Getting Started in Real Estate InvestingBook - 2009
A Must-read guide to real estate investing during turbulenttimes
Given the current state of the economy, you might be askingyourself if right now is the right time to be investing in realestate. With the third edition of Getting Started in Real EstateInvesting as your guide, you’ll quickly discover how acombination of commitment and caution can help you make it intoday’s market.
Designed for investors who want to get started in real estate,but don’t know where to begin, this reliable resource willhelp you break into this fast-moving field and build equity theright way. Getting Started in Real Estate Investing, ThirdEdition addresses everything from selecting the rightproperties and becoming a landlord to using the proper taxstrategies and finding the right professionals to work with. Italso outlines issues you must be aware of in light of recentevents, including the best ways to finance your real estateinvestments, considering the status of mortgage financing, and newrequirements that may be thrown at borrowers.
The new edition is updated to include information on:
- Surviving in the post-bust housing market
- Picking investments with the new credit realities
- Looking ahead to future housing booms
- Reading the emerging housing trends
Written in straightforward and accessible style—with afocus on residential and multifamily properties—GettingStarted in Real Estate Investing, Third Edition also containshelpful information that will allow you to analyze your financialability to buy and hold real estate as well as avoid potentialpitfalls.
In order to excel in real estate investing, you need to start bydefining what you want to do and how much risk you can afford. Butultimately, success depends on making informed decisions aboutwhere and when to invest, and Getting Started in Real EstateInvesting, Third Edition gives you the tools to achieve thesegoals—even under the most difficult market conditions.
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