Newbie from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Hello, Bigger Pockets community! I'm excited to sign up as a member.

Currently I'm a teacher in Airdrie, Alberta, Canada just North of Calgary. Looking to get started in real estate this year. My dad has been flipping and renting properties in his semi-retirement for the past 10 years. I'm excited for my wife and I to buy our first single family home and to paint and do finishes and then rent it out in a year. My plan is to build enough wealth in 10 years to be able to retire. Eventually, I want to quit my job and do flipping, BRRRR, and buy and hold strategies to gain capital AND to invest in long term multi-family properties. Looking forward to learning a lot on Bigger Pockets.


Richard M.

Hi Richard, 

First off, welcome! BP is a life-changing resource especially to someone like yourself who has clear goals and timelines. 

Teachers are true hero's for the effort and time they invest and I think they deserve better access to net worth generators (ok, I'm biased, my wife is a teacher too). This past year we've set similar deadlines as you have and have expanded to 3 SFR's with aggressive growth plans. Happy to share learnings with you guys.

We are in Bragg Creek but would be happy to grab coffee or a beer at any time. PM me if you're interested.


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