Guideline #9: When something sounds is too good to be
true, it most likely is neither true, nor good.
In 2009, the news media, both local and national,
carried stories about investment gurus offering
immediate returns on investment well above the norm.
Those news stories ultimately included jail time.
See Guideline #26. Unless you are adding value to the
process, real estate is an investment best suited for the
long run. Be wary of "get rich quick" schemes and