Successful investment often mirrors a game of Monopoly – winners keep their expenses low and continue to acquire prime investments over time. Financial expert and author Pete Wargent, provides simple and effective strategies for acquiring wealth through property and a holistic financial plan, which includes share investment.
The economic instability since the financial crisis and the volatility of investment markets have made investment a daunting prospect for many Australians.
With interest rates cut to record lows, consumer confidence is growing and investors are coming back to the market in droves; albeit with a thirst for information on new property strategies and markets.
Four Green Houses, and a Red Hotel is an up-to-date look at each of the capital cities in Australia and the best investments in property and shares in each state.
Become a successful property investor with this user-friendly guide
Are you thinking about real estate as a long-term wealth opportunity? Whether you're interested in a house, apartment, vacant land or commercial property, the second Australian edition of Property Investing For Dummies explains what you need to know to ensure you invest wisely. Discover how to build a winning property portfolio with practical advice on everything from choosing the right property at the right price to financing your goals with SMSFs, and much more.Decide which type of property is right for you — choose an investment option that fits in with your financial plans Assemble a reliable support network — research and enlist the help of lenders, buyers' advocates, advisers and other experts Explore your finance options — learn about mortgage terms, lending fees and holding property in a self-managed super fund Evaluate properties worth pursuing — find the right location, identify value and prepare to bid or make an offer Protect your investment — discover what it's like to be a landlord, learn how to insure your property and manage risk Build a solid portfolio — uncover the secrets to growing equity, diversifying and building an income stream
Open the book and find:How to invest in residential and commercial properties Information on using a buyers' advocate Advice on shopping for a mortgage Tips for owning property with SMSFs Steps for signing contracts and leases Help with keeping on top of your paperwork Secrets for growing your profits
Whether you want to prepare for retirement or just make a little extra money on the side, Getting Started in Property Investing For Dummies, Australian Edition, is the perfect way to take advantage of one of the most reliable and profitable investment vehicles in history. From weighing up your investing and financing options to managing the ongoing costs of real estate and building a long-term portfolio, this handy guide gives you the practical help and smart advice you need to get started. Ideal for entry-level investors who want to add brick-and-mortar assets to their investment portfolios, this book covers where to find capital, how to finance purchases and get the best mortgage terms, how to measure the value of properties, basic landlording guidance, and more.Offers practical property investing guidance for first-timers Completely up-to-date with the latest information on the current state of Australian real estate Bruce Brammall writes on property investing, personal finance and tax matters for the Herald Sun, the Eureka Report and News Limited's Your Money, and is the principal advisor and mortgage broker with Castellan Financial Consulting and Castellan Lending
If you want to get started in real estate investing—as a full-time endeavor or just an addition to your current investment portfolio—Getting Started in Property Investing For Dummies, Australian Edition has you covered.
Based on the author’s experience mentoring over 2,000 successful investors, business people and entrepreneurs over the last decade, you’ll learn daily success habits and ways thinking of his wealthiest clients.
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Michael Yardney is an Amazon #1 best selling author and a leading expert in the psychology of success and wealth creation through property.
Once again he’s been voted Australia's best property investment and wealth creation educator and mentor.
He is Australia's most published property author and has probably educated more successful property investors than anyone else in Australia.
But he is not a theorist. Michael is a successful property investor and property developer and, as a director of the national consultancy Metropole Property Strategists, his opinions are highly sought after and frequently quoted in the press.
In this book Michael helps you discover why the rich keep getting richer and how you can be one of them.
-make it easy for students to learn the material
-prepare students for numerous career applications
-stress practical, rather than theoretical, skills and knowledge.
It is more streamlined, direct and to-the-point than other books. It includes more learning reinforcements. It has a student-oriented organization, both within each chapter and from chapter to chapter. Its examples and exercises are grounded in the authors’ fifty combined years in real estate education.
Table of Contents of the 5th Edition
The Real Estate Business
Rights in Real Estate
Interests and Estates
Encumbrances and Liens
Transferring and Recording
Title to Real Estate
Real Estate Leases
Land Use Planning and Control
Real Estate Contract Law
The Brokerage Business
Contracts for the Sale of Real Estate
Real Estate Market Economics
Appraising and Estimating Market Value
Real Estate Finance
Real Estate Investment
Real Estate Taxation
Ethics: Laws and Practices
Real Estate Licensing and Regulation
Real Estate Mathematics and Formulas
Glossary of Residential Style and Construction Terms
Glossary of General Real Estate Terms
Note: For some states, we have state-specific versions of Principles of Real Estate Practice. We also publish the Real Estate License Exam Prep (RELEP) Series of exam prep books.
This book will show you how to take control of your finances and grow your wealth using nothing more than a few key principles and commonsense wisdom. It shows you how to let go of easy excuses, stop waiting around for magically simple solutions, set intelligent financial goals, and design an action plan that you can follow through to completion. Using a storytelling approach, it shares the financial experiences of the author and her clients, guiding readers through the tools and tactics necessary to effect positive financial change in their lives. Although focused on personal finance goals, the lessons here easily translate to life itself.