How not to invest in real estate — don’t do what I did!

Nelda Schulte
4 min readMay 10, 2022

If you want to know what not to do in real estate — don’t do what I did with my first property! Do the opposite and you’ll be a raving success.

Over 20 years ago, I invested in a 25-year-old duplex. The plan was to live in the top suite and rent out the basement suite. In addition to needing a lot of lipstick and paint, it also needed a bathroom installed in the…

Nelda Schulte

Nelda Schulte is a freelance writer based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada who specializes in real estate.