Getting Started in Real Estate Investing

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-27
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Given the current state of the economy, you might be asking yourself if right now is the right time to be investing in real estate. With the third edition of Getting Started in Real Estate Investing as your guide, you'll quickly discover how a combination of commitment and caution can help you make it in today's market.

Author Biography

Michael C. Thomsett has written more than sixty books on investing, real estate, business, and management. He is the author of several Wiley books, including the eight editions of the bestselling Getting Started in Options, as well as Getting Started in Property Flipping and the two previous editions of Getting Started in Real Estate Investing.

Table of Contents

About the Authorp. vii
Introduction The Allure of Propertyp. 1
Should You Be a Real Estate Investor?p. 5
How to Choose Propertyp. 43
Financing Your Investmentp. 69
The Cost of Borrowingp. 93
Tax Benefits of Real Estatep. 115
Setting Up Your Booksp. 151
Managing Your Investmentp. 164
Analyzing the Marketp. 183
Analyzing Your Financial Capabilityp. 202
Working with Professionalsp. 213
Becoming a Landlordp. 234
The Fixer-Upper Marketp. 257
The Property-Flipping Marketp. 270
Passive Investmentsp. 282
Other Ways to Investp. 300
Setting Your Investment Goalsp. 309
Appendixp. 319
Glossaryp. 333
Indexp. 349
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