Hi my name is jerome. Im located in buffalo ny and im looking to get into real estate...only work part time so funds are limited.. Ive been studying up on wholesaling and the entire real estate process and I know this is a field i would like to get into...Anyone with any pointers as far as mentoring, groups, contacts etc. would be greatly appreciated
welcome to the site.
You are going in the right direction by joining Bigger Pockets. Read as much as you can. Listen to the podcasts & attend your local REIA meeting.
The final ingredient is to take action and hang in there.
Welcome @Jerome Turner , There are lots of active members in Buffalo. @Michael Sherwood hosts a bigger pockets meetup, contact him to get an email about the next one. Also be sure to set up some keyword alerts "buffalo" "wholesaling" ect so you can focus on what interests you.
There is also some local Real Estate investors clubs.
Thanks to everyone for their support!!! Im looking forward to networking with all of you and maybe even some future ventures..Im gonna follow the advice given to me on this post so feel free to keep commenting and send anyone my way thats willing to work with a newbie full of motivation!!
Welcome @Jerome Turner . Lots of learning material on the site check this out for starters. www.biggerpockets.com/real-estate-investing
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Check out the Start Here page http://www.biggerpockets.com/starthere
Check out BiggerPockets Ultimate Beginner's Guide - A fantastic free book that walks through many of the key topics of real estate investing.
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Locate and attend 3 different local REIA club meetings great place to meet people gather resources and info. Here you will meet wholesalers who provide deals and rehabbers.
Two Great reads, I bought both J. Scott The Book on Flipping Houses, The Book on Estimating ReHab Costs http://www.biggerpockets.com/flippingbook
Couple good reads
- 9 Reasons You Couldn't Find A Buyer For Your Wholesale Deal
- Don't Start Wholesaling Until You Read This: Wholesale Advice from a Fix and Flipper
- How to Start Wholesaling: Getting Past The Education and Into the Field
You might consider Niche or Specialized Housing like student housing. Rents can be 2-4 times more. Remember you don't have to own a property to control it.
Download BP’s newest book here some good due diligence in Chapter 10. Real Estate Rewind Starting over
Mike is out of town for several weeks so I am getting the BP meetup organized this month for him, I will have info on the date and speaker soon.
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