John T. Reed
342 Bryan Drive
Alamo, California 94507
fax 925-820-1259

To my son,
Michael T. Reed

Copyright © 1993 by John T. Reed

All rights reserved.

Published by John T. Reed Publishing
342 Bryan Drive
Alamo, California 94507

Manufactured in the United States of America

Library of Congress Catalog Card number: 93-092745

ISBN: 0-939224-24-0

About the Author

John T. Reed is a real estate investment book and newsletter author. He was a real estate investor for 23 years.
Mr. Reed's real estate work experience includes brokerage and management of properties ranging from single-family homes and building lots to large apartment complexes, industrial, and office buildings.
He has been interviewed about real estate investment on 60 Minutes,Good Morning America, Larry King Live, and other tv and radio programs. And his real estate investment analysis has appeared in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The New York Times, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, Changing Times, Money, and in many real estate trade journals and newsletters.
Mr. Reed is the editor and publisher of the newsletter, John T. Reed's Real Estate Investor's Monthly and author of the books:

Aggressive Tax Avoidance for Real Estate Investors (16 editions)
Apartment Investing Checklists
Coaching Youth Football (2 editions)
Coaching Youth Football Defense (2 editions)
Distressed Real Estate Times
Football Clock Management
Office Building Acquisition Handbook (2 editions)
How to do a Delayed Exchange
How To Increase The Value of Real Estate
How To Manage Residential Property For Maximum Cash Flow And Resale Value (45eds.)
How To Use Leverage To Maximize Your Real Estate Investment Return (2 editions)
Real Estate Investment Strategy
Residential Property Acquisition Handbook
Single-Family Lease Options

He holds a bachelor of science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a master of business administration degree from Harvard Business School.

Other material by John T. Reed

For more information, see the order forms in the front and back of this book or contact John T. Reed, 342 Bryan Drive, Alamo, CA 94507. Telephone 925-820-7262 or fax 925-820-1259 or E-mail

Thanks to

John Beck, Ron Starr, George Coats, George Rohmeyer, Jr., Lloyd Walters, Gary DiGrazia, Paul Thompson, Jose Leon, Dwain Sachs, Dan Kinter, Richard Gardiner, Lana Balou, Bob Bruss, Leigh Robinson, Jim Stephenson, Ted Thomas, Stephen Kapit, John Schaub, Bill Manley, Larry Kaplan, Jane Garvey, Marc Goodfriend, Mike Scott, Ernie Kessler, Craig Lehmkuhl, Robert Wade Brown, Tom Nitti, Steve Roulac, Jeff Jensen, Lonnie Scruggs, Dennis Fassuliotis, Mike Bauske, Jim Gragg, Samantha Badiner, and Daniel Schwartz for their help with this book.