Book List


There are many books that address stress, and there is no shortage of stress when selling or buying a home! It’s exciting and stressful all at the same time, so these books will help you cope with the emotional roller coaster that you may be feeling through the process.

The Upside of Stress by Kelly McGonigal– She makes us rethink our stress response to make it work for us. She also has a TED talk on this subject that is excellent. Click here for her Ted talk

365 Ways to Beat Stress, How to Relax and Find Perfect Calm by Adam Gordon– This book has so many stress techniques you are sure to find more than a few that resonate with you.


It’s a proven fact that staged homes on average sell for more. Many flippers use home staging to sell their properties and they want to keep as much money in their pocket as possible, so you know it must work. I have taken a staging course and read up on staging, but these books will give you insight right now into what needs to be done, so my suggestions won’t come as a surprise.

Home Staging for Dummies by Christine Rae and Jan Saunders Maresh- The Dummies book pick experts in the field to tell the rest of us what to do.

Home Staging, The Winning Way To Sell Your House for More Money by Barb Schwarz– Barb Schwarz bills herself as the inventor of home staging. She has several books out.

Real Estate Investing

The ABCs of Real Estate Investing, The Secrets of Finding Hidden Profits Most Investors Miss by Ken McElroy-  Good book for those getting started.