Time is money: An animated infographic showing the top three economies throughout history

This is a really interesting 1 minute video about the top economies throughout history. Chinas economy now ranks as the world’s biggest in purchasing-power-parity terms. But it is merely regaining a title that it has held for much of recorded history, as our video shows. The brief interlude in which America overshadowed it is now over. Source - The Economist
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Why not become a property educator yourself?

In a post-credit crunch, post-recession world, property has fallen out of favour for many people and they have forgotten what a great investment it can be. Seize this opportunity to educate them about how things are now, and how they can capitalise on that. It might be that up until now, you’ve only thought about investing in property, but there is a great deal of money to be made in educating others in how to do that. With an increase in house prices of 6% to June this year (Halifax) and a predicted recovery in the economy over the next two years (PriceWaterhouseCoopers) now is the time to start educating people in how they can make money in the property niche. If you are not already speaking about property, what’s stopping you? If you already use speaking as part of your marketing mix, are you seeing good conversions from it?...
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Simon Zutshi Video - Top Property Networking Tip

Have a look at this excellent short video from Simon Zutshi. He gives you his top tip for successful property networking.

 

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Is Your Property Network Magazine (YPN) worth the subscription?

  Ive been a subscriber of YPN magazine for a number of years now and have always enjoyed receiving YPN magazine.  Its full of useful content and contacts to help build your property portfolio.  There are quite a lot of advertorials in the magazine, but to be honest they are always relevant and informative for the property investor. So I can safely say that I think it is worth the subscription.  At only £4.95 its great value. Click here for more information With summer well and truly underway it’s the most popular time of the year to carry out renovation projects. With this in mind, Your Property Network Magazine has some essential advice for making sure the work you carry out on your properties is as cost effective as possible this June.  Below, The YPN team explain what you can expect from the latest edition and the rest of the...
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Property Tribes Interview with John Paul, MD Castledene Group

I recently came across this interview that Property Tribes did with John Paul from Castledene Group.  Its a great interview and impressive to see what John has built up over a short period of time.   John is also an expert on LHA Investing and has produced a great handbook. If youre interested in this form of investing, which can be very lucrative, Ive added the link to the eBook below the interview.
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2011 UK Property & Economy Forecast - Property Fit

Fraser Macdonald from Property Fit does a roving report of what to expect in 2011.
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Property Investor Hitler finds out No Money Down is dead....HILARIOUS!

This is such a funny video!  It really made me laugh out loud, I had to share it!
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Kevin Green (Secret Millionaire) Video Interview

Please see below a video interview with Kevin Green (split into two parts) – debatably one of the UK’s most well known property experts not only due to his appearance in Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire show but also his well-known wealth training programmes and honest, up-front approach to investment. Edward Lane caught up with Kevin and discussed the importance of public promotion as a property investor; the current housing market; his thoughts on the future; consumer affordability levels; his advice for newbies / the risk averse; his own investment strategies; lease options and the recent controversy surrounding their use; buying repossessed property (creating a win-win house sale) as well as his wealth training programme. Part 1 of 2 Part 2 of 2 Thanks to Property Investors Hub for sharing this video.
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"Nobody is Perfect", John Davies, how things can go wrong;LHA High Yield Strategy; Tax Busting Checklist; Next Weeks Events; News Update

Hi! We hope that you are well and have been busy with your investments. Along with the upcoming changes to the website weve got some changes to our newsletter as well. Updates We had a superb day with John Davies from Hedge Property Investments this week recording some awesome videos about a number of key property related topics. These will be made available VERY soon. As one of the requests from our recent questionnaire was for case studies, good and bad, we twisted Johns arm to give us a story as to how things can really go wrong. Find out why Johns nickname is Nobody i.e. "Nobody is perfect"- this is a great story! We have some great new blog posts over thelast two weeks: The LHA high yield strategy 10-Jun-2010LHA,investment,investor Government is ignoring the need for a balanced housing market, says NLA 10-Jun-2010News,house prices,Housing Market BSA – Industry can...
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Tool Review: Google Maps for the property entrepreneur

Google maps is not a tool that people would often associate as being useful for helping build their property portfolio or even just to help search for a new property to live in. However Google maps can be invaluable in taking a first look at a property before a viewing, reviewing a property and its area if you are not local, or identifying any potential issues in the surrounding area. I’m sure you will have used Google maps, or one of the various other map tools before. But if not it is very easy. Simply enter the Postcode or street name of the property you are investigating in the search box. So how can Google Maps help? The way to use google maps as a tool is to become a detective. You are looking at clues that will either give you a positive view or a potentially negative view about a...
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