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Here are some books and guides (some of which may be internet guides, downloadable electronic guides and eBooks) about real estate.

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The Book on Rental Property Investing: How to Create Wealth and Passive Income Through Intelligent Buy & Hold Real Estate Investing!

By Brandon Turner

BiggerPockets
Released: 2015-10-28
Paperback (341 pages)

The Book on Rental Property Investing: How to Create Wealth and Passive Income Through Intelligent Buy & Hold Real Estate Investing!
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In The Book on Rental Property Investing, real estate investor and co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast Brandon Turner has one goal in mind: to give you every strategy, tool, tip, and technique needed to become a millionaire rental property investor―while helping you avoid the junk that pulls down so many wannabes!

Written for both new and experienced investors, this book will impart years of experience through the informative and entertaining lessons contained within. You’ll find practical, up-to-date, exciting strategies that investors across the world are using to build wealth and significant cash flow through rental properties.

Inside, you’ll discover:
• Why many real estate investors fail, and how you can ensure you don’t!
• 4 unique, easy-to-follow strategies you can begin implementing today.
• Creative tips for finding incredible deals―even in competitive markets.
• How to achieve success without touching a toilet, paintbrush, or broom.
• Actionable ideas for financing rentals, no matter how much cash you have.
• Advice on keeping your wealth by deferring (and eliminating) taxes.
• And so much more!

Discrimination and Disparities

By Thomas Sowell

Basic Books
Released: 2019-03-05
Hardcover (320 pages)

Discrimination and Disparities
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An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparities

Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate.

Discrimination and Disparities gathers a wide array of empirical evidence to challenge the idea that different economic outcomes can be explained by any one factor, be it discrimination, exploitation, or genetics. This revised and enlarged edition also analyzes the human consequences of the prevailing social vision of these disparities and the policies based on that vision--from educational disasters to widespread crime and violence.

The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs: The Investor's Guide to Defining Your Renovation Plan, Building Your Budget, and Knowing Exactly How Much It All Costs

By J Scott

BiggerPockets
Released: 2019-01-17
Paperback (195 pages)

The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs: The Investor s Guide to Defining Your Renovation Plan, Building Your Budget, and Knowing Exactly How Much It All Costs
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How much does it really cost to flip a house? In this NEW SECOND EDITION, get all the updated costs, upgrade details, and associated values when it comes to estimating your next renovation!

How much does it really cost to renovate your investment property?

Learn detailed tips, tricks, and tactics to accurately budget nearly any house flipping project and investment property renovation from expert real estate investor and fix-and-flipper J Scott. Discover the tried-and-tested steps of his professional framework and methodology for precisely evaluating renovation costs in hundreds of his own successful rehab projects. Determine how to accurately estimate all the costs you are likely to face during renovation—and get all of your rehab questions answered in a single place!

Whether you are preparing to walk through your very first rehab project or you’re an experienced home flipper, this handbook will be your guide to identifying renovation projects, creating a scope of work, and staying on budget to ensure a timely profit!

 

Inside, you will learn how to:

-Inspect every aspect of a property to create your renovation scope

-Decide which upgrade options provide the biggest bang for your buck

-Identify the 150+ most common renovations you'll likely encounter

-See big problems (like mold and termites!) and quickly fix them

-Assign accurate prices to every rehab task to build a detailed budget

-Determine which contractors are best for certain repairs or projects

-Break down the top 25 basic components of a renovation

-And so much more!


You don't need to be a contractor to flip houses, but you do need to know the fundamentals of budgeting and pricing your renovation—including everything from cosmetic renovations to complex installations and upgrades. This book gives you the estimation tools needed to produce the income you desire on your first—or next—investment deal!

The Millionaire Real Estate Agent: It's Not About the Money...It's About Being the Best You Can Be!

By Gary Keller & Jay Papasan

imusti
Released: 2004-01-01
Paperback (368 pages)

The Millionaire Real Estate Agent: It s Not About the Money...It s About Being the Best You Can Be!
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  • McGraw-Hill
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Take your real estate career to the highest level!

"Whether you are just getting started or a veteran in the business, The Millionaire Real Estate Agent is the step-by-step handbook for seeking excellence in your profession and in your life."
--Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator, #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul

"This book presents a new paradigm for real estate and should be required reading for real estate professionals everywhere."
--Robert T. Kiyosaki, New York Times bestselling author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad

The Millionaire Real Estate Agent explains:

  • Three concepts that drive production
  • Economic, organizational, and lead generation models that are the foundations of any high-achiever's business
  • How to "Earn a Million," "Net a Million," and "Receive a Million" in annual income

The Book on Managing Rental Properties: A Proven System for Finding, Screening, and Managing Tenants with Fewer Headaches and Maximum Profits

By Brandon Turner

Biggerpockets
Released: 2015-10-28
Paperback (370 pages)

The Book on Managing Rental Properties: A Proven System for Finding, Screening, and Managing Tenants with Fewer Headaches and Maximum Profits
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  • Biggerpockets
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No matter how great you are at finding good rental property deals, you could lose everything if you don’t manage your properties correctly!
But being a landlord doesn’t have to mean middle-of-the-night phone calls, costly evictions, or daily frustrations with ungrateful tenants. Being a landlord can actually be fun IF you do it right.
That’s why Brandon and Heather Turner put together this comprehensive book that will change the way you think of being a landlord forever. Written with both new and experienced landlords in mind, The Book on Managing Rental Properties takes you on an insider tour of the Turners’ management business, so you can discover exactly how they’ve been able to maximize their profit, minimize their stress, and have a blast doing it!

Inside, you’ll discover:
• The subtle mindset shift that will increase your chance at success 100x!
• Low-cost strategies for attracting the best tenants who won’t rip you off.
• 7 tenant types we’ll NEVER rent to―and that you shouldn’t either!
• 19 provisions that your rental lease should have to protect YOU.
• Practical tips on training your tenant to pay on time and stay long term.
• How to take the pain and stress out of your bookkeeping and taxes.
• And much more!

The Millionaire Real Estate Investor

By Gary Keller & Jay Papasan

McGraw-Hill Companies
Released: 2005-04-07
Paperback (432 pages)

The Millionaire Real Estate Investor
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  • Gary Keller: The Millionaire Real Estate Investor
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“This book is not just a bargain, it’s a steal. It’s filled with practical, workable advice for anyone wanting to build wealth.”―Mike Summey, co-author of the bestselling The Weekend Millionaire’s Secrets to Investing in Real Estate

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.

The Millionaire Real Estate Investor is your handbook to the tried and true financial wealth building vehicle that rewards patience and perseverance and is available to all--real estate. You'll learn:

  • Myths about money and investing that hold people back and how to develop the mindset of a millionaire investor
  • How to develop sound criteria for identifying great real estate investment opportunities
  • How to zero in on the key terms of any transaction and achieve the best possible deals
  • How to develop the "dream team" that will help you build your millionaire investment business
  • Proven models and strategies millionaire investors use to track their net worth, understand their finances, build their network, lead generate for properties and acquire them

The Millionaire Real Estate Investor is about you and your money. It's about your financial potential. It's about discovering the millionaire investor in you.

The Wealthy Gardener: Life Lessons on Prosperity between Father and Son

By John Soforic

EGH Publishing
Paperback (431 pages)

The Wealthy Gardener: Life Lessons on Prosperity between Father and Son
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“A financial classic of timeless wisdom. It changed me forever.”  ––Tom Brown


They dubbed him the Wealthy Gardener due to his vast fortune and his passion for backyard gardening. The silly nickname stuck, and he didn't object to it. Instead, within a year he renamed his vineyards The Wealthy Gardens.

He enjoyed the name because it reminded him of a metaphor comparing life to a plot of land.

Gardeners are not afraid of working hard to shape their landscape, but they are also aware of a mysterious Unseen Force that operates behind the scenes to make the plants grow.


The Reviews Say It Best. . .

“It’s better than Think and Grow Rich.” ––Ennis Seamus

“The parable itself is worthy of a legendary book.” ––Mike Morgenstein

“Best book since Rich Dad, Poor Dad!! I’m thinking it’s even better.” ––Ben Tallberg

“This is the Book of the Year, if not the decade!” ––Eric Simmons

“One of the most important books I’ve ever read.” ––Susan Sloate, best-selling author of Forward To Camelot and Stealing Fire

“The best book I’ve ever read on the “Every Man” way of accumulating wealth.” ––Eddie wong, former Wall Street executive

“It’s in the company of Napoleon Hill, Clason, Robbins, and Newberry.” ––Ronald L. Hollis, Ph.D., President and CEO at MFG.com

“This book is a treasure.” ––Douglas Winthrop Cooper, retired physicist, author of Ting and I

“It is rare that I feel a book has changed my life, however in this instance I can say truthfully, that it has.” Deanna Shanti, Shanti Publishing


The Audio Book Reviews. . .

"The best book I have! It is absolutely brilliant." ––Will, Audio book Review

"Superb. Instant classic. It will change your life." ––TheTotalConcept, Audio book Review

"Instant favorite.  I love this book." ––Steve, Audio book review


Father and Son background. . .

The Wealthy Gardener is an intimate classic because it was written by a financially independent father for his ambitious son.

The father and son met weekly to discuss lessons on prosperity. A parable was used to clarify financial insights and maintain the son’s interest. This private education between the father and son lasted two years. These two years culminated in this remarkable book.

It is a treasure that you’ll want to keep on your desktop as a reference guide, review many times, and refer to your children, nieces, nephews and friends.


Topics you’ll explore in the book. . .

  • How the pursuit of wealth can be a noble adventure
  • Why earning excess money is wise and necessary
  • Why work that fulfills you is vital to amassing wealth
  • How to surmount obstacles that trap the masses in debt and wage slavery
  • How to engage free time to win your freedom
  • How to use financial fears as compelling motivators
  • How to tap intuition to sense opportunities and avoid calamity
  • How to transform your financial life within five years
  • How to cause lucky breaks through mental practices
  • How to amass enough money to never again have to worry about money


“The author’s noble intention of writing this book for his son is now a blessing for all those seeking financial freedom.” ––Joe Stanton

“As a guide to prosperity and happiness it is extraordinary.” ––Grady Harp

What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow... And 36 Other Key Financial Measures, Updated Edition

By Frank Gallinelli

MCGRAW-HILL Professional
Paperback (368 pages)

What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow... And 36 Other Key Financial Measures, Updated Edition
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The Classic Guide to Real Estate Investing―Updated for a Re-energized Industry!

Real estate is once again a great investment, and this bestselling guide provides everything you need to know to get in now and make your fortune.

What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow removes the guesswork from investing in real estate by teaching you how to crunch numbers like a pro, so you can confidently judge a property’s value and ensure it provides long-term returns.

Real estate expert, Frank Gallinelli has added new, detailed investment case studies, while maintaining the essentials that have made his book a staple among serious investors. Learn how to measure critical aspects of real estate investments, including:

  • Discounted Cash Flow
  • Net Present Value
  • Capitalization Rate
  • Cash-on-Cash Return
  • Net Operating Income
  • Internal Rate of Return
  • Profitability Index
  • Return on Equity

Whether you’re just beginning in real estate investing or you’re a seasoned professional, What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow has what you need to make sure you take the smartest approach for your next investment using proven calculations.

Long-Distance Real Estate Investing: How to Buy, Rehab, and Manage Out-of-State Rental Properties

By David Greene

BiggerPockets
Paperback (287 pages)

Long-Distance Real Estate Investing: How to Buy, Rehab, and Manage Out-of-State Rental Properties
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Silver Award winner, 2018 Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Awards Are you interested in real estate investing but there is nothing to buy that makes sense where you live? Are you tired of seeing the amazing success of others investing in markets better suited for buy and hold real estate and wish that could be you? Do you want to take advantage of wealth building opportunities but are frustrated by the fact there just isn't any way to do that until the next market crash? Real estate investing is one of the greatest vehicles to build wealth, but it doesn’t make sense in every market. Some locations provide incredible returns, while others make it almost impossible to find a single property that profits. Traditionally, investing out of state has been considered risky and unwise. But the rules, technology, and markets have changed: No longer are you forced to invest only in your backyard! In his book, real estate investor and police officer David Greene shows you exactly how he's built a multi-million dollar portfolio on blue-collar wages buying out of state rental property without ever even seeing it. David shares every tip, trick, and system he has put in place while buying and rehabbing over twenty rental properties so you can avoid making mistakes and shorten your learning curve immensely! Learn how to surround yourself with top-notch, specialized, trustworthy talent that can work for you so you never touch a toilet or a paintbrush.  • How to assemble an all-star team to handle each aspect of a deal from A-Z. • How to find great deals in any state, regardless of where you live. • How to rehab a project from thousands of miles away without worry or complication. • How to speak the language of the agents, contractors, lenders, and property managers you will use. • How to quickly and easily know which neighborhoods to buy, and which to pass in. • How to choose the best materials for your rehab projects and pay the least amount of money. • And more!

How to Invest in Real Estate: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Getting Started

By Brandon Turner

BiggerPockets
Released: 2018-10-31
Paperback (257 pages)

How to Invest in Real Estate: The Ultimate Beginner s Guide to Getting Started
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IT’S TIME TO STOP JUST THINKING, TALKING, OR DREAMING ABOUT THE FUTURE REAL ESTATE INVESTING CAN GIVE YOU. IT’S TIME TO START DOING… AND THIS BOOK WILL SHOW YOU EXACTLY WHERE TO START.

Everyone knows real estate investing can be a powerful way to build wealth and achieve true financial freedom. But, because each person’s journey is different, knowing the first steps to take can be challenging.

That’s why two of the biggest names in the real estate world teamed up to write the most comprehensive manual ever written on getting started in the lucrative business of real estate investing. Josh Dorkin and Brandon Turner—longtime hosts of the world’s #1 real estate podcast, The BiggerPockets Podcast—give you an insider’s look at the many different niches and strategies that exist. Find which one works best for you, your resources, and your goals.

Unlike most traditional real estate books, this one won’t tell you there is “one secret path” to real estate success. Instead, it dives into dozens of unique, life-changing quests and is packed with more than forty real-life stories of how real estate investors are finding success in today’s economy.

What’s inside:

  • How to invest in real estate while working a full-time job
  • The truth about LLCs and corporations
  • How to earn more at work (or on the side) so you can invest more
  • Getting your spouse on board with real estate investing
  • Eight unique property types you can invest in today
  • Eleven powerful strategies for building wealth through real estate
  • Twenty-eight tested methods for finding great real estate deals
  • Partnerships, BRRRR investing, and other creative ways to fund your deals
  • And so much more!

 
 


 
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