Taxes 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

Tax Saving Secrets Revealed

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Tax code is complex and often difficult to understand, including when it comes to the sale of a home. Help your sellers understand the rules and ways in which they can...

Not Your Ordinary Little Black Book

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Valerie Faltas has drawn from her law school experience and time working for the Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office to write a book unveiling ways home owners can save money on...

Top 10 Real Estate Books (12/31/09)

Here are the current top selling real estate books from Amazon.com: 1. The Housing Boom and Bust, by Thomas Sowell 2. The Real Book of Real Estate: Real Experts. Real Stories. Real Life., by Robert T. Kiyosaki 3. The...
December 31, 2009

Top 10 Real Estate Books (10/01/08)

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey Here are the latest top selling books in real estate from Amazon.com: 1. The Subprime Solution: How Today’s Global Financial Crisis Happened, and What to Do about It, By Robert J. Shiller 2. Chain of...
October 1, 2008

422 Tax Deductions for Businesses and Self Employed Individuals: How to Save on Your Taxes

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey QUICK SKIM Tax season may have just ended but you should already be thinking and preparing for next April’s tax bite. In fact, a little thinking ahead might save you hundreds of dollars or more....
May 23, 2008

Top 10 Business & Investing Books (1/7/08)

Here are the latest top selling books about business and investing, according to Amazon.com: 1. Ready, Fire, Aim: Zero to $100 Million in No Time Flat, By Michael Masterson 2. Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at...
January 7, 2008

Top 10 Real Estate Books (10/15/07)

Here are the latest top selling books on real estate, according to Amazon.com: 1. Be a Real Estate Millionaire: Secret Strategies for Lifetime Wealth Today, By Dean Graziosi 2. The Pre-Foreclosure Property Investor’s Kit: How to Make Money Buying...
October 15, 2007

How to Use the 1031 Exchange

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine The Tax-Free Exchange Loophole by Jack Cummings (John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2005) Buy this book from Amazon.com A loophole written into the U.S. tax code allows you and your clients to never pay...
October 1, 2005

Flip Your Way to Wealth

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine Real Estate Flipping: Grow Rich Buying and Selling Property By Mark B. Weiss, CCIM (Adams Media Corp., 2004) Buy this book from Amazon.com Flipping real estate—buying a property at a low price and selling...
December 1, 2004

Smart Advice for When You’re Not Healthy

By Barbara Ballinger, REALTOR® Magazine Think you won’t need disability insurance before you retire? Unfortunately, the odds that you will are much better than winning the lottery. Nearly one-third of all Americans suffer a serious disability between ages 35...
April 2, 2004

Loopholes Keep the Taxman Away

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine Real Estate Loopholes: Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investing By Diane Kennedy and Garrett Sutton (Warner Books) 213 pp., $16.95 Buy this book from Amazon.com Real Estate Loopholes: Secrets of Successful Real Estate...
September 1, 2003

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

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...

Print Primer for Tech-Minded Consumers

By Christina Hoffmann Spira, REALTOR® Magazine Homesurfing.net, by Blanche Evans (Chicago: Dearborn Financial Publishing, Inc.; $17.95), is the book Web surfing buyers and sellers need next to their mouse pad. As a straightforward soup-to-nuts account of the homebuying and...
March 20, 2000