How to Get Started in Real Estate Investing

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-03
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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An updated edition of Robert Irwin's popular, practical guide to the basics of investingHow to Get Started in Real Estate Investingpresents 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.

Author Biography

Robert Irwin is one of America's most respected experts in all areas of real estate and the author of more than 20 books, including the bestselling McGraw-Hill Tips and Traps series.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
How to Get Started Investing in Real Estatep. 1
Questions Successful Investors Askp. 57
Opportunities in Foreclosuresp. 67
Trading Your Way to a Real Estate Empirep. 89
Fortunes in Flippingp. 101
Moving Up to Commercial Propertiesp. 117
Alligators versus Cash Cowsp. 129
Finding Good Starter Propertiesp. 141
Maximizing Rental Potentialp. 151
Residential Financing for Small Investorsp. 165
Getting Agents to Work with Youp. 175
Eliminate Your Closing Costsp. 189
Tax Basics for Real Estate Investorsp. 201
The Seven Secrets of Successful Investorsp. 217
FAQsp. 237
Indexp. 265
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