Property Investing

Thinking about investing in property? Here are a few books to read to get you in the right head space and make sure you set off on the right foot.

Armchair Guide to Property Investing: How to Retire on $2,000 a Week

by Ben Kingsley and Bryce Holdaway

You may be surprised to learn that according to property experts Ben Kingsley and Bryce Holdaway, you don’t need to accumulate a 10+ property portfolio to create a $2,000 passive income in your retirement. And you’ll only need to spend approximately 10 hours per property a year managing your portfolio when you have everything in place. Sound easy? Well that’s why it’s the ‘armchair’ guide.

The 7 Day Weekend

by James Dawson

James Dawson shares with you his proven, step-by-step blueprint that could allow anyone – including you – to generate a life-changing income from commercial property investments, right from day one.
This is the ultimate commercial investment guide that includes multiple, built-in exit-strategies so you can cash in on any investment at a moment’s notice, should you suddenly need a large boost of capital – for any reason. Read this book now if you want to join the new rich and experience a better life without work, when you retire early!

A Surfer’s Guide to Property Investing: How to achieve your financial goals and lead your best life through investing in property

by Paul Glossop

‘A Surfer’s Guide to Property Investing’ is about how to achieve your financial goals and lead your best life through investing in property.
Paul Glossop believes the mark of financial success isn’t about getting bigger, better, faster or more. To him, success is freedom – freedom to spend more time with his family, or giving back to his community, or just more time to go surfing.

From 0 to Financial Freedom: How to Do It Today

by Steve McKnight

Inside you’ll discover:
* Steve’s exciting new two-part system for retiring richer, and sooner
* Which properties make the best growth and income investments
* What strategies are best for you, and why
* How to buy more properties without working harder in your job
* And much, much more

Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing: What the Rich Invest in, That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not!

by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Investing means different things to different people… and there is a huge difference between passive investing and becoming an active, engaged investor. Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing, one of the three core titles in the Rich Dad Series, covers the basic rules of investing, how to reduce your investment risk, how to convert your earned income into passive income… plus Rich Dad’s 10 Investor Controls.

Property Investing for Dummies, Second Australian Edition

by Bruce Brammall, Eric Tyson and Robert S. Grisworld

Are you thinking about real estate as a long-term wealth opportunity? Whether you’re interested in a house, vacant land or commercial property, this book explains what you need to know to ensure you invest wisely. It helps you explore your finance options – learn about mortgage terms, lending fees and holding property in a self-managed super fund.

The Complete Guide to Real Estate Finance for Investment Properties: How to Analyze Any Single-family, Multifamily, Or Commercial Property

by Bruce Brammall, Eric Tyson and Robert S. Grisworld

This practical, real-world guide gives investors all the tools they need to make wise decisions when weighing the value and potential of investment properties. Written for old pros as well as novice investors, this friendly, straightforward guide walks readers step by step through every stage of property analysis. Whether you’re buying or selling, investing in big commercial properties or single-family rentals, you’ll find expert guidance and handy resources on every aspect of real estate finance.

7 Steps to Wealth: The Vital Difference Between Property and Real Estate

by John L. Fitzgerald

7 Steps to Wealth is the only real estate book in Australia endorsed by three of Australia’s property billionaires. It shares John L. Fitzgerald’s own 35-year proven property strategy, supported statistically and with real life case studies from readers of earlier editions. Now in its 8th edition the book is completely up-to-date with the latest census data, location criteria and growth forecasts.
Most importantly the book exposes the difference between property and real estate, proving that it’s only the land that appreciates and that the buildings that sit on the land actually depreciate. Indeed 7 Steps to Wealth uses Warren Buffet’s secret of compound growth but adapted for Australian property investors.