The featured book review in the May 2013 edition Your Property Network is Retire Early Retire Wealthy by Roly Weaver. Continue reading
Although published back in 2008, The Complete Guide to Property Investing Success is the closest I have yet found to a how-to manual or handbook on the broad subject of property investing. Though we cannot get away from the fact that the property world has moved on in the intervening years, consequently dating a small proportion of the information, I cannot stress strongly enough that this book is one of the property greats. Continue reading
Simon Zutshi’s Property Magic is one of a range of educational tools from the creator of the Property Mastermind brand and courses. One of the most prominent educators in the field of property investing, he has poured a proverbial wealth of knowledge into this easy-to-read book.
Due diligence is one of the most important tasks that you can carry out before undertaking any property investment, or in fact any business venture. In this quick guide for new investors, you will find out some of the things to check before you buy. Continue reading
The 44 Most Closely Guarded Property Secrets , written by Rob Moore and Mark Homer of Progressive Property, lays out the mindset needed for success in property and throws down the gauntlet to its readers to get started without further delay. It’s written in a very conversational style and is an easy, yet engaging read. By the end of the book, you’ll feel like you’re best mates with the authors (more on this later). Whilst I’d struggle to describe the information contained within as “closely guarded secrets”, I suppose it makes little difference how you get started — just as long as you do get started. This book will help you with that. Continue reading
Angela Bryant is a one of the understated stars of our industry and, with her husband David, built a successful portfolio of over 80 property worth over £11,500,000 since 1995. The Complete Guide to Property Investing Success takes you through every aspect of building a profitable and sustainable portfolio from scratch. Angela focuses strongly on finding great deals first and spends a lot of time discussing all the different ways you can buy property — if you thought that property is only bought through estate agents and auctions, then think again! Most of the best deals are done direct with the vendor and this book will teach you how get in front of private individuals who are motivated to sell you their property for a keen price. Continue reading
The Housebuilder’s Bible explains everything you need to know about managing a build, be it a new build from scratch or refurbishment/renovation of an existing property. It’s written by a builder using simple easy-to-understand every day language and doesn’t assume any previous property development experience. Continue reading