Many people who decide to go into real estate investing to earn money jump right to the exciting parts. They may be drawn into the business because they have the opportunity to purchase a great piece of property at a substantially reduced rate and need to act on it quickly or they may realize that the market is perfect for their first investment and eagerly get out there looking for a fixer upper that can be purchased quickly. Despite your reason for getting into real estate, you need to create a real estate business plan.