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Publisher's Summary

Even though the credit crunch is still fresh in everyone's memory, the media is getting excited about house prices again - and you're convinced that property could be your key to financial freedom.

And it could. But where do you start?

Do you invest near where you live, or wherever yields are best? Do you rent to families, or professionals, or students? Should you be trawling through Rightmove or lurking at property auctions?

This short audiobook, read by the author, covers the big questions you should be asking yourself before you so much as glance at an estate agent's window. It contains a jargon-free explanation of basic investment principles, summaries of the major post-crunch investment strategies, and advice on developing a mindset that will support your long-term success.

You'll learn...

  • How to pick an investment strategy that matches your skills and goals
  • The only three calculations you need to know to size up any deal
  • An overview of every major investment approach, from the most boring to the probably-not-a-good-idea-but-here-you-go-anyway
  • How to (safely and sustainably) stretch a limited pot of cash to build whatever size portfolio you want

...although you will need to endure some pretty shocking jokes along the way. Sorry about that.

©2013 Rob Dix (P)2014 Rob Dix

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Informative

Good basic information and an easy listen. At first I was worried about it being usefull for me in the US but it was very informative.

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Easy to follow down to earth understanding

Easy to follow down to earth understanding of what to expect and where to start.

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  • Jonny Cartier
  • 07-15-14

Perfect Intro

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend this book to anyone starting out in property. Keeping jargon to an absolute minimum, this book does a fantastic job of not only explaining the basics of property investment in general but also explores, compares and contrasts different investment strategies. A perfect intro.

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  • Lee
  • 07-06-14

Highly informative, well read, fantastic content!

If you could sum up Property Investment for Beginners in three words, what would they be?

Informative, interesting, absorbing

What did you like best about this story?

I enjoyed the structure of the audiobook. Ideal for beginners getting into property investment.

What does Rob Dix bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

You get a fantastic feeling of emphasis on his key take-away's.

Any additional comments?

A well written and well read audio-book. Rob is clearly passionate about property investment and it shows. Well worth the 5*s

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-13-18

Great read

This is a great read for beginners as it helps to understand vital information, and avoid costly mistakes

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-22-18

Great information..

Even though I am a beginner I wondered whether this book might be too basic because I had already consumed a lot of other resources. Well it has been a real eye opener and I feel gives a genuinely honest appraisal of the new landscape in front of me rather than the over optimistic sales pitches that I have received from my other resources. Thanks Rob, appreciated

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-18-17

Insightful!

Elaborate, up to date and well read. Tells a great story whilst sticking to the main point of educating the reader.

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  • ramas
  • 10-14-17

Great book. It gave me good idea on subject.

Loved it. Rob talks clearly so it is easy to listen. It's both fun and very informative. As a biginer just starting to find whats where it gave me very good picture of what property investments is all about and more than ever I am sure this is for me. Thank you and I will get more of his books for more information.

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  • Alex M
  • 09-24-17

Practical tips, expertly explained.

This book is full of practical advice that is explained clearly by the narrator. Rob is easy to listen to and delivers value throughout the whole book.

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  • Charlotte Vandersleyen
  • 06-14-17

Best explanation

All you need to know about investing in property explained in a very simple way.

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  • I S K
  • 03-23-17

a great intro for novices

This audio book is a fantastic introduction to anyone who wants to start investing in property. Short and sharp. Rated and recommended.

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  • mark
  • 01-31-17

Excellent starting point

This book got me hooked, I listened to this and then quickly rattled through more, "the complete guide to property investment" also by Rob Dix, being one.

Would recommend this to anyone who wants to know where to start, I what can be a confusing world property jargon. Rob describes the process from his own perspective which helped me as he has a very uncomplicated approach.

Great book, highly recommended.

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  • Simon
  • 09-03-14

Very useful for beginners in the British market

Would you listen to Property Investment for Beginners again? Why?

No. I was looking for a book for the US market, but the information about this book didn't have any information about its country of focus.

Have you listened to any of Rob Dix’s other performances? How does this one compare?

No

Any additional comments?

This books seems like a great book for absolute beginners especially around the UK market. If you have already done a little investment or are looking for property outside of the UK, look elsewhere.

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