The goal of this book is to help new and experienced investors to understand the simplicity and complexity of investing in real estate. This is the second edition of the book, updated and including the 2018 tax law changes.
We will look at market history, investment basics, financial analysis, owning property, being a landlord, selling your property and other things you need to know. It will give you the guidance to making sound investment decisions, understanding the opportunities, financial requirements and the “numbers”. Once you own investment property, keeping your building fully rented is essential to maximize cash flows. As a Landlord, learning to understanding leases is an important part of that profit making process. Income taxes are an annual event; you must be able to predict their impact on your bottom line; how are they calculated; what can you deduct? When you sell your property Capital Gaines Taxes are due, sometimes they can be deferred using a 1031 Exchange, you will learn about these issues and the recent tax changes. As an investor you need Commercial Real Estate Agents on you team, you will learn why. Learn what you need to know to become a successful real estate investor!