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Are You Dumb Enough to Be Rich?, 2nd Edition

Book Description

No investment strategy has created more millionaires than real estate. Even in less-than-stellar economies, real estate offers a ""safe harbor"" to people wishing to make smart, low-risk investments. And now there’s a foolproof, step-by-step system even financial novices can use to achieve wealth and financial freedom. Are You Dumb Enough to Be Rich? gives people the resources and information they need to make serious amounts of money from buying and selling real estate. This essential book walks readers through the entire process, providing them with a 120-day plan for starting down the road to building real estate wealth. Too many real estate books focus on stories and unlikely examples about how other people became rich. Are You Dumb Enough to Be Rich? offers real strategies on finding the best opportunities, avoiding the common pitfalls of real estate investment, and building personal and professional credibility. Straightforward and easy-to-follow, the book empowers readers to take their first tentative steps toward real estate investing with confidence. Are You Dumb Enough to Be Rich? demonstrates that it doesn’t take a genius to make money -- lots of it -- in real estate.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title
  3. CONTENTS
  4. FOREWORD
  5. PREFACE
  6. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  7. 1 INTRODUCTION
  8. 2 THE MINDSET OF A MULTI-MILLIONAIRE ... OR SOMEONE STOLE OUR TENT
  9. 3 I BOUGHT THE BOOK. WHAT DO I DO NOW?: NINE SUREFIRE METHODS TO GET MOTIVATED SELLERS CALLING YOU
  10. 4 WOW!
  11. 5 FINDING INVESTORS: COME ON IN, THE INVESTOR POOL IS FINE
  12. 6 BUYING HUDs: OR HOW TO BE A HUD STUD OR STUDDETTE
  13. 7 REHABILITATING HOUSES: TURNING TRASH INTO CASH
  14. 8 GETTING TO THE HEART OF REHAB: THE MONEY ROOMS
  15. 9 FORECLOSURE OR PRE-FORECLOSURE? THAT IS THE QUESTION....
  16. 10 PRE-FORECLOSURE: THE PREFERRED CHOICE
  17. 11 WHAT IS HOT MAPPING™? WHAT’S HOT AND WHAT’S NOT
  18. 12 MORE HOT MAPPING™
  19. 13 WOULD YOU LIKE A FREE HOUSE?
  20. 14 GETTING PAID TO BUY A HOUSE
  21. 15 MAKING MULTIPLE OFFERS: PICK AN OFFER, ANY OFFER
  22. 16 GENERATING A QUICK SALE: I GOT ‘EM, NOW HOW DO I GET RID OF THEM?
  23. 17 DOING REAL ESTATE ONLINE: OH, WHAT A TANGLED WEB WE SHOULD WEAVE
  24. 18 ALTERNATIVE REAL ESTATE
  25. 19 BECOMING A LIEN, LIEN, LIENING MACHINE!
  26. 20 IF DEATH AND TAXES ARE CERTAIN, LET’S BE DEAD CERTAIN ABOUT TAXES
  27. 21 HOLY COW, YOU’RE A MULTI-MILLIONAIRE!
  28. 22 THERE IS NO I IN THE (DREAM) TEAM
  29. 23 ON THE ROAD TO PLENTY: WEEK 1 OF YOUR 30-DAY DRILL DOWN. . .
  30. 24 WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD: WEEK 2 OFYOUR 30-DAY DRILL DOWN
  31. 25 THIS IS WHERE THE “TUFF” GET GOING: WEEKS 3 AND 4 OFYOUR 30-DAY DRILL DOWN
  32. 26 THE FOUNDATION HAS BEEN LAID: NOW LET’S START BUILDING A BUSINESS
  33. APPENDIX A: RESOURCES
  34. APPENDIX B: SUGGESTED READING
  35. APPENDIX C: THE BUSINESS CARD
  36. INDEX
  37. ABOUT THE AUTHOR
  38. Copyright