Is Real Estate Investing for You?

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Cory and I have been investing in real estate for over 10 years.  We started small and have been able to get over 70 properties in those 10 years.  It seemed like we hit a point of critical mass that finally opened some doors that allowed us to make big leaps in the last few years.

Cory has a unique skill set that has been a huge blessing for us.  He can do just about anything.  It wasn’t always like that.  His dad was a roofer and a painter so he was pretty well versed in those area.  He has learned through trial and error, magazines, and this big books that you could buy at Home Depot before the internet had everything at your finger tips.  If he needed to wire his sisters basement; he went and bought a book on electric and figured it out.  He can now build a housefrom the ground up!  That has saved us thousands upon thousands of dollars and there is no way we would be where we are today if we were hiring people to do all of the work.

That does not mean that you have to have this skill set to be successful in real estate.  This is just our story.  One website that I have gained TONS of knowledge from and is a valuable resource is Bigger Pockets.  Take a look at their getting started in real estate investing overview and let me know what you think!

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This is our Crazy Little Family.  I'm Sarah and my husband's name is Cory.  We have three awesome kiddos. We are member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or 'Mormons" and we do our best to be good people, work hard, and make the world a slightly better place! Our oldest, Abigail, love to dance, play volleyball, and hang out with her friends.  Our middle son, Peyton, has an engineer mind, loves Crossfit and all things Ninja Warrior, and loves to make videos with his friends.  Our youngest son, Brady, is fun loving and a lego fanatic!  He also loves to fish like his daddy.  Cory is an avid hunter and fisherman and is my own personal Chip Gaines.  Cory can build just about anything.  Together Cory and I own over 70 rentals and love flipping houses and all things real estate.   I am a real estate agent.  I love to cook, play volleyball, and I am a self help book JUNKIE.  Basically, if you want to tell me how to be a better parent, how to make more money, how to make my house cuter or more organized.....and you have a book to sell me....I'm your girl!   We LOVE to travel.  We like to give our children experiences and plan two big family vacations each year.  This includes grandparents and all!  Cory and I try and go on a few couple getaways each year.  A couple that travels together...stays together! We don't have it all together, but together we have it all!  This is our Crazy Life.  Thanks for stopping by!

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