm looking forward to learning more!


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@Marty Houghton check out meetup.com for a number of local groups. My wife and I try to attend the Cacasdia Investor Aaliance at Bob’s Burger up in Marysville on the 4th Monday of the month. It’s a good group of people and will give you the opportunity to meet and ask questIons of investors using different strategies. I think there are also other meet ups in Mount Vernon but I haven’t attended that one. Best of luck.

Hello! @Marty Houghton

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 have other blogs that may be helpful here on BP in my personal blog that you can check out. Good Luck :)

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