New Investor from Pittsburgh

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Hello BP Community!

My name is Trevor and I am a 25 year old mechanical engineer in Pittsburgh, PA (specifically the south side area). I have been working the past three years out of college as a Project Engineer with an oil and gas company and have recently gotten into passive income after reading Rich Dad Poor Dad (which probably seems like a broken record story at this point). I have been involved in the stock community for the past 6 years, but have fallen in love with the idea of real estate investing. The difference I've found to be most attractive is leveraging myself, and instead of making a deposit and waiting, I can actively analyze, rehab, and interact with people in order to improve or change the outcomes of investments. I will be starting my journey by incorporating BRRRR strategy with hard-money lenders. All input is much appreciated and I would love to get in contact with some fellow investors from the region. I have all of my social contact info in my profile or feel free to connect with me on here and we can get chatting!

@Trevor Jaworski I'm from California looking for my first BRRRR in Pittsburgh. Best of luck to you and I'm intrigued by the hard money route but a little unsure myself for a first property; we'll see what happens!

@Trevor Jaworski

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@Kevin Wilson Thanks for the well wishes! I am still in the knowledge portion of the process but don't want to over analyze and stay here too long. From what I've seen I have been stuck between house hacking and using a hard money lender to purchase a property and BRRRR it. I kind of feel like house hacking is "safer" so I want to go the hard money route so there is some pressure on the first property and there isn't room for slacking in any areas, kind of a self-check. Best of luck in all of your endeavors as well!

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