Your Property Success with Renovation

Your Property Success with Renovation


By (author) Jane Slack-Smith

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 280 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 229mm x 15mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 28 June 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1118319273
  • ISBN 13: 9781118319277
  • Sales rank: 90,569

Product description

The ultimate guide to investing in property...and making amillion! Everyone's looking to get rich, and a lot of those people arelooking at investing in property as the way to get there. But watchout making money in real estate isn't always as easy as itmight look. At least, not without Your Property Success withRenovation in hand, that is. Written by Jane Slack-Smith, atrue investment guru who's put together her own multi-milliondollar property portfolio, this is the ultimate guide to making thehousing market work for you. Loaded with no-nonsense advice to help you avoid the traps thatso many would-be real estate investors fall into, Your PropertySuccess with Renovation introduces a unique three-pronged,low-risk investing strategy. Rather than focusing on fast money,the book encourages a low-risk plan find an area with aboveaverage capital growth, buy below market value, and build valuethrough renovation that will help you build a strong,profitable real estate portfolio. * Introduces "The Trident," a new way of approaching investing inreal estate that focuses on low-risks and high rewards, not fastmoney * Written by real estate portfolio expert Jane Slack-Smith, whotransformed an initial investment of $45k into a multi-milliondollar fortune using the techniques outlined in this book * Shows you how to get the most out of the real estate market byemphasizing the value of property renovation With just two investment properties and one renovation theaverage Australian can put a million dollars in the bank withinfifteen years, and mortgage broker Jane Slack-Smith is here to showyou how.

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Author information

JANE SLACK-SMITH amassed a multimillion dollar property portfolio that started with an initial investment of just $45,000. In 2005 she founded Investors Choice Mortgages and in 2010 she was awarded 'Mortgage Broker of the Year' by Your Investment Property magazine. Visit Jane's website at for more information.

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""Jane Slack-Smith is one of the true property success stories and property professionals in Australia. Her style is easy to read and to the point; worthy in every sense of the word."" Bernard Salt Social commentator, author and columnist Put $1 million in the bank in 15 years, with just two investment properties and one renovation. "Your Property Success with Renovation" provides a step-by-step approach to buying the right properties, doing a renovation and managing your portfolio. By using Jane Slack-Smith's Trident Strategy for low-risk investment, you'll learn how to research and select an area with above-average capitol growth, and then buy below market value. Simply add value through renovation and watch your assets grow. Through easy, actionable advice, you'll learn how to: - understand and use Jane's successful Trident Strategy - locate the right property for your home or investment goals - manage your finances and secure a mortgage - assess a property for renovation potential, and renovate for reward! Don't buy into the hype that you have to work 40 hours a week for 40 years just to afford a meager existence in retirement. You can secure the lifestyle you want with a few well-placed properties that can earn you $1 million in just 15 years.

Table of contents

About the author vii Acknowledgements ix My story xi Introduction xix Part I: The foundations 1 1 Knowing what you want 3 2 Establishing your goals 11 3 Assessing your finances 19 4 Understanding your risk profile 27 5 Developing your property investing strategy 33 6 The Trident Strategy: minimising risk 43 7 Setting your buying criteria 55 Part II: The purchasing process 63 8 Funding your purchase 65 9 Getting your loan approved 75 10 Locating a property 87 11 Knowing your demographics 101 12 Hitting the streets 109 13 Finding a renovator's dream 115 14 Purchasing your property 131 15 The buying process 143 Part III: Renovating 149 16 Renovating for prosperity 151 17 Costing your renovation 157 18 My tips, mistakes and recommendations 165 19 Organising the renovation 177 20 Review, repair, repent and replicate 187 21 My renovation examples 197 22 Bringing it all together 213 Glossary 221 Index 227