Property Management Archive

Top 10 Real Estate Business Books

After last week’s post underscored the longevity of Gary Keller’s The Millionaire Real Estate Agent as a favorite book for newer agents, I thought it was time to go back and take a look at the top ten business...
May 10, 2013

Book Excerpt: What Renters Want

The new book “House Investors’ Manual” (2009), released this month, by real estate broker Lambert Munz offers a look at the buying rules ignored, unknown or untold regarding house rental investments. Munz bases his book on years of experience—27...
June 13, 2009

Latest Real Estate Books Take on Different Theme

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey Books on how to make big money from house-flipping aren’t exactly flying off the bookshelves these days, according to a recent article in The New York Times (A Shift in Real Estate Books, by Joanne...
July 11, 2008

Top 10 Real Estate Sales Books (6/02/08)

Here are the latest top selling books in sales from Amazon.com: 1. Multi-Family Millions: How Anyone Can Reposition Apartments for Big Profits, By David Lindahl 2. FLIP: How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit, By Rick Villani,...

Landlording: Investor Beware

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine As stocks tumble, good investments are hard to find. But if you that investing in real estate is the easy solution, don’t be fooled. In many areas, market conditions, combined with a flood...
March 2, 2003

Managing Terrorism Risks Reduces Premiums

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine Post 9/11, we live in an uncertain world. Among the terrorist attacks’ more tangible effects has been an across-the-board increase in commercial building insurance rates. Conning Corporation, which tracks insurance industry performance, reports...
January 2, 2003

Smarten Up on Property Management

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine Property management can provide a valuable sideline or post-retirement income source for real estate professionals. However, getting started isn’t easy. New owners must quickly learn how to screen tenants, maintain properties, and deal...

Don’t Just Sell It, Own It

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine Investing in real estate helps brokers and salespeople generate additional income and build a more secure future for themselves and their families. Two books offer different, yet complementary, approaches to real estate investment....

Invest in What You Know

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine One of the first rules of investing is “invest in what you know,” and real estate practitioners are heeding that advice. According to the 2001 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS Member Profile, 39 percent...
August 1, 2001

Add Real Estate as a Lucrative Sideline

By Sara Pullan Geimer, REALTOR® Magazine Dreaming about securing your financial future by investing in real estate? Maybe it’s time to stop fantasizing about it and do it. In 5 Magic Paths to Making a Fortune in Real Estate...
May 14, 2000

How to Landlord Legally

Reviewed by Alan A. Alexander, CPM®, senior vice president of Woodmont Real Estate Service, Belmont, Calif. Every Landlord’s Legal Guide. Marcia Stewart, Janet Portman, and Ralph Warner. 496 pp. Nolo Press, 1996. $29.95. Before I read this book–the three...
December 1, 1996