Retire Using Real Estate Investing

Financial Education Course for Adults on Building Wealth through Real Estate in 2023


University Classroom Instruction on Real Estate Investing in 2023


DFW-Area College Campuses: UTA, Tarleton Ft. Worth, and TCC South


Multiple Convenient Dates Offered in Spring, Summer, and Fall 2023

Real estate investing is an excellent way to build wealth for retirement.

 It is also a great way to diversify your portfolio as well as provide an income stream that will take you through retirement. From tax strategies to negotiation techniques, this class has everything you will need to be successful at Real Estate Investing.

Register today to learn: 

 By attending this class, you will learn more about the tools and strategies that are needed to build a retirement plan using real estate investing. Here are just a few examples of the many things you will learn:
  • How to create an Investment Plan and Timeline
  • The Tax Benefits of Real Estate investing
  • How to create “Mailbox Money” for your retirement
  • How to Build Wealth using Leverage
  • How to Negotiate the best price
  • The Best Types of real estate to invest into
  • How to create an Investment Plan and Timeline
  • The Tax Benefits of Real Estate investing
  • How to create “Mailbox Money” for your retirement
  • How to Build Wealth using Leverage
  • How to Negotiate the best price

This course features classroom-style instruction that encourages questions, and a textbook with examples and interactive material that is yours to keep.

Learn tools used by professionals to build your Personalized Estate Plan. Classes are led by a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Texas Licensed Realtor® who fill the who fills the presentation with valuable information as well as real-life examples. 

Discover “Big Picture” Strategies that give you the opportunity to learn about the many aspects of real estate investing and how they work together to build a successful retirement plan. 

A complimentary plan consultation is optional for those who have questions that are personal in nature. This consultation is available for class attendees only, but is not required.


Class Outline and Syllabus:


Investing in Real Estate is a pathway to building wealth and designing the retirement of your dreams. Creating a plan of action and understanding what your objectives are will be crucial as you prepare for your journey. 


  • Course Outline
  • Objectives
  • Resources

Who Should Invest?

Successful real estate investing requires certain attributes and skill sets. This chapter will define those attributes and skill sets so that you will be well prepared before you start investing. Additionally, it will provide action items that you can take now to improve your position so that you reduce risk in the future and increase the chances of success.


  • Preparation
  • Investor Profile
  • Know Your Numbers
  • Goal Setting

What To Invest Into

Real estate offers many different types of property opportunities to invest into. This chapter explains the different types to help you determine which types would be right for you, as well as which opportunities to avoid.


  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Farm and Ranch
  • Land Development
  • Pooled Investments

How To Invest

Learning how to invest will be key to your Real estate success. This chapter will teach you professtional strategies for how to invest, how to evaluate new opportunities, access funding options, and negotiate to win the properties you want.


  • Strategies
  • How Not to Lose Money
  • How to Evaluate Properties
    • Income Approach
    • Market Value Approach
    • Replacement Value Approach
    • Due Diligence
    • Formulas
  • Funding
  • Ownership Types
  • Buiding a Team
  • Negotiations

Where To Invest

Location, Location, Location! The area in which you purchase will have a substantial effect on the value you receive when you sell your property. This chapter will educate you in ways of sourcing, developing your buying areas, and growing your Real Estate knowledge and skill set.


  • Sourcing
  • Develop Your Areas
  • Develop Your Knowledge and Skill Set

Best Time To Invest

Just like the economy, real estate markets are cyclical. With the right tools, you can significantly reduce your risk and help protect your investment. This chapter will teach you market indicators and other tools to help you successfully invest throughout different cycles of the market.


  • Supply and Demand
  • Market Indicators
  • Time Horizon

Post-Purchase Considerations

Once you have purchased your investment, now the real fun begins. This chapter will teach you, step by step, what needs to happen post-purchase including rehabbing, leasing, accounting, tax filings, and property management.


  • Rehabbing
  • Leasing
  • Accounting
  • Tax Filings
  • Property Management Company vs. Self Manage
  • Next Steps

Is this class for you?

This class was written for all levels of real estate investors. For those just getting started, this class will provide the foundation that you need to ensure your success. For those that are veteran investors, this class will provide tools and resources to help you become more efficient and more profitable. This class is written in an easy-to-understand format so that no matter your level of investing experience, you will be able to understand and follow the information being taught.

Josh W. Strittmatter, CFP® CRC®

Josh W. Strittmatter, CFP® CRC®

Josh has been teaching Retirement Planning and several other financial subjects at many colleges and universities since 2010. His passion is education, and he believes knowledge and financial literacy are important for every person.

Adrienne Rowell, REALTOR®, Real Estate Manager

Adrienne Rowell, REALTOR®, Real Estate Manager

Adrienne Rowell is a Texas Licensed Realtor® and Property Manager. She has been in the real estate industry since 2014 and enjoys applying her knowledge and experience to teaching. She enjoys empowering others with real estate education so that they can make good investment decisions. 

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