New Investor from South Florida

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Hello everyone,

I am finally getting into the real estate investor world. I have been listening to the podcasts here for about 6 months. I have been looking at investing into the real estate for the past 5 years but have been to scared to follow through. My New Year's resolution is to start this year.

My goal is 1 property this year whether single family, mobile home park or multi-family.  I live in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl,  but I am looking in quite a few areas since I have family all up and down the east coast. 

I look forward to meeting and talking to everyone.

Brent Markham

Hi @Brent Markham Glad you found BP! There's an unlimited wealth of knowledge to be found in these pages to help kickstart your journey!

A few words of advice for you...

If you haven't already, make it a priority to get out a local Real Estate Investors meet-up. Interacting face to face will help tremendously with forming those critical relationships to aid your progress. Experienced investors will want to help you if you show initiative, drive, and genuine interest. Focus on how you might be able to help them in their business!

Avoid the "shiny object syndrome" by narrowing down your niche as soon as possible. Be very specific about what you are looking for.

Use the BP calculators every day to run the numbers on prospective deals. With lots of practice you will be able to identify a good deal quickly and jump on it when the opportunity presents itself.

Good Luck!

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