real estate investment Archive

Shakespeare and the Real Estate Investor

I have spent most of my life studying stories, with the exception of that brief unfortunate period as a child where math was required. (OK, by brief I actually mean the eleven years that it was required, but you...
January 25, 2016

All Real Estate Is Local: 5 Indicators of a Healthy Local Market

QUICK SKIM Scrutinize national housing trends all you want, but influences in your local market are really what determine whether home values rise or fall, NAR Chief Economist David Lereah says in his latest book All Real Estate is...
April 4, 2007

Finding the Right Vacation Home

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine Investing in a Vacation Home for Pleasure and Profit by James H. Boykin (Thomson South-Western, 2006) Buy this book from Amazon.com If you don’t already own a vacation home, you probably hope to someday....
October 2, 2005

Reasons to Buy Before the Foreclosure

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine The Pre-Foreclosure Property Investor’s Kit by Thomas J. Lucier (John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2005) Buy this book from Amazon.com If you want to get into real estate investing, author Thomas J. Lucier says...
September 1, 2005

Investing Lessons From ‘The Donald’

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine Trump Strategies for Real Estate: Billionaire Lessons for the Small Investor by George H. Ross (Wiley, 2005) Buy this book from Amazon.com If you’re a fan of the NBC’s reality TV show “The Apprentice”...
August 1, 2005

Smart Investment Moves

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine The Insiders Guide to Making Money in Real Estate by Dolf de Roos and Diane Kennedy (John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2005) Buy this book from the REALTOR.org Store You’re a real estate expert...
July 1, 2005

Get Rich on Real Estate

By Barbara Ballinger, REALTOR® Magazine Real Estate Riches: How to Become Rich Using Your Banker’s Money by Dolf de Roos (John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2005) Buy this book from REALTOR.org Store Dolf de Roos isn’t the type of...

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

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

Sophisticated Investing

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine If you’ve spent the last two years watching the market tank and still haven’t started building your own real estate portfolio, don’t wait another minute, urges Andrew McLean and Gary W. Eldred, Ph.D.,...
June 2, 2003

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....

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