The number one reason most investors never own more than one property is finance. For them, getting and managing money is the scariest part of investing. You must be 100% informed when structuring your loans. Before you even think about finding a property, you must understand the valuation process. In simple, jargon-free language, this mini guide arms you with a wealth of knowledge to reduce risk and keep control of your investment goals. Its many vital lessons include:- How to keep your own home safe and out of the bank's hands.- The first step to successful investing is knowing where you want to finish. Learn how different exit strategies affect your investment plan.- The main reason most Australians aren't wealthy is that they don't know the difference between appreciating and depreciating assets and beneficial and non-beneficial liabilities. Learn to view everything as one or the other.- Grasping the concept of leverage and other people's money will dramatically increase your return on equity.- Banking and finance. By knowing what lenders need to assess a loan, you can apply with confidence and put yourself ahead of the pack.