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Must-Read Books for the Real Estate Investor

Posted by Bobby Montagne on Oct 2, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The internet has a plethora of resources - you can practically Google anything and find an answer before you even finish typing your question in the search bar! But sometimes with so many options and pages upon pages of maybe related answers to your question; it can get overwhelming.

For this reason, we like to throw it back and pick up a good ol’ book. There’s something about a well written book by an author who put forth the time and effort to create something tangible.

It demonstrates their passion, their dedication.

We did the work for you and picked out five must-read books for the real estate investor...

5 Must-Read Books for the Real Estate Investor, no matter whether you're a newbie or a seasoned pro...

1. Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever (Volume Book 1) by Joe Fairless

Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever by Joe Fairless

If you’re not familiar with Joe Fairless, he’s one of the most notable podcasters, hosting the world’s longest running daily real estate podcast. With over $191,000,000 worth of real estate investments, Joe’s a proven success. This book is no different. It is inspirational with actionable advice that will help guide you reach your greatest investing potential.

Buy the book here


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2. The Real Estate Rehab Investing Bible: A Proven-Profit System for Finding, Funding, Fixing, and Flipping Houses...Without Lifting a Paintbrush by Paul Esajian

51uVRKhrNJL._SX396_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgReality television shows have made property novices into flipping geniuses. You may think success in fixing and flipping houses should be easily within your reach, and it seems pretty straightforward, but there are a lot of things that go into a successful fix and flip. This book helps crack the code, shares the proven path and seven-stage system on how to successfully complete your fix and flip project on time and within budget without getting your hands dirty.

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3. The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down by Brandon Turner

The Book on Investing in Real estate with No (and low) Money Down by Brandon TurnerBrandon Turner, cohost of the BiggerPockets Podcast, offers real life strategies that smart investors across the world are using in today’s market to invest in real estate. This book is for everyone, no matter the skill level or experience, interested in investing in real estate. It offers varied perspectives and different strategies of some of the most successful real estate investors and how to creatively leverage other people’s money to help you do more.

Buy the book here



4. FLIP: How to Find, Fix and Sell Houses for Profit by Rick Villani and Clay Davis

FLIP: How to Find, Fix and Sell Houses for Profit by Rick Villani and Clay DavisFLIP is the third book in the National Bestselling Millionaire Real Estate Series. It provides a detailed, step-by-step process to successfully flip a house. It will show you how to find the best investment property, analyze the profit potential, how to purchase the property and fix it, and how to sell it quickly for maximum profit. The book is entertaining and resourceful.

Buy book here


5. The Book on Flipping Houses: How to Buy, Rehab, and Resell Residential Properties by J Scott and Josh Dorkin

The Book on Flipping Houses by J Scott and Josh DorkinJ Scott of 123Flip.com teams up with Josh Dorkin of BiggerPockets.com to bring you this ultimate how-to guide for both newbie and seasoned pro fix and flippers. No matter your experience level, you’ll find guidance and value in this book. It will teach you everything you need to know to build your fix and flip business.

Buy book here



What real estate investment book would you add to our list? Share with us in the comments! 

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