Real Estate newbie in Los Angeles

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Hi everyone!

My name is Dan Stone and I'm an artist working in Glendale on kids shows.

I've spent the last two years educating myself in financial literacy, having dabbled with currency trading, micro investing and finally realizing that I'd rather not gamble for tens of dollars but actually learn how to use my money in a way that can see real gains.

The last six months taught me just how -not very promising- a lot of financial products actually are. As a result, I'm refocusing my efforts on expanding my side hustles and working towards my first real estate investment. I've just taken the exam to become a Notary and I'm currently working on my certification to do mortgage and loan signings. I've also begun studying to become a realtor. All while keeping my day job.

Now I'm in the middle of my first attempt at turning a lease option into a master lease so I can get my first rental property - Which is why I've finally decided to stop lurking and start participating and maybe get some good advice!

Originally posted by @Dan Stone :

Hi everyone!

My name is Dan Stone and I'm an artist working in Glendale on kids shows.

I've spent the last two years educating myself in financial literacy, having dabbled with currency trading, micro investing and finally realizing that I'd rather not gamble for tens of dollars but actually learn how to use my money in a way that can see real gains.

The last six months taught me just how -not very promising- a lot of financial products actually are. As a result, I'm refocusing my efforts on expanding my side hustles and working towards my first real estate investment. I've just taken the exam to become a Notary and I'm currently working on my certification to do mortgage and loan signings. I've also begun studying to become a realtor. All while keeping my day job.

Now I'm in the middle of my first attempt at turning a lease option into a master lease so I can get my first rental property - Which is why I've finally decided to stop lurking and start participating and maybe get some good advice!

 Welcome to the site Dan. Good luck to you & i'll catch you around the forums.

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