How to Make Money in Real Estate in the New Economy by Matthew A. Martinez

How to Make Money in Real Estate in the New Economy

byMatthew A. Martinez

Paperback | December 28, 2010

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"If you're an investor sitting on the sidelines thinking you have no play in today's property market, think again. In his new book, Matt Martinez gives you everything you need to know to start profi ting from the new paradigm in real estate." -- ROBERT IRWIN, bestselling author of How to Get Started in Real Estate Investing



"Martinez demonstrates that real estate is still the place to be in order to grow wealth. Every serious investor and would-be investor needs to read this book." -- MICHAEL C. THOMSETT, author, Getting Started in Real Estate, third edition

"The great recession has created a new reality for real estate investors--and Matt Martinez describes a sensible pathway toward intelligent buying decisions in the midst of changing times." -- MATT WANDERER, principal, Alterra Capital Group

"A must read." -- JON SWIRE, author, There's No Free Lunch in Real Estate

"Matt Martinez is the Warren Buffett of real estate investing. I give his books to all investors who buy buildings from me." -- FRANK PONCE, Commercial & Investment Properties, Scott Anastasi Realty

"Matt's book provides the tools for success that are essential for anyone interested in building a winning real estate portfolio in this new economy." -- DANIEL M. PALMIER, president & CEO, Potomac Realty Capital

"Matt Martinez does it again! The real estate landscape has changed forever. The lending industry is different, the players have changed and it is a new world out there. The new buyer must be an educated buyer. Matt allows the reader to become embedded in the industry -- smarter and more powerful. Get smart and READ Matt’s book before you go out there." -- DALE ROBYN SIEGEL, award winning author of "The New Rules for Mortgages"

"Matt Martinez is giving a no nonsense guide on how to succeed in today’s complex real estate investment market. A must read." -- PACO DIAZ, Senior Vice Prsident CB Richard Ellis

"Matt has really hit the target with his new book. The real estate landscape has changed dramatically, so investors who want to prosper must adapt to these turbulent times. Matt clearly outlines the pitfalls and opportunities that exist in this new environment. Matt’s book is a must read for anyone investing in the new economy!”" -- GARY KACHADURIAN, Chairman, Apartment Realty Advisors

"As a sole owner of roughly 2,900 units located mostly in Silicon Valley, I thoroughly enjoyed Matt’s book. I would HIGHLY recommend it to anyone interested in real estate investing in the new economy, as it is informative and practical."--TOD SPIEKER, President, Spieker Property Management Company

"As a professional who is involved in real estate transactions on a daily basis, I have seen the commercial real estate market transform in the past three years. In How To Make Money In Real Estate In The New Economy, Matt Martinez outlines key strategies for seizing strategic investment opportunities and identifying would-be pitfalls. It’s a terrific resource for anyone looking to invest in today’s complex real estate landscape."--TERE BLANCA, President and CEO of Blanca Commerical Real Estate

About The Author

Matthew Martinez is a principal of Beacon Hill Property Group, a founder of Landlord and Investor Group (LIG), and the author of the bestsellers 2 Years to a Million in Real Estate and Investing in Apartment Buildings. Visit Matthew Martinez at
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Title:How to Make Money in Real Estate in the New EconomyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.44 inPublished:December 28, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007174262X

ISBN - 13:9780071742627

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1Understanding the Housing Crisis
Chapter 2Overleveraged

Chapter 3
A Buyer's Market
Chapter 4Distressed Real Estate
Chapter 5The New Lending Guidelines
Chapter 6Negotiating with Lenders (Loan Modifications)

Chapter 7
Reinventing Yourself in the New Economy
Chapter 8The Gold Rush of 1849
Chapter 9Transaction-Based Real Estate Businesses
Chapter 10Commercial Real Estate
Chapter 11Retail
Chapter 12Office
Chapter 13Residential Real Estate
Chapter 14Multifamily
Chapter 15Farm Areas
Chapter 16Community Anchors
Chapter 17How to Add Value to Real Estate
Chapter 18The Local Advantage

Chapter 19
Credit Markets
Chapter 20Creating a "Cash Cow" to Buy Real Estate
Chapter 21The No Debt Alternative
Chapter 22The Economic Recovery