Investing in Real Estate (Third Edition)

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"This is the best of the how-to-invest-in-real-estate books currently available."–Robert Bruss, from his review of the Second Edition

The bestselling guide to residential real estate investment–updated and expanded for today’s market

Experienced and successful real estate investors Andrew McLean and Gary Eldred explain in an easy-to-read guide–packed with examples–how you can make money investing in houses and small apartment buildings. Even with today’s lower rates of inflation, residential real estate remains your surest and safest way to build wealth.

Now, to help you achieve a profitable and secure future, this new Third Edition of the ever-popular Investing in Real Estate explains why your real estate investments can outperform the stock market and demonstrates how to enhance cash flow, negotiate deals, spot market trends, and explore the Internet. It also covers the important tax law information you need to know. Experts McLean and Eldred show you how to:

  • Buy with little or no money coming out of your own pocket
  • Build wealth without paying taxes on capital gains
  • Select neighborhoods and properties that will beat the market with faster rates of appreciation
  • Create $2 to $10 of value for every $1 you invest in improvements
  • Select from more than a dozen techniques to finance your purchases

To plan for your child’s college education, a higher quality of life, or a prosperous retirement, read Investing in Real Estate. It’s still the most insightful and authoritative guide available.

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THE BESTSELLING GUIDE TO REAL ESTATE INVESTING

Now in its fifth edition, Investing in Real Estate is the straightforward guide that helps you start growing your fortune by investing in houses and small apartment buildings. Successful real estate investor Gary Eldred shows you how you can outperform the stock market by investing in residential real estate—the surest and safest way to build assets.

This updated edition covers all the new trends and tactics in real estate investing, including how to shop for properties outside your home market and how to use option arms to achieve positive cash flow. As always, you'll find all the information you need to start investing now, as well as up-to-date tips on negotiating deals, spotting market trends, and using the Internet as a research tool to find and buy properties. Let the authors show you how to:

  • Buy with a low or no-money down payment
  • Build wealth without paying income taxes
  • Find the neighborhoods and properties that will appreciate fastest
  • Add value to your properties with smart improvements
  • Choose the best financing for your investments
  • Protect your net worth with LLCs and other legal strategies

Whether you need money for your child's college tuition, a prosperous retirement, or a higher quality of life, Investing in Real Estate, Fifth Edition is the best guide available to help you start building real wealth right now.

About the Author:

ANDREW McLEAN has broad real estate experience and has written six other books, including The Ultimate Guide to Residential Real Estate Loans (Wiley).
GARY W. ELDRED, PhD, is a Realtor who has served on the graduate business faculty at Stanford University and the University of Illinois. He is also the author of Yes! You Can Own the Home You Want, The 106 Common Mistakes Homebuyers Make (and How to Avoid Them), and The Complete Guide to Second Homes for Vacations, Retirement, and Investment, all published by Wiley.

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