At one time, people saw their homes simply as a place to live. Today, property is seen as a potentially lucrative, safe and reliable investment. But property investment is a highly complex business - do you want to invest in property as a sideline or operate as a full-time investor? What type of property may be best for you and your portfolio? More, have you anticipated every single expense involved in renovating that 'bargain' property?The new edition of the "Complete Guide to Investing in Property" looks at all aspects of property investment - from making money from your own home, to property development, buy-to-let, investing abroad, taking in lodgers and investing in commercial premises. Containing a wealth of case studies and cautionary tales to help you identify the pros and cons of investing in property, the book will be an essential asset as you seek to maximise your investment and minimise costly errors.
Fully up-to-date to include new information on the latest government legislation, including SIPPs, plus a new country-by-country section with useful contact details and website addresses, the book should be on the shelves of anyone who is seeking to make a financial return from property investment.
Liz Hodgkinson writes regularly on property matters for The Times and London's Evening Standard, and also contributes to The Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, and various magazines and websites. She is a panellist on the TV series Ask the Property Experts, and is the author of the best-selling The Complete Guide to Letting Property, The Complete Guide to Buying Property Abroad and The Complete Guide to Renovating and Improving Your Property (all published by Kogan Page). You can find out more about Liz at www.lizhodgkinson.com