New investor in the Chicagoland area

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Hello all,

I'm Joe and I live in the west burbs of Chicago and looking to begin investing in buy and hold properties in this area. Looking to start out with a duplex, where my 2 children and I could live in one of the units. From there I'm looking to scale up to quads. I've listened to multiple bp podcasts ... and counting and have a list of books I'm looking to read (currently reading one of from Scott McGillivray). I'm hoping I can make some connections with the people on the forum. Any advise or words of wisdom would be appreciated!



Make sure you understand your lease and can explain to a prospective tenant fluently.

If you have time, YouTubing to DIY and trouble shoot building issues can save you a lot of cash for your next purchase. 

Shop around or use a  broker for your loan to get the best deal and see if you qualify for any free money/assistance . 

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