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The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Buying a House by Nicholas Ordway
Very basic outline of the home buying process. The information on the financial aspects (mortages, etc) is too brief so this can't be the only book you rely on if you really want to understand the process before you jump in. A good starting place though. This book made me aware of all the things I still need to learn about...but I'm a pro compared to where I was before reading it!
Investing in Fixer-Uppers: A Complete Guide to Buy&hellip by Jay DeCima
This book doesn't go into "adding value" as the title suggests. He also goes little into selling property.
Here is the whole book:
Buy a crappy looking house with apartments and slummy tenants. Slowly get rid of the slummy tenants. Do cheapo paint jobs, put blinds on the windows, clean up the trash and water the grass. Now raise rents for tenants. The profit is from rents. Not selling.
If you want to become a slum lord this is a great book.
Missing Piece Meet Big O by Shel Silverstein
Missing Piece Meet Big O by Shel Silverstein
Whether simply a children's book or an adult self-help book, this one is a gem! Adorable simplistic line drawings that make you wonder how an artist is able to create such an expressive characters out of basic circle shapes. Matched with a story that can be taken lightly or taken to heart.
Really, this is the journey of a character becoming a "whole" person...independantly being able to "roll" by itself. It also hints that to be happy in a relationship you must be your own independantly happy person...you can't rely on others to complete your deficiencies.
Anyone who is a "relationship leapfrog" needs to read this book. It may even make you cry-and probably will make you… Read more