An updated edition of Robert Irwin’s popular, practical guide to the basics of investing
How to Get Started in Real Estate Investing presents a step-by-step system that walks you through your first purchase and helps you build on that success. Updated to reflect today’s market realities, this second edition is the reliable, hands-on guide every first-time investor needs.
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Trust Robert Irwin to open the door to real estate investing
Have you always wanted to get into real estate investing but didn’t have a clue where to start? You don’t need an uncle in the business, just Robert Irwin. Best-selling real estate author, Robert Irwin takes you by the hand and leads you every step of the way from financing your first single family home investment to owning apartment buildings and commercial property. Through no-nonsense and easy to understand advice, he’ll show you how to:
Get started with little or no cash investment through creative financing and market savvy.
Learn the nine tips for identifying the perfect investment property (and where to find it) so you pass on the “Alligator” and end up with a “Cash Cow.”
Avoid paying closing costs and use the equity in your current investment properties to buy more.
Master the when, what, and how of flipping a property. (Selling a property for a profit without even owning it!)
Educate yourself about the capital gains tax laws to minimize their impact on your profit.
Trusted and respected real estate advisor (and investor) Robert Irwin shares his personal experience as well as solid advice and detailed, step-by-step instructions. Whether you’re a novice or you already own property, Irwin can put you on the road to long-term wealth and financial security. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.