Rental Properties Archive

What Do Millennial Renters Want?

As a card-carrying member of the Millennial Generation (those of us born sometime after the early 1980s), I can attest that my peers and I are something of a different animal when it comes to real estate. We prefer...
July 31, 2014

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

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,...

Top 10 Sales Books (4/21/08)

Here are the latest top selling real estate books about sales from Amazon.com: 1. How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Redesign, Redecorating, & Home Staging Business, By Mary Larsen and Teri B. Clark 2. Confessions of a...
April 21, 2008

Top 10 Best-Selling Real Estate Sales Books (7/16/07)

Here are today’s top sellers in real estate sales, according to Amazon.com: 1. FLIP: How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit, By Rick Villani, Clay Davis, and Gary Keller 2. Success as a Real Estate Agent for...
July 16, 2007

Sidestep Real Estate Slip-Ups

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine 375 Housing Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them, By Stephen Roulac (Property Press, 2004) Buy this book from Amazon.com It’s all too easy to make mistakes when buying and selling a home. As...
November 1, 2004

Home Away from Home

By Barbara Ballinger, REALTOR® Magazine How a Second Home Can Be Your Best Investment By Tom Kelly and John Tuccillo (The McGraw-Hill Cos., 2004) The authors of this book advocate investing in second-home real estate because it represents a...
August 1, 2004

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