How to Invest in Real Estate With No Money  (The Truth)

You really can invest in real estate with no money. But if you don’t have any money, you will have to find some other way to contribute resources – time, skills, relationships, or sweat equity. 

How can you invest in real estate with no money out of your pocket? Let me count the ways…

Buy a Primary Home and House Hack

So technically this will require a little bit of money up front, unless you can get a 0% down USDA or VA loan.  

Find an Equity Partner

If you found a great deal, but don’t have the money for a downpayment, consider forming a mutually-beneficial partnership to purchase the house. 

Hard Money or Private Money Loans

With a hard money loan, it is possible to get 100% financing for purchase plus rehab, but you would have to find the right lender and an AMAZING deal.  

Seller Financing

If you have no money to invest in real estate, why not get the seller to finance their property to you?


With wholesaling, the idea is that you go out and find motivated sellers – knock on doors, cold call, send direct mail – and put the house under contract for a price lower than another landlord or rehabber would pay.  

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