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Virtual Investing in Real Estate

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to get started in online real estate business management—anywhere and with any budget.

Imagine you had the know-how and connections needed to pick a hot real estate market, and then immediately buy and flip rental properties—all from your computer. In the world of virtual investing, this can become your reality. Online investing has made real estate management conducive to almost any schedule and budget. In this course, learn how to pinpoint the hottest real estate markets in the country, gain access to great real estate deals quickly in those markets, and pick up cash-flowing rental properties in areas that are attractive to long-term tenants and landlords. Get useful tools for balancing your time, managing your assets, reducing the need to be onsite, estimating repairs, and meeting with buyers and sellers in person. Even if you’re brand new to real estate, this course can help you get started right away.This course was created by WealthFit. We are pleased to host this content in our library.


  • A brief introduction to virtual investing
1. The Virtual Investment System
  • How the virtual investing system works
  • Population growth and its impact on virtual investing
2. Selecting the Right Market
  • Understanding high-level market selection
  • Conducting market research
  • Cross-referencing information online
  • Questions to ask before purchasing
  • Visit the market you are targeting
3. Finding Deals
  • Determine repair estimates
  • Direct mail lists and how they work
  • Generating online leads through ads
  • The importance of having someone on the ground
4. Rehab in Property Investment
  • Taking photos to gain visual data
  • Gathering important information
  • Using bids to renegotiate
  • Determining the scope of work
  • Managing contractors
  • Working with home inspectors
5. Selling or Renting Your Properties
  • Conducting post-renovation inspections
  • Avoid short changing yourself with agents
Next Steps in Virtual Investing
  • Things to keep in mind when virtually investing

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