What I learned from reading these books

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I decided to make a list of a few of my favorite real estate and/or investing books and to write a brief note of the main (I defined “main” as the most enlightening) thing I learned from it. Here are a few of the books I’ve read with the main idea I learned from each.

Do you have any favorite RE/investing/business books? What have you learned from them?

Wheelbarrow Profits: How To Create Passive Income, Build Wealth, And Take Control Of Your Destiny Through Multifamily Real Estate Investing by Jake Stenziano & Gino Barbaro

This taught me about the benefits of multifamily investing – something I hadn’t considered before reading the book.

The Book on Rental Property Investing: How to Create Wealth and Passive Income Through Smart Buy & Hold Real Estate Investing by Brandon Turner

This taught me how to analyze properties!

The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down: Real Life Strategies for Investing in Real Estate Using Other People's Money by Brandon Turner

This taught me how to use partnerships to my advantage.

Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! by Robert T. Kiyosaki

This taught me about investing in general and the broken financial educational system.

The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley

This taught me about my misperceptions about millionaires in America.

Set for Life: Dominate Life, Money, and the American Dream by Scott Trench

This taught me how frugality and motivation can lead to a lifetime of success.

THANK YOU to all of the aforementioned authors and especially thank you to BP for being the catalyst to my dreams.

@Eric Sipe great list! I’m a big fan of all these books. I would also recommend that you check out the author John T Reed. Although his books are heavily computational, he’s probably the most thorough real estate investor author that I’ve ever read. I especially liked his book “Aggressive Tax Avoidance For Real Estate Investors”. Easily the most coprehensive book on real estate taxes.

I'm very surprised the "Intelligent Investor" isn't on this list?

But don't worry, you just missed adding the greatest investing book ever written. But that's okay. :)

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Great list of books. I definitely thought The Book on Rental Property Investing and Set For Life were two key books that have motivated and taught me how to invest in real estate.