Getting Started in Property Investment For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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Take your first steps to property investing success

Are you an entry-level investor who wants to add property to your portfolio? Would you like to build your wealth, or prepare for retirement? This beginner's guide covers all the basics you need to get started in one of the most reliable and profitable investment vehicles — property.

  • Decide which property is right for you — ...
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Getting Started in Property Investment For Dummies

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Overview

Take your first steps to property investing success

Are you an entry-level investor who wants to add property to your portfolio? Would you like to build your wealth, or prepare for retirement? This beginner's guide covers all the basics you need to get started in one of the most reliable and profitable investment vehicles — property.

  • Decide which property is right for you — consider the differences in residential, commercial and vacant land
  • Establish your financial plan — learn the ins and outs of shopping for a mortgage
  • Take the stress out of deciding where to invest — understand value while assessing metro areas and comparing communities
  • Measure your skills as a property manager — find out how to advertise for tenants, sign a lease and conduct a property inspection

Open the book and find:

  • Advice on financing your goals
  • Tips to help you avoid hidden mortgage fees
  • Help with keeping on top of ongoing costs
  • Guidance on being a landlord
  • Steps for building a portfolio
  • Ways to increase a property's return

Learn to:

  • Decide if property investing is the right choice for you
  • Spot the best deals on financing
  • Pick the right property in the right location
  • Understand your obligations as a landlord
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118396766
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/19/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Australian Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 184
  • Sales rank: 562,602
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Bruce Brammall is a licensed financial adviser and mortgage broker, personal finance journalist, best-selling author and successful property investor. Eric Tyson and Robert S. Griswold are independently successful investors.

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Table of Contents

Introduction  1

Part I: Understanding Real Estate as an Investment  5

Chapter 1: Stacking Up Real Estate Against Other Investments 7

Chapter 2: Covering the Landscape of Common Real Estate Investments 23

Part II: Financing: Raising Capital and Sourcing Loans  41

Chapter 3: Sources of Capital 43

Chapter 4: Financing Your Property Purchases 61

Chapter 5: Shopping for and Securing the Best Mortgage Terms 77

Part III: Finding and Operating Properties  95

Chapter 6: Location, Location, Value 97

Chapter 7: The Ongoing Costs of Real Estate 111

Chapter 8: Landlording 101 125

Chapter 9: Building a Portfolio 149

Part IV: The Part of Tens 167

Chapter 10: Ten Ways to Increase a Property’s Return 169

Index 179

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