Book Description

Make your first million and earn a steady income with this updated, essential guide to real estate investing

The collapse in real estate prices from 2007 through 2012 was the most significant event in the real estate industry since the Great Depression. But today, with the real estate market rebounding, a new generation of investors is entering the field, eager to make their fortune.

Building Wealth One House at a Time, 2nd Edition provides you with a practical way to create wealth through an ethical approach of buying, financing, and managing property. Renowned real estate expert John W. Schaub takes you through his 9-step program and explains how to accumulate one million dollars’ worth of houses debt free in any market, while earning a steady cash flow.

This invaluable guide presents fresh strategies for buying and financing property, reflected in six new chapters on topics such as real estate cycles, financing real estate purchases, negotiation techniques, and retirement investing.

You’ll learn how to:

• Finance real estate purchases without going to a bank
• Recognize and capitalize on real estate cycles
• Improve your negotiation skills in any situation
• Avoid common and costly mistakes
• Create cash flow that lasts forever, and much more

Building Wealth One House at a Time, 2nd Edition reveals how virtually anyone can accumulate houses debt free and earn an income for life.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Contents
  6. Introduction
  7. 1 How Buying One House at a Time Can Make You Wealthy
  8. 2 Buying the House That Will Make You the Most Money
  9. 3 Real Estate Bubbles, Crashes, and Cycles
  10. 4 Finding Opportunities That Others Miss
  11. 5 Knowing What a House Is Worth Before You Make an Offer
  12. 6 Knowing How You Are Going to Pay for a House Before You Buy
  13. 7 What Makes Some Debt Dangerous, and How to Borrow Safely
  14. 8 Borrowing Without Going to a Bank
  15. 9 Attracting and Using Investor Money to Increase Your Profits
  16. 10 Using a Real Estate Contract to Your Advantage
  17. 11 Making the Offer
  18. 12 Secrets of Professional Negotiators
  19. 13 Buying and Selling with Agents
  20. 14 Buying and Selling Houses to Produce Cash Flow—Today
  21. 15 Selling on Lease/Options to Generate Larger Profits
  22. 16 Finding and Buying Preforeclosures and Foreclosures
  23. 17 Attracting and Training Long-Term, Low-Maintenance Tenants
  24. 18 Knowing When to Sell and How to Sell
  25. 19 Getting Your Houses Free and Clear
  26. 20 Making It Big on Little Deals
  27. 21 THE FULLER CENTER FOR HOUSING: Helping Others Build Wealth One House at a Time
  28. Index
  29. About the Author