Recession-Proof Real Estate Investing

  • Recorded Q&A with J Scott
    Regarding the current state of the market (April 7, 2020)
  • 32-page guide: Recession Prep 101
    Investing in Real Estate During a Financial Crisis
  • Two Q&A Webinar Recordings
    Recession-Proof Investing with author J Scott
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Prepare for a market shift by learning to modify your investing tactics—not only to survive an economic downturn, but to also thrive! Take any recession in stride, and never be intimidated by a market shift again.

The 2008 Great Recession was a time of economic turmoil and disruption, and many real estate investors lost everything they’d worked so hard to achieve. However, not every investor suffered that fate: Even during the worst parts of the downturn, some real estate professionals were able to grow and scale their businesses. Not only did they come out the other side unscathed, but they also created a better financial situation than ever before.

In Recession-Proof Real Estate Investing, accomplished investor J Scott dives into the theory of economic cycles and the real-world strategies for harnessing them to your advantage. With clear instructions for every type of investor, this easy-to-follow guide will show you how to make money during all of the market’s twists and turns—whether during an economic recession or at any other point in the economic cycle. You’ll never look at your real estate business the same way again!

  • How our economy works, and how to make it work for you
  • The four major phases of the economic cycle: Expansion, Peak, Recession, and Recovery
  • How to know when economic shifts are likely to occur and strategies to withstand those impending changes
  • The positive and negative impacts of each phase on different real estate investing strategies
  • How to continue profiting during every point in the economic cycle
  • Multiple ways to modify your investing tactics—not only to survive economic downturn, but to also thrive!
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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Gregory A Thompson

Recession-Proof Real Estate Investing


felt like i learned more with this book than a college degre. Honestly became a fan over night , so many facts and no fluff.

Chris Morris
useful for understanding economic cycles and the foundations of the different real estate strategies

Covers the different stages of the economic cycle and how different real estate strategies fare in each phase. This helps you to understand how economic cycles work and why, and also understand some of the fundamental principles behind the different real estate strategies.

Fred Mitchell

Good read

Dave E
Great Breakdown

I really enjoyed that this book gave a great basic breakdown of all the different parts of the market cycle and how they apply to REI. Great concepts, great explanations. Easy to understand.

About the Author

J Scott spent much of his early career in Silicon Valley, where he held management positions at several Fortune 500 companies, including Microsoft and eBay. In 2008, J and his wife Carol decided to quit their corporate jobs, move back East, start a family, and focus on real estate investing. In the past ten years, they have bought, built, rehabbed, sold, lent-on and held over $60M in property all around the country. J is also the co-host of The BiggerPockets Business Podcast and the author of four books on real estate investing, which have sold more than 300,000 copies combined and have helped investors from around the world get started with real estate.