An Excited Investor in the PNW

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Hi there!

My name is Dane Larsen and I'm from a town outside of Bellingham in the northwest corner of Washington State. My primary personal goal is to build a portfolio of ten long term rentals, allowing me to take more calculated risks in my business. I am currently in the search for a home that would allow me to house hack for a year. I'm currently using my direct mailing system to reach out to a variety of local owners. Also, I am constantly reaching out to people in the industry up here in Whatcom County. Lastly, I scan the MLS daily and analyze potential deals that fit my criteria.

I hope to use the systems that I’ve developed to help bring deals in an appreciating market to those that are outside the local area. If I can be the investor on the ground that helps provide a deal to benefit someone that isn’t familiar with the market, then I’d consider myself a happy man. Hopefully one day, I will be able to do business with you to diversify your portfolio in my local area!

Hey Dane! Welcome to BiggerPockets!

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Definitely check out REAPS!  They have all kinds of meetings.  There are wholesalers there and other investors that may have the perfect property for you.  They always have quality education and it's a really fun group.  I'm from Denver and try to attend every time I'm in the greater Seattle market.

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