Our team has put together a list of some of the better estate investment books that a potential investor can read. Some of the books explain HOW to invest, while others give you the Context to understand the benefits of investing and why it is a good idea. Many of these books are easy to understand and great for the novice investor and experienced investor alike. These books are not “get rich” quick schemes but offer valuable directions or comforting advice into the world of real estate investing.
Every successful investor knows that a great tool to motivation is learning new and efficient ways of conducting business. We hope you find these as useful as we do.
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List of books
Making Money in Real Estate: The Canadian Guide to Investing in Residential Property.
What This Book is About: One of very few Canadian guides to investing that is up-to date and thorough. Gray explains how to understand Canada’s real estate market cycles along with various tax and legal issues. He describes how to find a property and assess its investment potential. He argues that would be investors should consider the demographics of an area before making a purchase. For instance: What is the baby boomers’ next move? What areas will be attractive to downsizing seniors?
Why This Book Should be a part of your Library: There is an updated 2nd Edition that will be coming out in 2005. The tax and legal issues are easy to understand and of value because it is Canadian data. It describes the Canadian real estate market in great detail which can be very beneficial to novice investors.
The Millionaire Real Estate Investor.
What This Book is About: Keller is a self-made multimillionaire, who is the author of the best seller “The Millionaire Real Estate Agent”. Keller demonstrates a way of thinking like a millionaire to achieve financial independence. He shows you how to amass a real estate portfolio with a market value of a million dollars or more and turn investments into an asset-based business with ever increasing net worth.
Why This Book Should be a part of your Library: This is a great book for motivation and solid instruction throughout the investment process. It identifies reasons why real estate investment is the safest investment around and how to make it fit in with your financial goals.
Are You Missing The Real Estate Boom? Why Home Values and Other Real Estate Investments Will Climb Through the End of the Decade- And How to Profit From Them.
What This Book is About: The author provides the tools, information and analysis for everyone from novice investor to the real estate tycoon. It is full of useful information on how to analyze local markets and how to invest with confidence. Most importantly, Lereah demonstrates how to integrate real estate into your individual financial planning goals and strategies.
Why This Book Should be Part of Your Library? This book explains how to deal with real estate agents, mortgage brokers and lenders throughout the process. It identifies which home improvements will result in the greatest long term gains.
Investing in Real Estate 4th Edition.
ANDRE MCLEAN & GARY W. ELDRED
What This Book is About: Successful real estate investors McLean and Eldred show you how you can outperform the stock market by investing in residential real-estate- the surest and safest way to build assets. This book offers methods and techniques for fixing and flipping properties and creating value. Find all the information you need to start investing now, as well as up-to-date tips on maintaining cash flow, negotiating deals, spotting market trends and using the internet as a research tool to find and buy properties.
Why This Book Should be Part of Your Library? This book offers tips and techniques that are affordable and easy to do. It warns you of many of the dangers ahead so you can take precautions to avoid pitfalls. It also incorporates valuable information for investors once they have leased the property. Including information on rental agreements, tenant insurance and how to cut operation costs.
The Unofficial Guide to Real Estate investing 2nd Edition.
SPENCER STRAUSS & MARTIN STONE
What This Book is About: This Guide takes you through the real estate investment process step by step. It provides vital information on the inside world of real estate investing. Time saving tips on borrowing money and discovering which investments have the potential to turn into tomorrows hot properties.
Why This Book Should Be Part of Your Library? It provides handy checklists and charts that help you put together a top-rate investment plan and generate cash flow. It is filled with tips and money savers to improve your success in the market