Property Investing All-In-One For Dummies

Property Investing All-In-One For Dummies

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Whether you are renting out part of your home, or investing in a property, this guide to the constantly changing market and its laws will prove to be invaluable. Whether you've inherited a home you now need to rent or you're aiming to become a property tycoon, this friendly guide is your road map to success.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 191 x 234 x 32mm | 1,098g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • UK Edition
  • 0470515023
  • 9780470515020
  • 86,049

Table of contents

Introduction. Book I: Housebuying Basics and the Law. Chapter 1: Step One: Getting the Most from Viewings. Chapter 2: Making an Offer. Chapter 3: Going, Going, Gone: Buying Property at Auction. Chapter 4: Conveyancing for Buyers and Sellers in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Chapter 5: Buying a House in Scotland. Chapter 6: Researching European Markets. Book II: Finance, Tax, and How to Organise Them. Chapter 1: Getting a Mortgage. Chapter 2: Financing with a Buy-to-Let Mortgage. Chapter 3: Saving Tax on Your Bricks-and-Mortar. Chapter 4: Using a Company to Hold Your Property. Chapter 5: Recordkeeping and Financial Management. Chapter 6: Financing Abroad. Book III: Renovating a Property. Chapter 1: Renovating Wrecks: Property In Need of Work Chapter 2: Dealing with Damp. Chapter 3: Installing Kitchen Cabinets. Chapter 4: Installing Worktops and Sinks. Chapter 5: Out on the Tiles: Tiling in Kitchens and Bathrooms. Chapter 6: Heating, Ventilating, and Insulating Your Property. Chapter 7: Flooring: Keeping a Leg Up on Foot Traffic. Chapter 8: Painting and Finishing. Book IV: Becoming a Buy-to-Let Landlord. Chapter 1: Decision Time: Managing Yourself or Hiring an Agent? Chapter 2: Preparing a Property for Tenants. Chapter 3: The Big Three: Rent, Deposits, and Tenancy Agreements. Chapter 4: Advertising and Showing Your Property. Chapter 5: Safety, Security, and Insurance. Book V: Managing a Tenancy. Chapter 1: Selecting and Screening Your Tenants. Chapter 2: Moving in Your Tenant. Chapter 3: Collecting and Increasing Rent. Chapter 4: Sweet and Sour: Keeping Good Tenants and Dealing with Problem Ones. Chapter 5: Moving Out Tenants. Book VI: Selling Up at a Profit. Chapter 1: Selling with a Pro: Getting the Most from Estate Agents. Chapter 2: Going It Alone: Selling Your Property Privately. Chapter 3: Creating the Right Impression. Chapter 4: Negotiating a Successful Sale. Chapter 5: Selling in Scotland. Index.
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About Melanie Bien

Melanie Bien is an Associate Director at Savills Private Finance, and formerly the Personal Finance Editor for The Independent on Sunday. Melanie is a regular commentator on rental property for national newspapers and magazines.
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