New Member Introduction Memphis TN

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My Name is Sam Malone and I live in Memphis , TN. Although I am new to the bigger pockets forum, I have always had a desire towards finance , investing, and real estate. I work full time as a Firefighter Paramedic, but have recently taken action towards my goals of investing in real estate. I, like many others am currently paralyzing my self by over analyzation and hesitation.  Recently I have taken a big leap in securing funds to hopefully land my first of many deals. Although having the funds and my baseline knowledge I have been met with disgruntled or rude realtors when attempting to contact them about properties. It seems easy to hit a roadblock like this and give up or lose sight of the ultimate goal, I am hoping through the forum to build that much needed team , Support,  and relationships worth more than the properties we are investing in. 

Hey @Sam Malone and welcome to BP! It's great to have you here. It's very easy to fall into that analysis paralysis when starting REI. It is very unfortunate to hear that Realtors have not been cooperating with you - if they are not as familiar with investing, they may not feel as comfortable working with that type of unfamiliar territory. Post around in the forums asking for recommendations for Realtors and building a team in the market you are searching in. TONS of Realtors have their local markets on keyword alerts, so just posting the city/town name can draw their attention. I really hope that it turns around for you, and I'd be happy to connect to help out in any way I can down the line! Cheers

Originally posted by @Sam Malone :

My Name is Sam Malone and I live in Memphis , TN. Although I am new to the bigger pockets forum, I have always had a desire towards finance , investing, and real estate. I work full time as a Firefighter Paramedic, but have recently taken action towards my goals of investing in real estate. I, like many others am currently paralyzing my self by over analyzation and hesitation.  Recently I have taken a big leap in securing funds to hopefully land my first of many deals. Although having the funds and my baseline knowledge I have been met with disgruntled or rude realtors when attempting to contact them about properties. It seems easy to hit a roadblock like this and give up or lose sight of the ultimate goal, I am hoping through the forum to build that much needed team , Support,  and relationships worth more than the properties we are investing in. 

You are in the right place Sam!

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