You’ve probably seen a “get rich quick” real estate ad out there. It’s usually an email or a flyer in the mail that tells you you can flip a home quickly for profit or make an investment now and see a huge return within the year.

Now I’ve known a lot of people who have built wealth through investing in real estate. However, it didn’t happen for them overnight. Real estate is more of a long-term play and hold than a quick flip.

There are a lot of different investment options in real estate. You can invest in single-family homes or multi-family units. Whatever you decide to buy, know that it will take time and effort in order to build that equity up. Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is a good real estate portfolio.


If you really do want to use real estate to create wealth, you need to be willing to spend adequate time doing research on your investments. You’ll also probably need the guidance of a professional, whether you plan on becoming a landlord or flipping homes.

If you or someone you know is looking to invest in real estate, give us a call or send us an email with any questions you may have. We would be happy to answer them.