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How to acquire bargain home in today’s market

New book veers from typical get-rich-quick model

Whether you want to buy a house for personal use or as an investment, the first step is to read John W. Schaub's "Building Real Estate Wealth in a Changing Market," which explains how to cope with today's market. For more than 35 years, the author has been investing in and teaching classes on how to thrive in any real estate market by buying houses. In his latest book, he reveals how buyers can take advantage of the current situation in home sales to acquire properties for minimum cash at bargain prices while taking minimum risk. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. Although Schaub has invested in vacant land, commercial property, a car wash, and even a motel, he says single-family houses are the smartest purchases for either personal occupancy or as long-term investments. He is definitely not a get-rich-quick investor because he prefers to profit from both rental cash flows and long-term appreciation in market values. The book's theme is set in the first chapter titled ...