I remember being a new investor. Starting out at 23 with no business or real-world experience was intimidating. I used books, seminars, mentors, and the school of hard knocks to learn as much as I could.

9 steps to real estate investing. For optimal results, read them in order. If you're reviewing, click on each link below to go to the appropriate phase.

1. Identify Your Financial Stage 2. Choose a Specific Real Estate Investing Strategy

3. Pick a Target Market 4. Decide Your Investment Property Criteria

5. Build Your Team 6. Line Up Financing

7. Raise Cash For Down Payments & Reserves 8. Create a Plan to Find Deals 9. Schedule Your Time & Prioritize Next Actions

Each stage is summarised below. I've included links to my previous articles and videos to explain each step in further depth if you need it.

So, follow along, take notes, and put yourself into each of the steps so that you can get started (or restarted) soon with real estate investing.