I've signed all the documents for Rental #1 today, had them notarized, and mailed them off to the escrow company this morning. I've also wired the funds. We're all set to close on Monday, a couple days early!
Here is where I detail my adventures in real estate. It's meant for people who want to get into this investment area but need some encouragement, help, or just a general push in the right direction. Hopefully, by detailing all my experiences, you'll see it's really not that difficult or scary.