Real Estate Investing: 10 Practical Steps to Get Started
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Real Estate Investing: 10 Practical Steps to Get Started

Learn from a self-made young investor how to build your real-estate wealth from scratch in 10 concrete steps
4.6 (56 ratings)
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Last updated 9/2018
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 11 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand and uncover real estate investment opportunities
  • Assess the financial returns of any real estate operation
  • Understand the requirements and the steps to finance real estate investments
  • Realize how people become wealthy thanks to real estate
  • Laser focus your investments to best fit the demand from websites like Airbnb
  • Be able to make your first real estate acquisition in less than 1 year
Requirements
  • Having ambition and energy
  • Be ready to take calculated risks
Description

The best and least risky way to become wealthy is to invest in real estate. And it became even more profitable recently thanks to the growth of vacation rentals such as on Airbnb! The best moment to start investing in real estate is yesterday - the other best moment is now.

I started investing in real estate at 26 and I already own two units. All of this without being rich and without putting money upfront. So yes, you can do it. However, many of these things depend on the country where you live, especially when it comes to rental legislation and financing rules. But none of that is impossible to achieve, so better start getting into this topic as soon as possible. In this course I explain you every step that you have to take that will bring you closer to your first real estate investment. You will understand how all of this works, how to choose the best units and how to finance them using banks.

My investments are focused on vacation rentals but this course also fits for those of you who want to invest for "traditional" long-term tenant rentals.

And I don't want to set any unrealistic expectations for you: 

  • Yes you can start investing when you're young and without putting money upfront (depending on the country). 

  • Yes you can generate money with your units. 

  • And yes, after a number of years, when these units will become fully yours, they can generate even more money for you, or a very good passive income. Or you will be able to sell them and take the whole sum for yourself. 

  • But no, this is not a get-rich-quick scheme. I don't believe in such things. 

  • It will take time, effort and calculated risk, but it's definitely much better to invest rather than not.

Most people don't do it because they don't think they can, so they completely ignore this opportunity. I'm convinced that after taking this course, it will all seem much more realistic to you. And if you put in the effort, you'll buy your first unit within a year maximum.

So, do you want to start escaping the rat race? Start with this course! See you inside.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to build their wealth
  • Anyone interested in real estate investment for residential rentals
  • Anyone wanting to have a more independent financial future
Course content
Expand all 28 lectures 02:10:33
+ Introduction to the course and to Real Estate Investment
9 lectures 35:45

Learn one of the best kept secrets of wealthy people

Preview 06:42
What kind of real estate investment is out there?
02:39

The legal framework of your country will define what kind of real estate investment you should aim for

Understanding the legal framework of cities and countries
10:00
Step 1: Understand the local legislation about short-term and long-term rentals
01:01
Where to invest and where to start
04:12
Step 2: Start exploring how much you could earn by renting a unit for short-term
00:41
Start looking for real estate deals already now
02:36
Step 3: Start assessing real estate prices in your area
00:28
+ All about the Unit: What to buy, Where and for How Much
12 lectures 01:00:40
Most important criteria: Location
04:10

Learn how to evaluate the best location for a real estate rental unit

Feeling the trends and knowing your neighborhoods
11:19
Step 4: Get to know your neighborhoods and trends!
00:58
A short interruption
01:17

Your current situation and finances will define precisely what kind of unit you can buy as your first real estate investment

Evaluate your financial possibilities
08:12
Important detail: in some countries it's mandatory to have a down payment
01:07
Step 5: Calculate your disposable income & your potential loan amount
01:01

Learn exactly what are the details to take into account to choose the most profitable unit to buy

Criteria to consider when choosing a real estate unit
12:54
More details on unit choice and profitability
08:51
Step 6: Start visiting units!
00:44

Learn the techniques to estimate the revenue that a rental unit can generate

Find out how much money your unit can generate - The free methods
09:20
Step 7: Estimate you gross yearly revenue to get more precise numbers
00:45
+ The Financials: how to get a Loan from a Bank to Finance your Investment Unit
7 lectures 34:07
How to buy a unit using a bank loan
07:52
Step 8: Start saving money
00:29

Learn how to put together a robust financial calculation to show to you bank in order to obtain a loan

Detailed financial calculation for the bank
08:51
Step 9: Do your precise financial calculation
00:43
More details on bank requirements and documents
05:37
Step 10: Set a meeting with your banker
00:27
How to proceed now
10:08