The Complete Guide to Investing in Property by Liz Hodgkinson
At one time, people saw their homes simply as a place to live - nowadays, property is more likely to be seen as a potentially lucrative business, safer and more reliable than many other types of investment. But property investment is a highly complex business - do you want to be a sideline or full-time investor? What type of property may be best for you and your portfolio? And have you anticipated every single expense involved in renovating that 'bargain' property? The Complete Guide to Investing in Property looks at all the aspects of property investment - from making money from your own home, to property development, buy-to-let, investing abroad, holiday rentals, taking in lodgers and investing in commercial premises. The book guides you through all the pros and cons of investing in property, from outright cash purchases and mortgages and loans, to dealing with comfort and stress levels. It contains inspiring and exciting case studies, as well as real-life cautionary tales, making the book an entertaining read as well as a valuable information resource.