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Real Estate Investing for Dummies

0764525654


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Book Description
"This is simply the best book on the topic.”
—Randall Bell, Author, Home Owner's Manual

"Tyson and Griswold have truly opened the world of real estate investing to all by tackling often complex issues in this easy to understand and use book. I can't think of a better way to get smart about building wealth through rental properties than to read their excellent Real Estate Investing For Dummies!"
—Vern Hoven, CPA

Non-prime time TV is cluttered with infomercials about how you can buy non-prime real estate for next to nothing and get rich quick. Common sense should tell you that’s an exaggeration. (If common sense doesn’t tell you, bankers will.) Nevertheless, it is possible to get rich gradually by investing in real estate. Long term, you can...



Modern Real Estate Practice
Fillmore Galaty
0793144280
Nov 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
First published in 1959, this premier real estate principles textbook has trained more real estate professionals than any other book.
New to this second edition are: Learning Objectives and "Why Should I Learn About" concepts, WWWeb.Links to valuable sites, and a Math FAQs section. Contents of this book are as follows:
* Preface
* Acknowledgments
* PART ONE - Principles
* 1. Introduction to the Real Estate Business
* 2. Real Property and the Law
* 3. Concepts of Home Ownership
* 4. Agency
* 5. Real Estate Brokerage
* 6. Listing Agreements and Buyer Representation
* 7. Interests in Real Estate
* 8. Forms of Real Estate Ownership
* 9. Legal Descriptions
* 10. Real Estate Taxes and Other Liens
* ...


IRA Wealth
Patrick W. Rice
0757000940
July 2003
Paperback
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The Wall Street Journal, “Building Value” column, July 23, 2003
"Real estate has become an increasingly important way to diversify retirement-plan holdings; [Rice]. . . offers real estate as an investment option."

Empire Magazine, September 2003
"A must-read . . . [about how]. . . real estate products . . . generate tax-free or tax-deferred wealth . . . particularly thought-provoking as an alternative to stock investments."

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The Real Estate Fast Track : How to Create a 5,000 to 50,000 Per Month Real Estate Cash Flow (Creating Cash Flow Series)

0471728306


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Book Description
What if you could consistently bring in $5,000 to $50,000 in real estate cash flow every month? Would you change the way you live your life? Every year, thousands of Americans do just that, using real estate to achieve the wealth and independence they've always dreamed of. In The Real Estate Fast Track, author David Finkel offers step-by-step guidance on building a real estate business that lets you earn more while you work less! You'll master all five of the core skills of the world's wealthiest investors and learn the advanced secrets that have helped Finkel's students and clients buy and sell over $1 billion of real estate, much of it without cash or credit. You'll build your real estate business until you can relax and watch the money flow in.

Plus, there's more: Six forms of...



The Millionaire Real Estate Investor
Gary Keller
0071446370
Apr 2005
Paperback
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Robert J. Bruss, Inman News Features
"On my scale of one to 10, it rates a solid 10."

– Mike Summey co-author of the best selling The Weekend Millionaire’s Secrets to Investing in Real Estate
"Filled with practical workable advice for anyone wanting to build wealth."

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Trump University Real Estate 101 : Building Wealth With Real Estate Investments

0471917273


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Book Description
Trump University books are practical, straightforward primers on the basics of doing business the Trump way—successfully. Each book is written by a leading expert in the field and includes an inspiring Foreword by Trump himself. Key ideas throughout are illustrated by real-life examples from Trump and other senior executives in the Trump organization. Perfect for anyone who wants to get ahead in business without the MBA, these streetwise books provide real-world business advice based on the one thing readers can't get in any business school—experience.

In Trump University Real Estate 101, you'll learn how to: Develop the entrepreneurial skills to succeed in real estate investing Make money in any market at any time Convert properties for new uses and make more money Create...



Building Wealth One House at a Time
John W. Schaub
0071448357
Feb 2005
Paperback
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-Bob Bruss, Nationally Syndicated Real Estate Columnist
"On my scale of one to 10, it rates an off-the-chart 12."

Review
Real Estate Weekly : REAL ESTATE BOOK REVIEW EXPERT REVEALS HOW TO GET STARTED AND PROFIT BY INVESTING IN RENTAL HOUSES By Robert J. Bruss BUILDING WEALTH ONE HOUSE AT A TIME, By John W. Schaub (McGraw-Hill, New York), 2005, $18.95, 225 pages The reason Building Wealth One House at a Time by John W. Schaub makes such profitable reading is it is written by an expert who shares his more than 30 years of success experiences so you don't have to make the few mistakes he made. This is such an important new book, it should be read two or three times to fully benefit from Schaub's wise insights. For example, he explains why single family rental houses make the best...


Multiple Streams of Internet Income: How Ordinary People Make Extraordinary Money Online, 2nd Edition
Robert G. Allen
0471783277
April 7, 2006
Hardcover
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Book Description
Praise for the first edition of Multiple Streams of Internet Income

"If ever the world needed some help to succeed on the Internet, this is the moment. Robert Allen's new book is just in time to save the day."
—Jack Trout, President, Trout & Partners, Ltd.author of Differentiate or Die

"Earning money . . . serious money, is no different than piloting a jet aircraft or baking an apple pie. You have to learn how and you must understand what you're doing. Robert Allen is a master flight instructor if you want your income to soar. He knows what ninety-eight percent of our population have proven they don't know. Read this book and follow his advice. In a relatively short period of time, you will become wealthy and be amazed at how much free time you have when you...



Your Guide to Passing the AMP Real Estate Exam with CDROM
Joyce Bea Sterling
0793145139
June 2000
Paperback
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Book Description
A complete preparation guide for the AMP Real Estate Exam, the book and enclosed CD-ROM contain over 700 practice questions, with rationales included for every question. Content throughout the book is aligned with the new AMP content outline. Thirty new broker practice questions have been added to the book.
This is the LATEST and most COMPREHENSIVE tool available to help students prepare for the AMP Real Estate Exam. Features topics related to, and in the order of, the latest AMP Examination Content Outline. With more questions and answers than any other AMP guide on the market, it features over 700 AMP-style questions, with rationales to help schools and students improve pass rates. A new CD-ROM has been packaged with this edition, containing 50 new salesperson and 50 new broker...


The Millionaire Real Estate Agent
Gary Keller
0071444041
Mar 2004
Paperback
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Chris Leporni, Realtor Magazine
"Keller presents the million-dollar benchmark as a symbol of excellence, rather than a monument to materialism." --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

Mark Victor Hansen, Co-creator #1 New York Times best-selling series Chicken Soup for the Soul(R) and Co-author, The One Minute Millionaire
"The Millionaire Real Estate Agent is the step-by-step handbook for seeking excellence in your profession and your life." --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Real Estate Development : Principles and Process
Mike E. Miles, et al
0874208254
January 17, 2000
Hardcover
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Book Description
Learn how the real estate development process works with the new edition of this best-selling book. Widely used by developers, planners, architects, investors, and other players on the development team, this book provides the most practical and thorough introduction to real estate development available. Using an eight-stage model of the development process, the authors explain idea conception, feasibility, planning, financing, market analysis, contract negotiation, construction, and asset management. Ongoing case studies of an office and multifamily development provide realistic examples. This edition features fresh data, the latest demographics information, all new chapters on finance, a new chapter on affordable housing, all new material on market analysis, updated information on market research, contract...


Dictionary of Real Estate Terms
Jack P. Friedman
0764124463
Mar 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
This updated and expanded edition of a valuable handbook for home buyers and sellers defines and explains more than 2,500 real estate terms related to mortgages and financing, brokerage law, architecture, rentals and leases, property insurance, and much more. The text is supplemented with more than 200 line illustrations plus graphs, charts, and tables.


The Pre-Foreclosure Property Investor's Kit
Thomas J. Lucier
0471692794
Dec 2004
Paperback
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Review
Chosen as one of Robert J. Bruss' 10 best real estate books of 2005! "This ultra-complete book reveals virtually everything necessary to profitably acquire foreclosure distress properties without making costly mistakes."-Robert J. Bruss, nationally syndicated real estate columnist

Book Description
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. Youll 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...


Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
John Perkins
0452287081
December 27, 2005
Paperback
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Book Review
John Perkins started and stopped writing Confessions of an Economic Hit Man four times over 20 years. He says he was threatened and bribed in an effort to kill the project, but after 9/11 he finally decided to go through with this expose of his former professional life. Perkins, a former chief economist at Boston strategic-consulting firm Chas. T. Main, says he was an "economic hit man" for 10 years, helping U.S. intelligence agencies and multinationals cajole and blackmail foreign leaders into serving U.S. foreign policy and awarding lucrative contracts to American business. "Economic hit men (EHMs) are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars," Perkins writes. Confessions of an Economic Hit Man is an extraordinary and gripping tale of intrigue and dark machinations. Think...


Real Estate Dealmaking
George F. Donohue
1419520202
Jan 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Many property investors lack negotiating savvy, the key to maximizing a real estate deal. In Real Estate Dealmaking, expert and master negotiator George F. Donohue reveals for investors every possible negotiating strategy and tactic to help them create wealth. This is the first and only book dedicated to the negotiating process at each stage of a real estate transaction. Organized sequentially, Real Estate Dealmaking analyzes every negotiation readers will have during the sales process-with bankers, brokers, lawyers, property managers, contractors, sellers, tenants, buyers, and many more.


Land Development Handbook (Handbook)
The Dewberry Companies
0071375252
March 29, 2002
Hardcover
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Planning Magazine, Sept. 2004
Updated…how-to book that aspires to be both extensive and detailed…table of contents…runs 13 pages…engineering perspective is dominant...

Review
Planning Magazine : How to develop. "Forty years ago, for a typical suburban house, the cost of engineering, planning, and surveying, including fees paid to agencies, was about the cost of a refrigerator today. Today it is probably greater than the total cost of all of kitchen and other electronic appliances combined." So write Sidney Dewberry and Dennis Couture in the overview chapter that introduces the mammoth second edition of the Land Development Handbook: Planning, Engineering, and Surveying (2002; McGraw-Hill; 1,124 pp.; $150). A development and consulting firm, the Dewberry...


Secrets of Buying and Selling Real Estate...
Robert Shemin
0471449245
Jan 2004
Paperback
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Review
"...As a writer, he uses clear, persuasive and accessible language..." (Miami Herald, October 13, 2003)

Book Description
An expert guide to the ins and outs of real estate financing Secrets of Buying and Selling Real Estate . . .Without Using Your Own Money! is the definitive insider’s guide to traditional and creative (yet legal and ethical!) real estate financing. In understandable, step-by-step language, it walks you through explanations and examples of conventional real estate financing so you understand clearly how most financing works. It examines all the available creative or unusual financing strategies that seasoned investors and homebuyers use every day to buy and finance properties. Drawing on his long experience as a successful real estate investor,...


Professional Real Estate Development
Richard B. Peiser, Anne B. Frej
0874208947
January 1, 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
Thoroughly updated, the second edition of Professional Real Estate Development explains the nuts and bolts of the real estate development industry. You will learn how to develop and manage five types of real estate products: land, residential, office, industrial, and retail uses. Focusing on small-scale projects, the authors show you practical methods for developing each major type of real estate, including feasibility analysis, design and construction, financing, marketing, and management. Photos, site plans, diagrams, and case studies provide examples of actual projects and how the process works. Information is specific and detailed, with costs, rents, and financing information included by product type.

About the Author
Richard B. Peiser was appointed the first Michael D....


Risk & Grow Rich : How to Make Millions in Real Estate
Kendra Todd, Charles Andrews
0060899727
May 1, 2006
Hardcover
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David Bach, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Automatic Millionaire
"A great primer ... [Risk & Grow Rich shows] how to take smart risks and make your dreams a reality."

Frank McKinney, bestselling author of Frank McKinney's Maverick Approach to Real Estate Success and Make It BIG!
"Risk & Grow Rich triumphs. Kendra articulates how conquering fear can be converted into life’s riches. Buy and apply!"

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Real Estate Home Inspection : Mastering the Profession
Russell Burgess
0793168252
April 23, 2003
Paperback
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