Fast real estate profits require elbow grease

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

There are many methods to become very wealthy, or just modestly wealthy, with your real estate investments. Although I have personally done "pretty good" investing in real estate, many of my friends, college real estate students and subscribers have done much better. I'm extremely happy for them! This four-part series will explore the question: Why do I want to invest in real estate? (See Part 1: First-timers find a place to call home; Part 2: Single-family homes best spot to sink money and Part 4: Successful realty investors think 'long-term.') 3 – I want to earn quick real estate profits. Real estate investing is not a get-rich-quick overnight technique. Yes, I know real estate investors who buy run-down fixer-upper houses, apartment buildings, shopping centers, hotels, warehouses and office buildings who have earned "fast" profits in less than 12 months by either selling after fix-up or refinancing to take out tax-free refinance cash. But such fix-up profits usually invol...