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If you’ve ever heard of alternative investments, it might be hard to believe that something as mundane as real estate would fit the bill.
Perhaps with billions or trillions now invested in cryptocurrencies, investing in rental homes and other investment properties should be considered mainstream? 🧐
Regardless, investing in real estate can make you rich. And poor. And if you’re lucky, rich again.
Today’s recommended reads and listens will help you decide if real estate is right for you.
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The Wealthtender Guide to Real Estate Blogs
Making money in real estate also comes with risks and trade-offs you need to consider, so it’s important to take the time to become an informed real estate investor. [View the Guide]
Recommended Reads & Listens
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💲 It’s Getting Real
“If you look at the very wealthy (in any country) and see how generational wealth is built, it is typically real estate holdings that form the backbone. Tax laws in America have been designed to promote real estate as a wealth building tool.” [XRAYVSN]
🏠 The Beginners Guide to Real Estate Investing
The old real estate adage “location, location, location” is true not only for those who are buying properties to use themselves but also for those buying properties to renovate and sell or rent to others, as well. [The Savvy Couple]
💸 21 Tax Deductions for Landlords in 2021
Real estate comes with some of the best tax advantages in the world. But tax laws change fast, so investors need to stay on top of real estate tax deductions. [Spark Rental]
🚫 Vacation Rentals are NOT Passive Investments
After weeks investing in my real estate education, I realized the gross error of the vacation rental business. [Accidentally Retired]
🏡 Two Years to Retirement with Real Estate
In 2017 they bought their first rental property and two years later they hit their 11th property and are now ready to retire this summer. [The FI Show]
🚌 Recreational Vehicle or Cash Cow?
When most people think of real estate investing, mobile homes probably don’t come to mind. Yet Rachel cash-flows $10k a month from her portfolio of mobile homes. Are your wheels spinning? [Side Hustle Nation]
📈 Home is Where the Hack is
The idea of house hacking is very simple. The goal is to reduce or eliminate your housing costs. And this is the ultimate guide. [FI by REI]
🏠 From House-Hack to Rental Real Estate
“Was buying my first home with the intention of renting it out indefinitely a good idea?” [Tis But a Moment]
💡 Learn from My Experience
“These are the lessons I learned from my experience owning and recently selling my first investment property.” [Have Your Dollars Make Sense]
Can’t get enough? Check out these articles from members of our community, too:
- 3 Real Estate Investing Strategies for Minimalists [Marriage, Kids & Money]
- Should You Tap Your 401k to Buy Real Estate? [The Chicago Financial Planner]
- What You Should Know Before Purchasing a Rental Property [Savology]
- 8 Best Ways to Invest in Real Estate: How to Get Started [Modest Money]
- How To Invest In Real Estate With Little Or No Money [Financial Freedom Countdown]
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