How To Invest In Real Estate With Little Or No Money Down by Robert IrwinHow To Invest In Real Estate With Little Or No Money Down by Robert Irwin

How To Invest In Real Estate With Little Or No Money Down

byRobert Irwin

Paperback | August 5, 2004

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One of America's most trusted real estate experts tells how to make a killing in real estate using other people's money

"Irwin is a prolific writer on real estate, and among the best."

--USA Today

This latest book from real estate guru Robert Irwin is a complete, step-by-step guide for newcomers to no-money-down real estate investment. It's also a source of fresh insights and guidance for experienced investors looking for solutions to problems that can arise

with the no-money-down approach. Written for today's robust market, How to Invest in Real Estate with Little or No Money Down tells readers how to:

  • Get the seller to finance the purchase
  • Research and analyze fixer-uppers and finance the purchase and the renovations
  • Find and buy rental properties as solid long-term investments
  • Locate good investments in high-priced markets and get sellers to accept lowball offers
  • Cope with no-down investing negatives, including negative cash flow, high maintenance and repairs, and time demands
Robert Irwin (Westlake Village, CA) is one of America's foremost experts in all areas of real estate. He is the author of McGraw-Hill's bestselling Tips & Traps series.
Title:How To Invest In Real Estate With Little Or No Money DownFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.57 inPublished:August 5, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071439994

ISBN - 13:9780071439992


Table of Contents

1. Acquiring Real Estate Wealth 1
2. Creating Your Own Road Map to Financial Freedom 17
3. Little to No Cash Down Payment Financing 23
4. Get Others to Lend You the Money to Buy 37
5. The Big Surprise-Transaction Costs 49
6. The Big Trap-Negative Cash Flow 61
7. Finding Good Rentals 73
8. Flip Quickly or Hold Long Term? 85
9. Acquiring Rentals 99
10. The Keys to Being a Successful Landlord 115
11. Tricks of the Purchase Agreement 133
12. Working the Tax Laws to Your Advantage 147
Conclusion Working for Yourself 161
Appendix 1 Solving Credit Problems 167
Appendix 2 Selling Short 187
Appendix 3 Little to No Cash Down Federal Loan Programs 193
Appendix 4 Mortgage Priority in Foreclosure 205
Index 207