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!
Not from your area but welcome! You're in the right place, so much free great education here!
@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!
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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!
@Trevor Jaworski Welcome to BP! I completed my first BRRRR at the beginning of this year. It's a great strategy. Feel free to reach out with questions.
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