Investing in real estate is a great way for anyone in to make money. Yet so many people never get their start in real estate simply out of fear. Much of it is because of myths about real estate investing that simply aren’t true. In this article, we’ll dispel 5 of the most common myths about investing in Myth #1 – You Need Experience to be Successful Experience will help a lot in making good investment decisions. However, the only want to get experience in investing is to actually make investments. Even Donald Trump had to start somewhere. And even he had to make mistakes. Not having experience is no excuse not to get started. Myth #2 – Now is Not the Right Time There are always strategies to make a profit in real estate, no matter what the market looks like. In an “up” market, purchasing foreclosed or damaged properties and flipping them for high prices is a very profitable strategy. In a “down” market, buying a property, renting it out and holding it as the property increases in value is generally a profitable strategy. There are many different strategies you can employ to invest in real estate, depending on what the market looks like. Myth #3 – Fixer Uppers are a Safe and Simple Way to Get Started This simply isn’t true. There are many investors, both experience and inexperienced who’ve lost a lot of money by getting themselves into bad fixer upper deals. Myth #4 – Investing is Easy Easy is the one thing investing is not. That isn’t to say it shouldn’t be an enjoyable experience. Learning to be successful in investing could be an immensely enjoyable experience. But it is hard work. There’s a large learning curve. You have to put in a lot of work. But in the end, your hard work will pay off. Myth #5 – You Need a Lot of Money to Invest The reality is that your inner determination to make deals happen is far more important than the money. No money down deals is a reality that can work anywhere, even in . These 5 myths are common excuses people use to not get started in real estate investing. None of them are true. The best time to get started in your investing career is now. There is a lot of free information available to you about buying, selling or investing in real estate. For complete information about the real estate market including current properties for sale, property values and more please visit the most complete website online dedicated to everything real estate at www.pauldingandpolk.com. Please feel free to contact me with any of your real estate or mortgage related questions and I will be more than glad to answer your questions. Call me on my cell at 404 374 1620 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org For a FREE List of 3 Plus Bedroom Paulding County Homes under $150,000 with prices, addresses, and descriptions click the link or fill out the form below.