Introduction to BP forum

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Hello!

My name is Juan and with my wife JoAnna, we have been reading/listening/watching forums, blogs and videos for the last few months already. We are both teachers and artists so yeah, pretty much we are tired of the struggle of life. We live in Silver Spring, Maryland which we are learning is one of those very expensive markets and, being very very newbies, we have no much option to success as investors. But! We are decided to try. We have actually checked out already other areas in Maryland and I hope I got the chance to ask some questions to more expert people here in the forums about all we need to know. We are also going to do one of those three days boot camps for real estate investing so you can see that we are very much trying at least to learn the basics asap.  

I would say that our main goal is to have the financial freedom to be able to keep working in our artist careers without to do any of the other hundred jobs we must do currently to pay bills.   We hope to talk with a lot of people from here!

Cheers!

@Juan Antonio Gallastegui Roca

Welcome to Bigger Pockets!

This is a great place to learn and network. A lot of forum members are very knowledgeable in their respective fields related to real estate investing, whether that is real estate sales, wholesaling, flipping, rentals, lending, self-directed IRA and Solo 401k investing, or tax and legal guidance.

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@Juan Antonio Gallastegui Roca

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Wishing you the best!

Welcome to BP, Juan.

Financial freedom will take time. Keep the vision, anything is possible!

Good luck on your adventures

Originally posted by @Juan Antonio Gallastegui Roca :

Hello!

My name is Juan and with my wife JoAnna, we have been reading/listening/watching forums, blogs and videos for the last few months already. We are both teachers and artists so yeah, pretty much we are tired of the struggle of life. We live in Silver Spring, Maryland which we are learning is one of those very expensive markets and, being very very newbies, we have no much option to success as investors. But! We are decided to try. We have actually checked out already other areas in Maryland and I hope I got the chance to ask some questions to more expert people here in the forums about all we need to know. We are also going to do one of those three days boot camps for real estate investing so you can see that we are very much trying at least to learn the basics asap.  

I would say that our main goal is to have the financial freedom to be able to keep working in our artist careers without to do any of the other hundred jobs we must do currently to pay bills.   We hope to talk with a lot of people from here!

Cheers!

 Welcome to the site Juan.

Welcome to BP! Silver Spring is a very expensive market, but just 30 minutes up the BW Parkway is the opportunity rich Baltimore market, come check us out! Search for the "BWI Meetup" as its a great group of REI and isn't too far from Silver Spring, it would be a great place for you to start networking. Good luck!

Thanks all!

@Joe Norman , I am already looking up to see when we can go to one of those meetings. Baltimore market is a mystery to us so we will have to learn a lot more about the area/market. So far we are trying to read every book we can and listen to podcasts etc. But as a goal, before the end of summer, we want to go to one meeting and start meeting people. Hope we got the chance to meet there in person.

Greetings to all.

Great to see you up here, Juan!  Congratulations on your journey and glad we are on the hike together!

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