Books to Read if you are Interested in Real Estate Investing

  Books to Read if you are Interested in Real Estate Investing

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Title: Winning Through Intimidation

If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your life. Written by the bestselling author of MILLION DOLLAR HABITS, this business gem, explains in candid terms what intimidation is, why you become intimidated and how you can avoid the mental lapses that can cause you to fall victim to intimidation.
Author(s): Robert J. Ringer
ISBN 13: 9780449207864
Pages: 304
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Title: Landlording: A Handymanual for Scrupulous Landlords And Landladies Who Do It Themselves

Author(s): Leigh Robinson, Jan Brown, David Patton, Nancy Robinson
ISBN 13: 9780932956309
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Title: The 16% Solution, Revised Edition: How to Get High Interest Rates in a Low-Interest World with Tax Lien Certificates


With home foreclosures at an all-time high and the erratic stock market damaging 401(k) accounts, people are looking for innovative ways to invest their money.

Moskowitz explains what tax lien certificates are (liens against property for unpaid taxes), why they are safe (certain states insure them), and how they fit into an overall financial plan. This new edition includes updates to the laws and procedures of states and counties that offer tax lien certificates.

* The 16% Solution has been updated to reflect current legal requirements and information.

* Seen as a great investment solution: "If you become a buyer of tax liens, we recommend reading The 16% Solution by Joel Moskowitz. It's a worthwhile investment." --Ken and Daria Dolan, Straight Talk on Your Money

Author(s): Joel S. Moskowitz J. D.
ISBN 13: 9780740769627
Pages: 184
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Title: Buy and Hold: 7 Steps to a Real Estate Fortune

That's the word from America's leading real estate expert, David Schumacher, who discovered that the way to lifetime financial security is to "buy smart and never sell." He's built a $20 million fortune using his own savvy advice. Forget about "flipping" properties. Say goodbye to late-night TV "no money down" scams. Here's a shrewd, moneymaking, step-by-step investment program providing proven advice.
Author(s): Schumacher David T.
ISBN 13: 9780970116239
Pages: 329
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Title: Dictionary of Finance And Investment Terms

This updated, compact desk reference book defines and explains more than 4,000 terms related to investment. They include types of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, as well as terms that apply to banking, corporate finance, and tax laws, including the most recent revisions in income tax law. The book also features helpful charts and graphs.
Author(s): John Downes
ISBN 13: 9780764134166
Pages: 848
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Title: Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind, 20th Anniversary Edition

“Ries and Trout taught me everything I know about branding, marketing, and product management. When I had the idea of creating a very large thematic community on the Web, I first thought of Positioning....”—David Bohnett, Chairman and Founder of GeoCities

A handsome edition of the original 1981 text, this 20th Anniversary Edition makes available to business and marketing professionals—including tens of thousands of Ries and Trout groupies, worldwide—the work that forever changed the way marketing strategy is done. This new edition features commentary from the authors that offers fresh insight into why “positioning” a product in a prospective customer’s mind is still the most important strategy in business, and includes numerous examples of campaigns that followed, or didn’t follow, Ries and Trout’s thinking.

...Witty and fast-paced, this book spells out how to position a leader so that it gets into the mind and stays there, position a follower in a way that finds a 'hole' not occupied by the leader, and avoid the pitfalls of letting a second product ride on the coattails of an established one...

Author(s): Al Ries
ISBN 13: 9780071359160
Pages: 246
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Title: Managing Rental Properties for Maximum Profit : Save Time and Money with Greg Perry's Foolproof System for: Buying the Right Properties Finding (and Keeping) Good Tenants Getting Paid on Time Fixing and

In this updated edition, rental property expert Greg Perry shows you simple strategies and solutions to common property management challenges, such as finding and retaining the best tenants and lowering expenses and repair costs. Inside you will find useful examples of important documents, including sample leases, rental applications, eviction notices, and more. You will also find timely updates of rental laws and special tips for using the Internet to help manage properties. Property management can be stress-free and profitable with the help of Managing Rental Properties for Maximum Profit.
Author(s): Greg M. Perry
ISBN 13: 9780761525318
Pages: 336
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Title: "Invest in Debt: The ""How To"" Book on ""Buying Paper"" for Cash Flow"

Author(s): Jim Napier
ISBN 13: 9789998258358
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Title: How I Turned One Thousand Dollars into Three Million in Real Estate-in My Spare Time

Author(s): William Nickerson
ISBN 13: 9780671253684
Pages: 577
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Title: Landlord's Kit: A Complete Set of Ready-to-Use Forms, Letters, and Notices to Increase Profits, Take Control, and Eliminate the Hassles of Property Management


As seen in news media stories nearly every day, more and more properties for sale are not selling due to an oversaturated market and rising interest rates. Tens of thousands of homeowners have turned to renting out their properties. It is essential that they quickly learn how to market to ideal renters, communicate in such a way to collect timely rent, retain residents long-term, and get them to properly maintain the premises (doing all this without losing everything, including their sanity).

In this fully updated and revised edition of the bestselling The Landlord's Kit, Jeffrey Taylor, “Mr. Landlord,” the nation’s leading authority for landlords and property managers, provides every form or checklist a landlord would ever need to communicate with tenants to be successful. From the rental advertisement and initial interaction/screening to leasing, collecting rents, maintenance, lease violations, retention, and property turnover, effective landlord-tenant communications can mean the difference between making big profits or losing thousands of dollars when renting residential properties.

Author(s): Jeffrey Taylor
ISBN 13: 9781427754684
Pages: 272
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Title: How to Buy and Sell Apartment Buildings

Follow a proven path to greater wealth-with the newly updated bestseller How to Buy and Sell Apartment Buildings

Through his popular seminar program, Eugene Vollucci has shown thousands of experienced real estate investors and novices alike how to take advantage of one of the most rewarding investments you can find-apartment buildings. In this bestselling guide, the Volluccis' simple, step-by-step program shows you how to become a real estate millionaire just like they did. With material on new IRS rulings, tips on avoiding common pitfalls, and new advice on assuming loans with delinquent clauses, How to Buy and Sell Apartment Buildings is more comprehensive and complete than ever.

This Second Edition includes all the information that you need to find great real estate deals, understand complicated leases and contracts, exploit all the tax breaks you're entitled to, protect your assets, and turn a small investment into millions! With the Volluccis' straightforward, three-step system, you'll be able to:
* Gauge markets so you know when to buy or sell
* Read between the lines of property set-up sheets to spot good properties
* Use the latest computer software to accurately evaluate properties
* Develop a marketing plan to maximize profits when selling
* Take advantage of all the recent tax law changes
* Put together an asset protection plan that'll make you judgment-proof

How to Buy and Sell Apartment Buildings, Second Edition also shows you how to concentrate your assets for higher returns, use consultants so you aren't left on your own, set up a family living partnership to protect your assets, and much more.

Author(s): Eugene E. Vollucci
ISBN 13: 9780471653431
Pages: 240
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Title: McGraw-Hill 36 Hour Real Estate Investing Course

Now is the time for all good men and women to invest in real estate. The lenders are ready, interest rates are the lowest they have been in more than 20 years, and prices are the lowest they may ever be. Shouldn't you take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime event to strike while the market is hot. To help you, here's a unique "crash course" in real estate investing that makes it possible for you to know how to invest wisely and knowledgeably exactly 36 hours from the time you open this book! Using the successful, step-by-step, ready-to-apply format that has made McGraw-Hill's 36-Hour Series so popular with business managers, professionals, and entrepreneurs, this "hands-on" real estate course boasts the same practical how-to-do-it guidance, nitty-gritty investing advice, and study and review materials that are usually only available to those who take timeconsuming and expensive school and college courses. Each information-packed chapter contains learning objectives, key terms and concepts, common questions with straightforward answers, and a variety of problemsolving examples and goal-achieving methods that aptly illustrate how real estate investors succeed in the real world. You'll learn how to set clear, realistic goals and develop a workable, flexible plan to accomplish them; get early inside information about future community developments that are likely to produce rare "ground-floor" real estate investment opportunities; find the right property to buy - one that suits your goals, financial situation, and risk tolerance; distinguish the subtle but critical differences between a good location and a truly important one; become familiar with the intricacies of zoning regulations, and learn the secrets of obtaining a zoning change which will increase property values; use public records to obtain important information about potential investments and what you need to build a comprehensive, state-of-the-art property information file; quickly evaluate the current
Author(s): Jack Cummings
ISBN 13: 9780070150485
Pages: 358
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