Real Estate Investments and How to Make Them / Edition 3

Real Estate Investments and How to Make Them / Edition 3

by Milt Tanzer
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Real Estate Investments and How to Make Them / Edition 3

This fully revised and updated new edition oif the popular handbook demonstrates how virtually anyone can reap huge returns on real estate investments. It shows step-by-step exactly what to do and how to do it--from finding and analyzing investment property to financing it, buying it, managing it, and selling it. Written in plain everyday English and packed with checklists, charts, and examples, this practical guide is equally valuable for beginners and experienced investors. (Cover Title)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780134597775
Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
Publication date: 02/28/1997
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.14(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author
What this Book Will Do for You
1 Why You Should Invest in Real EState 1
2 How to Establish Your Investment Objectives 13
3 Where to Find Sources of Start-Up Capital 23
4 To Manage or Not To Manage: The Question of Operating Your Investment Property 39
5 Guidelines for Choosing Real Estate Investments 47
6 What Forms of Real Estate Ownership are Available to You? 65
7 How to Locate Your Investment Property 71
8 A Step-By-Step Guide to Preparing a Financial Analysis of Your Property 85
9 Financing Techniques that Offer You Countless Ways to Buy Real Estate 103
10 How to Figure Your Tax Consequences and Tax Shelter Benefits 133
11 How to Negotiate the Purchase 147
12 What to Do at the Closing and After 171
13 How to Set Up a Simple and Efficient Record-Keeping System 183
14 What You Should Know About Leasing and Leases 193
15 When You Should Sell and Why 211
16 How to Sell Your Property 225
17 Rules of Thumb: Facts, Myths and Guidelines for Establishing the Value of Investment Property 245
18 How a Professional can Benefit by Leasing Space to Himself 263
19 How to Pyramid your Investments 269
20 A 19-Point Master Checklist for Getting Started in Real Estate Investing 277
21 Questions and Answers About Real Estate Investing 291
Glossary of Real Estate Terms 313
Index 319

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Real Estate Investments and How to Make Them 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This is a good book on basic real estate investing. It got me to go out and purchase an excellent real estate investment.