Top Property Investment Books That I Recommend

Assets & Liabilities Concept

1. Rich Dad Poor Dad

This book is an eye opener for me as it made me understand the difference between assets and liabilities. It teaches us to increase our financial literacy. A lot of adults make wrong financial decision due to lack of financial knowledge and never been taught at school on personal finance.

This book triggered me to read other books on investment.

rich dad poor dad
rich dad poor dad

Manage Effectively Own Personal Finance Before Investing

Rich Dad Poor Dad made me wants to invest in real estate and stocks. However, I didn’t start investing directly as I think I need to manage well first my personal finance and to have the right behaviour to become financially free.

1. The Millionaire Next Door – Thomas J Stanley

The Millionaire Next Door is based on real survey on millionaire. It concludes most millionaire doesn’t spend their money extravagantly. They are frugal! I adopts few of behavior of millionaire into my lifestyle. Example, before reading this I was driving expensive car, now I just drive small non expensive but reliable that is no loan on it!.

the millionaire next door
the millionaire next door

2. Total Money Make Over – Dave Ramsey

Total Money Make Over, push me further on handling my personal finance. No debt and have emergency fund for rainy days. Only then start investing aggressively.

total money makeover
total money makeover

Investing In Real Estates

After I have my monthly budget, settle off certain of my debts. I started to invest in real estate. I scout around a lot of properties, evaluate based on given tips, add my on way of evaluation. Do the ROI calculation etc. I do that based on below books.

1. The Weekend Millionaire’s Secrets To Investing in Real Estate – Mike Summey & Roger Dawson

It taught me how to invest in real estate, how to come out with a deal and at same time how to negotiate. The steps mentioned are clear, pragmatic and realistic but of course not all can be applied in Malaysia. I read lots of property investment books this is one of my top choices.

the weekend millionaire secrets to investing in real estate
the weekend millionaire secrets to investing in real estate

2. How You Can Become A Multi Millionaire Real Estate Investor!

I read this book to understand what is the cost of legal fee on Sales & Purchase agreement, loan agreement and others where it is applicable in Malaysian properties investment. It taught me how to understand the process as well.

how you can become a multi millionaire real estate investor
how you can become a multi millionaire real estate investor