You've seen TV infomercials promoting books and seminars promising real estate systems guaranteed to make millions e.g. "no money down"
These real estate "gurus" are actually marketing geniuses who are making money from SALES of books, DVDs and seminars. Most of them did not make their fortunes in Real Estate.
There are only four paths to Financial Wealth
1. Win the Lottery
2. Inherit it
3. Marry into it
4. Invest in ( Real Estate).