In this, the second instalment of our Twelve Days of Christmas (2022) mini-season of bite-sized episodes, we review two books published this year, both by former guests of the pod…
The books both tackle the subject of finance though from different angles and are in equal tenth place in our Top Ten Books for Expat Property Investors.
The Price of Money: How to Prosper in a Financial World That’s Rigged Against You by Rob Dix offers a jargon free insight into how we got to where we are right now with super inflation high interest rates making property investing even more tricky than ever.
The Complete Guide to Property Finance: Toolbox of 50 Financing Solutions Beyond Buy-To-Let by Richard Brown provides details of all the different funding options available to property investors from traditional long-term lending to more sophisticated strategies such as purchase lease options, delayed completion and even vendor finance.
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Co-Founder and Marketing Director, Property Hub
Rob Dix is an investor, writer, and co-founder of Property Hub with Rob Bence. He presents The Property Podcast – the UK's most popular business podcast, and Any Other Business, a podcast for entrepreneurs. He was previously host of Property Geek podcast and blogs at propertygeek.net.
Rob is also an author. His books include:
The Complete Guide to Property Investment: How to survive & thrive in the new world of buy-to-let
How To Be A Landlord: The Definitive Guide to Letting and Managing Your Rental Property
Property Investment for Beginners
Beyond The Bricks: The inside story of how 9 everyday investors found financial freedom through property
With Rob Bence, he is co-author of:
100 Property Investment Tips: Learn from the experts and accelerate your success
Richard has over 35 years of experience as a property investor, businessperson and consultant. Over the last 12 years or so, he grew a multi-million-pound property portfolio, spanning 4 countries. More recently, also acquiring businesses worth over £4m through mergers and acquisitions, is blessed to provide for his family's current and future needs. Now, his vision is to leave a family legacy fund that supports people and social projects for generations to come.
It wasn’t always like this though! In 2008, as a divorcee, with no home of his own, in debt, with expenses higher than income and a giant hole in his pension, his starting position was not exactly the best! Through property investment, development and businesses, these challenging issues have fully turned around.
A passionate student and prolific knowledge sharer, Richard can be found through The Property Voice Podcast and website and in his Your Property Network magazine column. If that’s not enough, there are 3 Amazon Best Selling property books to add to the mix, including The Complete Guide to Property Finance.