Explains how to find, buy, and profit from properties using the Internet and includes information on popular websites and their services.
Profiting by investing in real estate can be as easy as clicking a web site—that is, if you know where to look. Fortunately, successful online investor and real estate expert Robert Irwin knows his way around real estate on the Internet. In The Armchair Real Estate Investor, Irwin serves as your guide to every stage of investing, from raising capital to landlording to buying and selling. And with insider access to the top real estate web sites, Irwin shows how even first-time investors can profit from the vast expertise available online. Irwin explains that the Internet advantage for investors is immediate access to buyers and sellers. The Armchair Real Estate Investor features the latest information on using foreclosure websites to locate pre-foreclosures, REOs (bank owned repos), and auctions. Armchair Real Estate Investor also includes successful For-Sale-By-Owner (FSBO) websites, where investors can sell direct and save thousands in commissions on almost every transaction. Readers will also learn: How to build a web site for an investment business Safe procedures to evaluate tenants Networking tips for building a team of investment partners How to secure nontraditional loans A long-time real estate investor, broker, consultant, and landlord, Robert Irwin is the author of over 60 books on real estate investing that have sold over a million copies combined. He has written for several real estate publications, including The Wall Street Journal’s Real Estate Journal and Owners.com, and has appeared on hundreds of radio broadcasts and made numerous television appearances. Visit Irwin’s website at www.robertirwin.com.