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REAL ESTATE COMPRISES MORE THAN HALF OF THE WORLD'S WEALTH and is an age-old means of creating household wealth, therefore, a sound understanding of its practices is an essential part of an individual or family's financial planning.In this comprehensive guide, professor of finance Barrett A. Slade, PhD, will teach you how to buy a home successfully and invest in real estate to create household wealth. Some of the topics covered include:
• Working successfully work with a mortgage lender.• Navigating the maze of financing options.• Finding a property and negotiating the acquisition.• Understanding the escrow, title, and closing processes.• Modeling investment financial analysis.• Exploring modern techniques for evaluating financial risk.• Performing deep analysis to make informed investment decisions.
The world of real estate is complicated, but with these easy-to-understand explanations and professional tips, you will begin your investment journey with the ability to build your household wealth starting today.;
Barrett A. Slade, PhD, is the James Passey Professor of Finance at the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University. Dr. Slade enjoys teaching students about real estate finance and investment. He also enjoys conducting research about real estate markets and has an extensive publication record with articles appearing in numerous real estate finance and economics journals including Real Estate Economics, the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, the Journal of Real Estate Research, the National Tax Journal, and the Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management. Barrett received a B.S. in economics and an M.S. in managerial economics from BYU, and a PhD in business administration with an emphasis in real estate from the University of Georgia. Prior to his academic assignment at BYU, Barrett was the owner of Slade & Associates, Inc., a real estate consulting firm, and he held the positions of vice president and chief appraiser at First Interstate Bank of Arizona.