One of Robert Bruss'Top 10 Real Estate Books of 2006
“This book's theme is 'add value' to real estate, whether you invest in raw land, houses, run-down factory buildings with rezoning potential, or fixer-upper apartments and offices. The self-deprecating author shares his mistakes and his successes, along with his advice to invest with as little of your own cash as possible so profits can be maximized.”(Bruss, Robert J. San Francisco Chronicle.)
If you're ready to move beyond basic buy-and-hold or fix-and-flip investing, Confessions of a Real Estate Entrepreneur is for you. Full of real-world wisdom from successful investor James Randel, this insider's guide is packed with detailed examples of real-life deals, demonstrating strategies to help you you avoid the mistakes that Randel and other investors learned the hard way. You'll learn about:
"Confessions of a Real Estate Entrepreneur provides all the tools for analyzing, buying, improving and profiting from the investment in income producing properties."--Jeff Dunne, Vice Chairman, CB Richard Ellis
"Jim's focus on the building blocks, the creativity, and the strategy of deal making gives readers a front row seat into this high stakes, and richly rewarding game."--Jim Fagan, Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Unlike some reviewers, this is literally just the second real estate book in my library. My "five stars" is not intended to imply that this is among the very greatest real... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chip
I have been in the Real Estate investing business for 20 years and I would highly recommend this book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Klaus Koch
If you've ever day dreamed of owning either residential or commercial real estate, or even wondered how people make money doing it, this book is for you.Published 3 months ago by Chris
Great book, definitely recommended. Shows specific strategies for a variety of real life deals including the financials. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Volunteering Vin
Recommend this book to anyone interested in real estate. The author does a great job explaining how to be a successful real estate professional or entrepreneur.Published 4 months ago by Robert B Young
Amazing well told story. I was enthralled. Author is a serious add value real estate investor and this book has helped me a lot getting into commercial. ThanksPublished 4 months ago by Paul
Excellent book. Very inspiring and down to earth. The balance of his stories, good and bad, helps make any deal seem possible.Published 5 months ago by Mark
Great Book, full of examples and street smart tactics.
I've read Jim's book about three times and every time it's an enlightening experience. Read more
If you want to learn about investing from real life experiences this book is for you.
Nothing but sound logic, common sense, and examples to help the reader understand.