Real Estate investing is one of the best ways to build wealth. As a result, there are literally thousands of books out there on real estate investing. I, myself, have read a countless number of them. I have also learned that although real estate gurus may agree and disagree on different strategies, the one thing they all agree on is investing in yourself. If you have dreams of becoming a successful real estate investor, you have multiple resources to do so.
I’ve compiled a list of my top 10 books for real estate investors:
“The Compound Effect” by Darren Hardy
The Compound Effect is based on the principle that everyday decisions shape your destiny. Little, everyday decisions will either take you to the life you desire or to disaster by default. It’s the small daily habits that have compounding results.
“Eat that Frog!: 21 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time” by Brian Tracey
The whole concept of eating your frog is based on the premise that if you “ate a live frog every morning, that would be the hardest thing you do all day.” This book helps you understand the importance of managing your priorities to get more done.
“The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results” by Gary Keller and Jay Papsan
“What’s the ONE Thing you can do such that by doing it everything else will be easier or unnecessary?” The book is centered around this one question and the power of organizing every area of your life around ONE Thing.
“How to Win Friends & Influence People” by Dale Carnegie
This book teaches you six ways to make people like you. The real estate business is as much about people and relationships as it is about properties. You will learn important principles on how to work with and influence people that can in turn help you create more deals.
“Go Time” by Scott Yancey
“Go Time” brings all of the tools, resources and insider tips to every reader who wants to change their life and become financially independent through real estate.
“Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill
Napoleon Hill uncovers how to unleash your full potential and achieve guaranteed success in life and work by following principles outlined in this book. You will learn how to conquer many common fears, such as poverty, ill health, criticism, loss of love and death. This is a must read for personal achievement.
“The Four Hour Workweek” by Tim Ferriss
“The Four Hour Workweek” shows readers how to live more and work less.
“30 Days to Real Estate Cash” by Dean Graziosi
This book shows you different strategies on how to earn instant money with proven ways to go from zero cash to cash-in-hand in 30 days. It’s a simple read with doable steps to help you get your first deal done.
“Every Landlords Tax Deduction Guide” by Stephen Fishman J.D.
A guide to learning how rental properties are taxed and what you should know as a landlord. Every deduction that you should make as a landlord is included as well.
“Millionaire Success Habits: The Gateway to Wealth & Prosperity” by Dean Graziosi
This book is designed with one purpose in mind; to take you from where you are in life, to where you want to be in life, by using easy-to-implement “Success Habits” into your daily routine. It’s not about adding more time to your day but replacing those things that are not serving your future with success habits designed specifically to assist you on your journey to a better you. This is a recipe for success that anyone can follow.