I thought I would pass along some ideas for books to consider. These are all very good resources for better understanding investment real estate, and how it can impact an individual's financial planning. There are many books out there on getting rich quick; these publications are about building wealth. There is a difference.
Pick up a copy and see what you think!
"Exchanging Up," by Gary Gorman
"The Millionaire Real Estate Investor" by Gary Keller
"Real Estate Riches: Using Your Bankers Money" by Dolf de Roos
"Commercial Real Estate Investing: 12 Easy Steps To Getting Started" by Jack Cummings