Real Estate Investing

Real Estate Investing

 Real Estate Investing
Real Estate Investing

If you're interested in Real Estate Investing, or if you are an established Real Estate Investor, these books are incredible resources in choosing properties wisely and making sure you are getting the highest returns on your investments.

 
 
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FLIP: How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit
By Rick Villani, Clay Davis, Gary Keller (Foreword)

Rick Villani and Clay Davis are senior executives at HomeFixers, North America’s leading real estate rehab franchise.

•  Paperback
 
Flipping Houses For Dummies
By Ralph R. Roberts, Joe Kraynak

Flipping Houses For Dummies reveals the risks and rewards of flipping properties; helps you determine whether you have the time, energy, cash, and other resources to be successful; and then conveys the expert knowledge that those who wish to pursue house flipping need in order to minimize risk and maximize potential profits in a very competitive market.

•  Paperback
 
How to Get Rich in Real Estate, and Have a Life!
By Wayne Morgan

Real Estate is the best business in the world, offering unlimited income, the opportunity to own your own business, be your own boss and get in control of your life. This expose, written by two top industry insiders operating one of the most successful training programs in America today, reveals the myths, takes away the mystery and explains in three simple steps how to become a highly successful entrepreneur in the nation's largest professional trade organization.

•  Paperback
 
National Real Estate Investor Magazine

Over 7,000 individual and company listings in 19 real estate classifications. Plus a real estate executive salary survey.

Feature articles, interviews, business profiles, city/area reviews, financial news, legislation, lease transactions, sales and purchases and news of note aimed at professionals in commercial and industrial real estate.

•  Magazine Subscription
 
Rich Dad's Advisors: The ABC's of Real Estate Investing: The Secrets of Finding Hidden Profits Most Investors Miss

The ABC's of Real Estate Investing will:
*Achieve wealth and cash flow through real estate
*Overcome the myths that are holding you back
*Find property with real profit potential
*Evaluate a property and set your own purchase price
*Negotiate the deal based on the numbers
*Discover hidden profits in the properties you buy or own
*Increase your income through proven property management techniques

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The Automatic Millionaire Homeowner: A Powerful Plan to Finish Rich in Real Estate
By David Bach

Imagine this. You buy a home, live in it, then buy another. You build your wealth through real estate—and then retire rich. It may sound too good to be true. But it's not. It has happened, it's happening now and it will continue to happen for millions of people over the next few decades. The question is, will it happen for you?

•  Hardcover
•  Audio CD
•  Hardcover (Large Print)
 
The Millionaire Maker

There are only two things millionaires have that you don’t: wealth and the knowledge to build wealth. But that’s all about to change. Thanks to “Millionaire Maker” Loral Langemeier, you can develop the same financial intelligence that millionaires use to create, grow, and sustain their fortunes.  Regardless of your income—and in as little as one year—the exclusive wealth-building method in The Millionaire Maker can have you generating enough money to

  • Quit your job and start doing the things you love
  • Control and then eliminate your debt no matter how much you owe
  • Live your life on your schedule—instead of your employer’s
•  Hardcover
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The Millionaire Real Estate Investor
By Gary Keller, Dave Jenks, Jay Papasan

Anyone who seeks financial wealth must first learn the fundamental truths and models that drive it. The Millionaire Real Estate Investor represents the collected wisdom and experience of over 100 millionaire investors from all walks of life who pursued financial wealth and achieved the life-changing freedom it delivers. This book--in straightforward, no nonsense, easy-to-read style--reveals their proven strategies.

•  Paperback
•  Digital
 
The Money Coach's Guide to Your First Million

As seen on CNBC, “Dr. Phil,” “Starting Over,” and “Tavis Smiley”
The Money Coach's Guide to Your First Million tells you exactly what to do. First you'll formulate an easy-to-follow budget that fits your lifestyle. Then you'll be able to construct a plan to get out of debt, establish perfect credit, and save a bundle, using the same strategies the wealthy do to manage the money they have-and to keep making more.  This step by step program lists everything necessary to get you out of debt and on your way to making millions!

•  Hardcover
 
The Pre-Foreclosure Property Investor's Kit How to Make Money Buying Distressed Real Estate -- Before the Public Auction

Pre-foreclosure real estate is one of the hottest investment opportunities on the market. The Pre-Foreclosure Property Investors Kit offers step-by-step instruction and no-nonsense advice on how to find great deals, estimate fair market value, negotiate with sellers, sell your property on your own, and win big in real estate. You\'ll learn how to get the best deals on foreclosure properties before they go to auction and utilize simple ready-made worksheets, checklists, forms, and agreements that make getting started easy. Even people of modest means can get into pre-foreclosure investing—all it takes is a little hard work, persistence, and the tools you\'ll find in this handy guide.

•  Paperback
 
The Single Woman's Guide to Real Estate: All You Need to: Buy Your First Home, Buy a Vacation Home, Keep a Home After a Divorce, Invest in Property
By Susan Hawthorne and Donna Raskin

Being in the Real Estate Industry is tough enough, let alone being a single mother in the Industry!
Single Mother, Donna Raskin, and prominent real estate entrepreneur, Susan Hawthorne, give you firsthand advice on how to invest your hard-earned money wisely, no matter how volatile the real estate market may be.

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Real Estate Investing Blogs and Articles
  • How To Fix Up A House For A Profit
  •       More people are getting on board with the "fixer-upper" trend. Purchasing a home at a low price, in exchange for a little TLC can be a great way to make some extra cash, or get a home ready for you to move in yourself! Whether you want to flip your home or just breathe new life into it, there are many things you can do to fix up a house that won't break the bank!
  • Hard Money Lenders - What Are the Differences?
  •       In my earlier post, Why Use Hard Money, I define Hard Money Lenders and discuss some of the reasons to use them. But, are you aware that there are different types of hard money lenders?
  • The Rise in Popularity of the Serviced Apartment
  •       In today's age, our requirements are constantly changing and individuals are increasingly requiring flexibility with regards to their travel accommodation. Hotels have restricted offerings that cannot always accommodate the needs of the modern traveler, hence why more people are considering serviced apartments.
  • The 6% Rule For Purchasing Multi-Family Houses: 4 Considerations
  •       Many individuals understand the importance of including real estate, as part of their overall investment portfolio. Done wisely, this idea makes a lot of sense, because, historically, real estate growth, has out - performed, most other vehicles. It certainly, at least, keeps up with inflation, and, therefore, many consider, some sort of involvement, in this direction.
  • Getting Started in Real Estate - Just Do It!
  •       Many potential real estate investors come to us asking a lot of questions about what to do and where. Where's the "best" place to buy real estate?
  • If I Were to Start My Real Estate Investing Over Again Today
  •       If I were to start my real estate investing over again today, knowing what I know now, what I would do differently is: (in no particular order of importance) Accept how difficult it was going to be. I'd never owned a business before.
  • Investment Criteria of a Beginning Real Estate Investor
  •       Focusing on property features alone is a quick way to the grave of your real estate career. I think this is an easy concept to grasp, but it does come up, so I wanted to share how I feel about what variables an investor should focus on to make solid buying decisions. Mistakes are made all the time by investors paying too much for a piece of real estate, but I would bet there are even more mistakes made when it comes to NOT buying a property they should.

    Real Estate News
  • #244: “Unfair” Taxes and Unfair Advantages with Linda Weygant, CPA
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    There are a lot of reasons to love being a real estate investor. One of the most impressive is the "unfair" tax treatment investors get by the US Government - and we mean that in a good way! On today's episode of The BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with CPA Linda Weygant to learn more about those incredible tax benefits. You'll also hear how she discovered the power of real estate through her clients, and how that led her to begin her own investing journey. Linda shares how she navigates the messy world of investing in properties that have HOAs, as well as how she uses her "unfair advantages" to succeed where others fail. Finally, as a CPA, we have a special "tax-focused-Fire-Round" where we talk about LLCs, deductions, and much more!

  • #243: “How I Built 7-Figures of Wealth on a Working-Class Salary” with Joe “JD” Martin
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    Let's be honest: not everyone is trying to buy hundreds or thousands of properties. In fact - just a small handful of incredible deals can help build impressive wealth AND great income. That's the story you'll hear today as we speak with Joe "JD" Martin, a real estate investor who's building wealth while working his full-time job. As you'll hear, JD had a rough start to his investing, losing over $100,000 on his first "deal," but came back to create a stable, cash-flowing portfolio of single family houses that has given him financial freedom and over a million dollars in wealth. If that sounds like a plan you can get behind - don't miss a moment of this powerful episode!

  • #242: How to Live an Incredible Life Now & Achieve Early Retirement with Josh Randall
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    Money doesn't buy happiness - but it can give you the freedom to live a truly extraordinary life , something our guest today can really speak to! Today we sit down with Josh Randall, an investor from Kentucky with nearly 100 units that also works as a full-time business owner. You'll love Josh's mindset when it comes to buying cars, travel, and more through real estate, as well as his "goal-focused" investing that will get him fully retired by the age of 48 (with $50k a month in cash flow!) Josh is incredibly fun and also highly informative, so don't miss a second of this show which Brandon calls "one of his top-episodes ever!"

  • #241: From Local Flips to Raising Funds and Turnkey Investing Around the Country with Jeff Wallenius
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    Is it possible to go from firefighter to real estate mogul? Just ask Jeff Wallenius, who started with a single flip, financed entirely with hard money. He was able to parlay that early success into a profitable flipping business, and has been flipping 10-12 houses a year in the Portland market for the last five years. Now, he's set his sights even higher, has created a couple of funds, and is buying cash flowing turnkey real estate around the country.

  • #240: Flipping Your Way Out of (Student Loan) Debt & the Transition to Rentals with Brentin Hess
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    Financial debt (like student loans or credit cards) is irritating, expensive, and flat-out dangerous. But you don't have to be stuck paying the minimum payments for decades like most Americans. Today we're excited to introduce you to Brentin Hess, a young investor who "flipped his way out of student loan debt" and has already been able to quit his job thanks to his real estate investments. You'll learn how Brentin used a partnership to begin his house flipping journey, as well as the mistakes that cost him time and money in the beginning. Brentin is incredibly inspiring so take time to listen to this entire episode - and prepare to have a fire lit beneath you!

  • #239: Achieving Financial Freedom at Age 32 with Austin Fruechting
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    Many people dream of achieving financial freedom, but how many actually get there? Today on The BiggerPockets Podcast you'll meet one man who did just that. Austin Fruechting began buying rental properties less than ten years ago, but by the age of 32 was able to retire on the cash flow coming in. You'll learn just how he was able to do this by reverse engineering success, buying rental properties in bulk, and using the BRRRR strategy to minimize the cash he needed to buy his properties. Whether you are looking to achieve financial freedom at 32, 52, or 72" this podcast is one  you don't wanna miss!

  • #238: Becoming a Real Estate Millionaire on a Teacher’s Salary with Michael “Swanny” Swan
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    Is it possible to invest in real estate if you live in an expensive market " and earn just a teacher's salary? According to today's guest, it's not just possible: but it can be incredibly profitable! Today's guest, Michael Swan, is a P.E. teacher who lives in San Diego but has used the valuable real estate concept known as "trading up" to acquire millions of dollars in real estate. You'll learn why Michael liquidated his entire retirement plan to buy his first few deals, the truth about "luck" and real estate, as well as some fantastic tips for buying and managing properties - even from a distance. (And if you work a full-time job or make less than $100,000 per year-  this show might just change your life!)


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