Synopses & Reviews
"Dolf makes real estate investing simple and accessible to anyone who has the will to succeed. He is an All Star in his field!"
from the Foreword by Alex Rodriguez, 2003 AMERICAN LEAGUE MVP
An all-time bestseller, Dolf de Roos's classic Real Estate Riches shows readers from all walks of life how to find great deals and make great profits in the real estate market. This compelling book reveals why real estate is such a reliable moneymaker, and how novice investors, and old pros alike, can achieve the biggest return on their investment.
Full of time-honored wisdom, proven tactics, and quick-and-easy tips, Real Estate Riches will show you how to find the best properties, analyze deals, negotiate and submit offers, effectively manage properties, and dramatically increase the value of your real estate without spending much money. Dolf de Roos shows you:
- Why real estate is the best investment in the world
- How you can consistently find great deals
- The eight golden rules of real estate investing
- How to use tax laws to subsidize your investments
- How to create income using OPM (other people's money)
- The pros and cons of residential versus commercial investing
Author Dolf de Roos is proud to say he's never had a real job in his lifebecause real estate pays him better. Following his powerful and proven strategies, you too can leave the nine-to-five life behind.
Here's a primer on how to become rich using little or no money down. This bestselling book is written for the beginner real estate investor. The reader will learn how to find the right properties, analyze deals, negotiate and submit offers, massively increase the value of the property (without spending much money), and manage the property effectively. De Roos also helps the reader decide what kind of investments are best and explores whether one should invest in residential or commercial properties.
An all-time bestseller, Dolf de Roos?s classic Real Estate Riches shows you how to find great deals and make great profits in the real estate market. You?ll learn why real estate is such a reliable moneymaker and how to achieve the biggest return possible on your investment. Full of time-honored wisdom, proven tactics, and quick-and-easy tips, this book shows you how to find the best properties with the most potential, analyze deals, negotiate and submit offers, effectively manage properties, and dramatically increase the value of your real estate without spending much money. If you want to be your own boss and quit the nine-to-five life, Real Estate Riches shows you how.
About the Author
DOLF DE ROOS, PHD, is a successful international real estate investor and a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. He frequently conducts seminars across the nation and throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and Europe. He is also Chairman of the public real estate investment company Property Ventures Limited.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Alex Rodriguez.
Praise for Real Estate Riches.
Preface: I Don’t Have a Job. Shame!
PART ONE: Why Is Property So Good?
CHAPTER 1: Four Magic Questions.
CHAPTER 2: Conspiracy Theory.
CHAPTER 3: A Taxing Issue.
CHAPTER 4: Beating the Averages Easily.
CHAPTER 5: Yes, But . . . .
CHAPTER 6: Summary: Why Invest in Real Estate?
PART TWO: Okay! Show Me How to Do It!
CHAPTER 7: The 100:10:3:1 Rule.
CHAPTER 8: Finding Properties.
CHAPTER 9: Analyzing Deals.
CHAPTER 10: Negotiations and Submitting Offers.
CHAPTER 11: Getting High on Opium (aka OPM).
CHAPTER 12: Massively Increase the Value of Your Properties (Without Spending Much Money).
CHAPTER 13: Managing Your Properties.
PART THREE: Liftoff!
CHAPTER 14: Residential versus Commercial Property.
CHAPTER 15: Government Interference.
CHAPTER 16: The Eight Golden Rules of Property.
CHAPTER 17: The World Is Your Oyster.
Appendix: Other Books by Dolf de Roos.
About the Author.