Best Real Estate Agents books for beginners and advanced, what you need to know before trying Real Estate. Three things you need to know that will help you down the road with Real Estate include; what does investing in Real Estate mean, what do you learn in Real Estate books and what is cash flow in Real Estate. You can get started real easy and fast, in some states it only takes a few weeks to complete the educational requirements and it can be done all online. With being a Real Estate Agent you can have flexible hours and not have to work a 9-5 job. This isn't an easy way to get rich, you have to know what you are doing and how to do it well. The hardest part would be trying to sell the not so good places that no one wants, but if you can sell them then you will be unstoppable in this career and everyone will know your name.