Home » Finance » Investing

Can You Believe All The Hype About Real Estate Investing Seminars?

Aug 17, 2007
So many people have had the experience of attending one or more real estate investing seminars. You know, the kind of seminars you see advertised on late night television. The ones that promise to make you a millionaire within a matter of months. The only catch is that you first must pay thousands of dollars to attend the seminar and only then will the salesperson tell you the secrets of becoming rich from investing in real estate.

All too many times have people fallen prey to these real estate investing seminars. The speaker ropes in victims with promises of riches and they ended up leaving with as much knowledge about real estate investing as they came in with.

These kinds of real estate investment seminars capitalize on the fact that so many people are looking for a way to get rich. The advertisements paint the picture that real estate investing is some easy task that will allow you to become an overnight success. Thousands of people attending these seminars about investing in real estate with high hopes of finding out some kind of real estate investment strategy they can use to become rich. For the vast majority of attendees, these riches never come to fruition.

If you have heard the horror stories from attendees of property investment seminars, you might be wondering if you can ever trust another seminar advertisement. It seems that most advertisements for real estate investing seminars are worded with the same hope-filled, roundabout kind of language. Believe it or not, there are some seminars that do more than rope you in for your money then turn you away a few days later with no new information. There are ways to recognize these deceitful real estate investment scams from those that are authentic.

When you hear about one of these kinds of investing seminars, do some research on it before making a decision to attend. The internet is full of feedback from people who have previously attended investment seminars. Using an internet search engine, you can quickly search for webpages that mention the seminar you are interested in. Since there is likely to be both good and bad feedback on the seminar, you should read a few of the sites to get a good idea of what will be taught in the seminar.

The wording of the advertisement is another clue of how much of a help the seminar will actually be. Be weary of property investment seminars that promise to make you an overnight success, that tell you there is little work required, or that it only takes a few hours a week. None of these is true of real estate investing and any seminar that says differently should not be trusted.

Your own judgment will likely be a good indicator of whether a real estate property investment seminar is genuine or not. If something sounds too good to be true, it usually is.
About the Author
For more articles and information or to view a selection of real estate articles and information and real estate home value articles and information visit Articles.net.au - Your source for free Articles, Information and Website Content.
Rating:
Please Rate:
(Average: Not rated)
Views: 104
Print Email Report Share
Article Categories
    • Artists
    • Gambling
    • Humanities
    • Humor
    • Movies
    • Music
    • Photography
    • Tattoos
    • Television
    • Classic Cars
    • Motorcycles
    • Recreational Vehicles
    • SUVs
    • Trucks
    • Vans
    • Branding
    • Business Opportunities
    • Careers and Jobs
    • Corporate
    • Customer Service
    • Direct Mail
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Ethics
    • Financing
    • Franchising
    • Home-Based Business
    • Human Resources
    • Import and Export
    • Leadership
    • Management
    • Market Research
    • Marketing and Advertising
    • Negotiation
    • Network Marketing
    • Networking
    • Organizational
    • Presentation
    • Project Management
    • Public Relations
    • Small Business
    • Strategic Planning
    • Team Building
    • Telemarketing
    • Training
    • Data Recovery
    • Databases
    • Games
    • Hardware
    • Networks
    • Operating Systems
    • Programming
    • Security
    • Software
    • Spyware and Viruses
    • Ask an Expert
    • College and University
    • Home Schooling
    • K-12
    • Languages
    • Online Education
    • Psychology
    • Coffee
    • Cooking
    • Gourmet
    • Recipes
    • Wine and Spirits
    • Acne
    • Aerobics
    • Alternative Medicine
    • Beauty
    • Cancer
    • Cosmetics
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Diseases and Conditions
    • Fitness Equipment
    • Fitness
    • Hair Loss
    • Heart Disease
    • Medicine
    • Men's Health
    • Muscle Building
    • Nutrition
    • Skin Care
    • Supplements and Vitamins
    • Weight Loss
    • Women's Health
    • Yoga
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Babies
    • Collecting
    • Elderly Care
    • Genealogy
    • Hobbies
    • Parenting
    • Pets
    • Pregnancy
    • Woodworking
    • Feng Shui
    • Gardening
    • Home Appliances
    • Home Security
    • Interior Design
    • Landscaping
    • Affiliate Programs
    • Article Marketing
    • Auctions
    • Audio
    • Banner Advertising
    • Blogging
    • Broadband
    • Domain Names
    • E-Books
    • E-Commerce
    • Email Marketing
    • Ezines and Newsletters
    • Forums
    • Internet Marketing
    • Link Popularity
    • Pay-Per-Click
    • Podcasting
    • RSS
    • Search Engine Marketing
    • Search Engine Optimization
    • Security
    • Social Media
    • Spam
    • Video
    • Viral Marketing
    • Web Design
    • Web Development
    • Web Hosting
    • Copyright
    • Cyber Law
    • Intellectual Property
    • National, State, Local
    • Patents
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Trademarks
    • Buying
    • Selling
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Boating
    • Cycling
    • Extreme Sports
    • Fishing
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Hockey
    • Hunting
    • Martial Arts
    • Running
    • Scuba Diving
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Dating
    • Divorce
    • Marriage
    • Weddings
    • Astrology
    • Buddhism
    • Christianity
    • Faith
    • Hinduism
    • Islam
    • Judaism
    • Meditation
    • Metaphysical
    • New Age
    • Cable and Satellite TV
    • Cell Phones
    • Communication
    • Gadgets and Gizmos
    • GPS
    • Satellite Radio
    • Video Conferencing
    • VoIP
    • Addictions
    • Coaching
    • Goal Setting
    • Motivational
    • Stress Management
    • Time Management
    • Clothing
    • Electronics
    • Fashion
    • Gifts
    • Jewelry
    • Causes and Organizations
    • Environment
    • History
    • Holidays
    • Men's Issues
    • Nature
    • Philosophy
    • Politics
    • Women's Issues
    • World Affairs
    • Air Travel
    • Camping
    • Cruises
    • Destinations
    • Outdoors
    • Article Writing
    • Book Reviews
    • Copywriting
    • Fiction
    • Non-Fiction
    • Poetry
    • Quotes
    • Screenplay
    • Tools and Resources