Making Hard Cash in a Soft Real Estate Market: Find the Next High-Growth Emerging Markets, Buy New Construction--At Big Discounts, Uncover Hidden Prop

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Filled with creative strategies that work in today's market. A must-read for the real estate investor
-Albert Lowry, PhD, New York Times bestselling author of

How You Can Become Financially Independent by Investing in Real Estate

A few years ago, even reckless real estate investors could still make money because the market was booming. But many markets have softened, and making a profit isn't as simple as it used to be. However-with the right strategy and long-term thinking-there is still plenty of money to be made in real estate.

If you're willing to look outside your local market, you'll discover emerging markets that are booming. And there are also smart investing strategies that work especially well in slowing markets. You can do it You just need the new rules and wise tactics you'll find in this practical, profitable guide:

Invest in up-and-coming, high-growth emerging markets

Learn the powerful strategy of market-timing

Use lease options to get more for your money

Learn creative strategies to engineer hands-off investments

Find foreclosures and other hidden bargains

Invest in bargain-rate new construction projects

There are great deals hiding in every real estate market, and this book makes finding those values easy. Whether you want to locate the next up-and-coming growth markets, or find creative ways to finance your investments, Making Hard Cash in a Soft Real Estate Market is a savvy guide to investing for anyone who wants to play it safe and profitably.

Author: Wendy Patton, Justin Ryan
Publisher: Wiley
Published: 08/01/2007
Pages: 240
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.64lbs
Size: 8.96h x 6.30w x 0.65d
ISBN13: 9780470152898
ISBN10: 0470152893
BISAC Categories:
- Business & Economics | Real Estate | General

About the Author

Wendy Patton is a sought-after real estate speaker, investor, and broker who owns brokerages and offices in multiple states. She has extensive experience in land development, property management, multifamily homes, pre-construction, rehabs, foreclosures, and lease options. She is also the author of Investing in Real Estate with Lease Options and Subject-To Deals, from Wiley.

Justin Ryan is a real estate investor and speaker who used the power of real estate to become financially free before the age of thirty. He has extensive experience in creative landlording, rehabbing for retail, short sales, and new construction.