Your Property Success with Renovation

Your Property Success with Renovation

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The ultimate guide to investing in property...and making a million! Everyone's looking to get rich, and a lot of those people are looking at investing in property as the way to get there. But watch out?making money in real estate isn't always as easy as it might look. At least, not without Your Property Success with Renovation in hand, that is. Written by Jane Slack-Smith, a true investment guru who's put together her own multi-million dollar property portfolio, this is the ultimate guide to making the housing market work for you. Loaded with no-nonsense advice to help you avoid the traps that so many would-be real estate investors fall into, Your Property Success 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 above average capital growth, buy below market value, and build value through renovation?that will help you build a strong, profitable real estate portfolio.
* Introduces "The Trident," a new way of approaching investing in real estate that focuses on low-risks and high rewards, not fast money * Written by real estate portfolio expert Jane Slack-Smith, who transformed an initial investment of $45k into a multi-million dollar fortune using the techniques outlined in this book * Shows you how to get the most out of the real estate market by emphasizing the value of property renovation With just two investment properties and one renovation the average Australian can put a million dollars in the bank within fifteen years, and mortgage broker Jane Slack-Smith is here to show you how.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 149.86 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 362.87g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1118319273
  • 9781118319277
  • 20,733

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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.
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About Jane Slack-Smith

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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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
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