Brand new to investing in real estate

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What are some great books and podcasts to listen to? I'm brand new to BP here and new to real estate investing in general. Main goal is to get into commercial. Open to any all information and input! I know nothing and have tons to learn! Thank you so much!

@Trevor Richardson

Books (For Apartment Investing):

  • The Ultimate Guide to Buying and Selling Apartments - Steve Berges
  • Multi-Family Millions - David Lindahl
  • The ABCs of real Estate Investing - Ken Mcelroy
  • The Advanced Guide To Real Estate Investing - Ken McElroy


  • Wheelbarrow Profits - Jake and @Gino Barbaro
  • Investing In the US: An Aussies guide to US real estate - Reed Goossens
  • Apartment Building Investing - Michael Blank
  • Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever - @Joe Fairless

This should be more than enough to get you going. You could also look at @Omar Khan blogs on Bigger Pockets

Hi Trevor.  Welcome to BP.  I am happy to provide any assistance.  I have experience in property management, apartment communities, and single family sales.  Reach out anytime.


Brand new myself. I do have a local mentor, but as he says never turn your back on learning more. I'm not so interested in flips, but if one comes along and looks good I'll do it. I'm more interested in the "pretty house" business. Creative financing, ie (options, lease options, etc) . Any books, podcasts, articles or anything else would be appreciated.

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