As October unfolds and ushers in cooler weather, it also welcomes National Book Month. This annual celebration, inaugurated in 2003 by The National Book Foundation, serves as an inspiring ode to literature and reading. Throughout this month, readers of all kinds are encouraged to immerse themselves in the magic of books– whether by embarking on a journey with a new literary companion, rekindling an old favorite, or sharing their current reading list on social media. In honor of this literary festivity, we are delighted to present a handpicked selection of our top real estate and investing books. Join us as we explore these illuminating reads!
1) Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki is an enduring classic, a cornerstone in the libraries of many savvy businessmen and women. Kiyosaki delves into the intricacies of debt, the art of investing, effective goal setting, and most profoundly, the psychology underpinning our financial relationships. If you’re thinking about embarking on your investment journey, this book is an excellent starting point.
2) The Millionaire Real Estate Investor by Gary Keller offers readers a glimpse into the wisdom of a real estate tycoon. Keller, the founder of Keller Williams Realty International, provides readers with a roadmap to success in real estate investing. He introduces various models, including those related to net worth, finance, networking, lead generation, and property acquisition. Furthermore, he guides readers through the four pivotal stages of becoming a millionaire real estate investor, making this book an invaluable resource for anyone interested in real estate.
3) The Real Estate Wholesaling Bible by Than Merrill is the indispensable guide to mastering the intricate art of wholesaling in real estate. Often challenging to navigate, wholesaling is broken down into a step-by-step process in Merrill’s book, covering everything from property evaluation to securing funding and closing deals. This systems-driven approach is ideal for newcomers starting from square one.
4) The Book on Rental Property Investing by Brandon Turner is a must-read for anyone who is considering becoming a landlord. Turner leaves no stone unturned as he shares the nuances of being a landlord. From revealing common investor pitfalls to offering creative tips for competitive markets, strategies to avoid physical labor, and financing guidance and tax advice – this book truly encompasses all the essential knowledge a new landlord needs.
So, as National Book Month unfolds its pages, if you’ve ever been curious about what it takes to become a real estate investor, take this opportunity to dive into these enlightening reads. Happy reading!