Are you finished with your holiday shopping? Do you have a real estate investor to shop for? Maybe there is a new or soon-to-be new real estate investor in your life and you are puzzled about what kind of gift to give them. Well, here at Think Realty we always like to circle our wagons and rally our troops to come up with some great ideas to help you, our readers. This time we hope our suggestions will help take the worry out of holiday shopping for that hard-to-buy-for real estate investor in your life. So, let’s take a look at our book picks selected by our team!

Retiring with Rentals by Kathy Fettke


Description: “Many baby boomers and working professionals dream of a comfortable (or even early) retirement, but have found most investment choices to be too time-consuming, too risky, or providing too meager of a return. In Retire Rich from Rentals, professional real estate investor Kathy Fettke will show you how to fund your retirement on passive income from real estate.”


Best REI Book Ever by Joe Fairless

Description: Available in Kindle, Audible and as a physical book. Amazon says, “Inspirational stories with actionable advice from interview guests on the world’s longest running daily real estate podcast.”


Wealth Building by Sonia Booker

Description: Amazon describes the book as, “Perfect for new real estate investors or first-time home-buyers. How to find a good deal, how to calculate profits and where to go for financing. We live in an extremely different marketplace now than when the first edition of Real Estate and Wealth: Investing in the American Dream was originally published.”


Landlording on Auto Pilot by Mike Butler

Description: This book is great for anyone interested in buy-and-holds/rentals. Amazon states, “Discover how Mike Butler managed 75 rental properties while working full-time as a police detective–before he hired any part-time help.”


Asset Protection by Clint Coons
Description: Available in Kindle and paperback. Amazon describes the book as, “This book cuts through the confusion that pervades today’s real estate investor’s understanding of asset protection. It provides in-depth, easy to understand analysis of different asset protection entities as they relate to real estate investing.”


99 Ways to Make Money in Real E$tate by Tameka Bryant

Description: Available in Kindle and paperback. Amazon’s description of the book, “Upon reading this book readers will be able to identify a niche in the real estate market and prosper from it. In addition, readers will learn which careers pay the most, find out which real estate jobs don’t require a license and what skills are needed to obtain these careers.”


The Self-Directed IRA Handbook: An Authoritative Guide for Self-Directed Retirement Plan Investors and Their Advisors by Mat Sorensen

Description: The Self-Directed IRA Handbook explains how investors can own alternative retirement plan assets in their IRAs. These assets typically include; real estate, private stock, IRA/LLCs, LP, LLC, private equity, hedge funds, private placement, crowdfunding, and precious metals. The Handbook clearly explains the prohibited transaction rules, investment structures, common self-directed IRA investment assets, and SDIRA tax pitfalls (UBIT & UDFI tax).

Last but certainly not least is not a book but a huge necessity amongst real estate investors.

The Corporate Housing Handbook by Kimberly Smith

Description: Amazon says, “What is Corporate Housing? How do I setup a Corporate Rental? How to get started renting a property? How do I make money? Corporate Housing Success Stories! Welcome to the multi-billions dollar world of Corporate Housing or more simply put, furnished monthly residential rentals.”


Think Realty Membership

Description: With a Think Realty membership, you are giving the gift of access to a huge repository of knowledge. Found on the Think Realty website, a seasoned real estate investor or a new or want-to-be investor has access to all our articles, blogs, in-depth content from the magazine, discounted rates to expos held across the country and so much more! You cannot go wrong with giving the gift of a Think Realty membership.

We hope these choices will serve you and the receiver well into 2017. Have a wonderful holiday season and we hope to see you in the New Year!

*Editor’s Note: Books choices were picked by Think Realty staff members and are not paid for advertised choices. Books are listed in random order.

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