What, where, and how to buy!
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Real Estate Investing Basics presents the practical advice and knowledge readers need to get started in the residential real estate market. Based on the knowledge of an established expert, this guide teaches readers how to find properties that have the greatest investment potential, make offers and negotiate deals, locate great tenants, and re- sell properties for maximum profit.
* According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were an estimated 123.3 million housing units in the U.S. in the first quarter 2005
* Residential real estate is always on the move
* Baby boomers are growing older, and many look at real estate investing as a safe way to assure their current standard of living