Looking for a good book to enjoy during the cold weekend weather? If you’re tired of the same old thing and looking for some quality content that will help build your knowledge base in the multifamily investment world, we have some suggestions. BAM founder and CEO, Ivan Barratt, has shared some of his favorite books and we’re passing those titles on to our readers in today’s BAM Blog…

Ivan helpfully split up his recommendations between some lighter reads and books you might want to pick if you’re interested in taking a deeper dive in the subject matter. Ivan notes that these aren’t all strictly about real estate, but will still help you in being a multi-cycle multifamily investor. Here are Ivan’s picks for some great books to read:

Lighter Fare: Nothing to pass up, and definitely where you might want to start if you’re getting your feet wet, want to reinforce your foundation, or want to learn about the fundamentals from experts.

Level: beginner to intermediate

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing by Robert Kiyosaki

The Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki

The Real Book of Real Estate by Robert Kiyosaki

Multifamily Millions by David Lindahl

Emerging Real Estate Markets by David Lindahl

The Real Estate Game by Jeffrey L. Cruikshank and William Poorvu

The ABCs of Property Management by Ken McElroy

Wealth of Information: These titles might be interesting for those who have read the previous titles, who are constant scholars of the industry, or those who are building on what they’ve already learned.

Level: intermediate to advanced

Collusion by Nomi Prins

Currency Wars by James Rickards

Maverick Real Estate Investing by Steve Bergsman

Maverick Real Estate Financing by Steve Bergsman

The Creature from Jekyl Island by G. Edward Griffin

Mastering the Market Cycle by Howard S. Marks

Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz

Principles of Real Estate Syndication by Samuel K. Freshman

The Great Inversion by Alan Ehrenhalt

The Next Hundred Million by Joel Kotkin

Unleashing the Second American Century by Joel Kurtzman

Big Debt Crises by Ray Dalio

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell

15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John C. Maxwell

For more of Ivan’s tips and pointers in multifamily investing, head over to ivanbarratt.com. You’ll find a free library with video and articles featuring Ivan’s one-of-a-kind perspective and industry experience.