One of the most important factors of long-term success is to always keep learning. While real estate investing operates around some consistent fundamentals, it’s still affected by external circumstances. That’s why it’s always important to know current market trends, new laws, and any other shifts in the economy that can affect your bottom line. Many of you have been curious as to what resources and market research tools I use in order to stay current, so here they are. Don’t get discouraged if you don’t understand everything you read right away. Education is a process that rewards persistence.