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Building Wealth with Real Estate Investing


You will find in this real estate investing guide real world investment deals that I have made right here in Atlanta. These are both my experiences and learned/practiced knowledge from my years in real estate investing. My intent is to share what I learn so you can use it to your advantage.

I believe in real estate investing as another tool to help me build my wealth. And it is with that background objective that I invest.

In order for you to start real estate investing it is absolutely crucial for you to define why you want to invest and what you want to achieve – this will guide everything else. As an example you can read why I chose residential real estate investing in order to supplement my wealth building plan.

A begginers real estate investing journey starts with a purpose and is then materialized with goals and a plan.

“Every person who invests in well-selected real estate in a growing section of a prosperous community adopts the surest and safest method of becoming independent, for real estate is the basis of wealth”

- Theodore Roosevelt

In the following pages I will share the steps I have taken to embark in residential real estate investing. My aim is to prove to you, not just tell you, why I think this is a good investment. At the same time I want you to see that if I can do it then so can you while sharing with you lessons learned from my experience.

Wealth Steps Real Estate Investing Guide…


Beginners Real Estate Investing

Getting Started with Residential Real Estate Investing - considering real estate as another source of investing and not just relying on the stock market.

Beginning Real Estate Investing - putting together your plan of action.

Education in Real Estate Investing - the most fundamental part when beginning real estate is education, education, education...

Real Estate Investing 101 - Finding the Deal


Real Estate Investing With Foreclosures

Buying Foreclosures – Creating Wealth with Foreclosure Investing

Buying Foreclosures – figuring out how much to offer

Pictures of My First Foreclosure Investment

Buying Foreclosures - closing the deal, making repairs and getting it rented


Flipping and Rehabbing Real Estate in Atlanta

Flip This House - Creating Wealth with FHA Foreclosures - my first house flipping deal in Atlanta

How to Evaluate If You Found a "Good Deal" - you make your money when you buy!

"Before" Pictures of My First Flip

How to Flip Houses - Choosing the Repairs and Upgrades - what to fix, what to replace, what to leave alone...

House Flipping Tips: Hiring Contractors - contractors can make or break your rehab project. Follow these steps so you can keep your hair...

The Final Pictures of My First House Flip - see how awesome everything turned out...

Flipping Houses in Atlanta - this is a 3 part series on the ins and outs of the different Atlanta flipping and rehabbing markets...

How to Flip a House: Documents I Can't Live Without - The must have spreadsheets I use to plan my house flipping projects...

How to Create a Budget and Schedule for House Flipping - Budget and schedule go hand in hand and are crucial for a successful rehab project...

My House Flipping Chronicles - here I show you step by step every house I have flipped and how much money I have made or not...


More Real Estate Investing Guide and Tips

Tenant Screening Tips- save yourself some headaches by following these tips when screening prospective tenants.

Doing a Tenant Background Check - what you should find out before renting your property...

Dealing with FHA Loans and Inspections when Selling an Investment Property - what you can expect if your buyer is an FHA loan...

Atlanta Foreclosures Hit New Records - Are these foreclosure records good or bad for house flipping?

Loans for Real Estate Investing – Do They Still Exist? - what money is out there for you to make money in real estate...

Making Money With Real Estate Wholesaling - the basics of real estate wholesaling...

Your 401k Real Estate Investing Questions Answered - How you can use your 401k for real estate investing

Selling Rental Property...Even if it's Making Money - I learned that just because a rental is cash flow positive does not mean you should keep it...

Before Purchasing Rental Property...What You Can Learn From My Mistakes - Before you jump into rental properties make sure you avoid these mistakes...



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