Top 10 Real Estate Books (Feb. 9, 2009)

Here are the top selling books in real estate from

1. The Great Depression Ahead: How to Prosper in the Crash Following the Greatest Boom in History, By Harry S. Dent

2. Home Buying For Dummies, 3rd edition, By Eric Tyson and Ray Brown

3. SHIFT: How Top Real Estate Agents Tackle Tough Times , By Gary Keller, Dave Jenks and Jay Papasan

4. Rich Dad’s Advisors®: The ABC’s of Real Estate Investing: The Secrets of Finding Hidden Profits Most Investors Miss, By Ken McElroy

5. Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide, By Stephen Fishman

6. The Pre-Foreclosure Property Investor’s Kit: How to Make Money Buying Distressed Real Estate — Before the Public Auction, By Thomas Lucier

7. The Subprime Solution: How Today’s Global Financial Crisis Happened, and What to Do about It , By Robert J. Shiller

8. The Millionaire Real Estate Agent: It’s Not About the Money…It’s About Being the Best You Can Be!, By Gary Keller, Dave Jenks, and Jay Papasan

9. Financial Shock: A 360º Look at the Subprime Mortgage Implosion, and How to Avoid the Next Financial Crisis, By Mark Zandi

10. The Great Depression Ahead: How to Prosper in the Crash That Follows the Greatest Boom in History, (audio version) By Harry S. Dent

Melissa Tracey

Melissa Dittmann Tracey is a contributing editor for REALTOR® Magazine, writing about home & design trends, technology, and sales and marketing. She manages the magazine's award-winning Styled, Staged & Sold blog.

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  1. Thanks a lot for this list. It would be especially helpful if you could hyperlink the names of these books directly to their descriptive page in Amazon. It would save a lot of cut-and-pasting. Thanks again!

  2. These books are great, ive read 2 of the books on your list and i still remember the best one “The Millionaire Real Estate Agent” that’s a winner 🙂