Property Investment

32 Hours / Access Length: 180 Days / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced

Course Overview:

This property investment course is a beginner's guide to understanding the nature of property investment. We cover the basic fundamentals, considerations and strategies that would commonly be discussed in this style of investment.

Students will:
  • The fundamentals of basic property investments and how to apply the theory learned
  • Strategy to help investors implement a specific routine to identify opportunity and dissect potential return
  • Understand 'no money down' deals to help new investors get started in the market
  • Understand risk management — the cornerstone of participating in this market

Course Outline:

Module 1:
Lesson 1: Introduction to property investments

The introduction is dedicated to laying the foundation of expectation as the new investor enters the property market for the first time. There are certain considerations that one should be aware of and consider in the planning phase which this lesson is dedicated to detailing.

Lesson 2: Fundamentals to successful property investments        

We will learn about which factors need to be considered and routinely executed in order to participate in the market as a property investor. The student will be able to encompass professional techniques in the decision making process to ensure process efficiency.

Lesson 3: Main components of property investments     

We are going to outline the aspects that the investor learn in detail as a part of their strategic approach to identifying a feasible investment.

Lesson 4: Property investors mindset     

We take a step back from theory to have a look at why psychology is important to master in the realm of investing. Due diligence is needed in applying strategy, managing risk and staying hungry. We will cover all the psychology that goes into doing this successfully.

Lesson 5: Property research and due diligence   

Our focus is to teach the important elements to be mindful of when stepping into property investments market. You will learn about the potential obstacles that one could experience as well as how to handle them and keep pushing forward.

Lesson 6: Buy-to-let & Off-Plan purchase strategies         

We will highlights the pros and cons to each of the two strategic approaches and which one would suit the routine that you may desire as an investor. Each strategy has a definitive nature which is what this lesson is dedicated to unpacking.

Lesson 7: Property Flipping         

Explaining how any investor can easily identify a property of their choosing and with smart methods of deal handling, buy then flip the property at a more desired price to the right market and more importantly at the right time.

Lesson 8: Securing a Property    

We will learn how to utilize a network to find and secure a property at your desired rates. As easy as this may seem, there are specific negotiation factors to be mindful of to ensure the right deal is secured, which is what we will focus on throughout this lesson.

Module 2:
Lesson 1: Agents vs Self Management   

You will learn about the pros and cons to managing a property yourself or relying on a management company to handle the general upkeep and maintenance of your property. Often, it is better to take a personal approach initially but as your portfolio grows, your considerations change. We will cover what these considerations are and what may be the best way forward for you and the strategy you use.

Lesson 2: House in multiple occupancy (HMO)   

We will cover the main benefits for why investors are sprinting over to HMO opportunities and how this strategy could benefit a portfolio, especially in the early stages of development.

Lesson 3: Property sourcing        

As the old cliche dictates, in property investing, your network is your net worth and there is no statement more true when it comes to sourcing. You will learn how to utilize a network and modern platforms to find the perfect investment opportunity to suit your needs.

Lesson 4: Commercial Property Opportunities    

The big scary world of commercial property actually isn't that scary and in this lesson you will learn exactly what that is and how countless investors have been seizing opportunities to secure commercial property with minimal knowledge about the sector and not much capital invested initially.

Lesson 5: Generating a stable return       

This lesson is geared to teach the methods to earning a passive stream of income in property investing and how you could ensure your portfolio is setup to generate profitable consistency right away.

Lesson 6: Rent-to-rent  

We will talk about the reasons and benefits of a rent to rent strategy. This is a topic that could suite anyone currently renting but also educate the discerning investor who wants to learn about all the potential that the market has to offer.

Lesson 7: Finding the right tenants          

Finding the right tenants is often the hardest part of the leasing strategy once a home is secured and ready to be utilized in your portfolio. This lesson will outline the most important aspects to consider and the right questions to ask when looking for the right tenant who could ensure safety, security and stability in your investment.

Lesson 8: Mindful property sourcing       

The modern day of technology has made it very easy to find exactly what we are looking for. This lesson will teach you exactly how to navigate through these portals and platforms to identify potential opportunity that matches your specific criteria.

Module 3:
Lesson 1: Succeeding in the property market      

This lesson teaches you how to focus on being mindful of the elements that will aid to a strong and successful mindset in the world of investments, how to find a driving force and stay motivated in our efforts.

Lesson 2: What should you look for in a property deal?  

Each investor looks for different points of focus in a deal that could benefit them but this lesson will teach you how to look for the right points that will suit your strategy and mitigate the potential for harmful emotions to get in the way of the decision making process.

Lesson 3: Profiting from the property cycle          

We will cover the biggest questions that should be asked and the conversations that must be had when gearing up for the property cycle.

Lesson 4: Funding & Smart Property Finance       

A successful investor knows how to find solutions to anything without over exerting themselves or their resources. This lesson will teach you how to approach a problem or opportunity with the same mindset and strategy to ensure smart thinking and decision making techniques.

Lesson 5: Property flipping          

The approach to property flipping is very specific. You will learn why that is in this lesson and how to strategize an approach to accomplishing a successful flip considering the most important steps to take upon identifying the opportunity

Lesson 6: Dealing with agents    

Your network is your net worth. A big player in your network is an agent. Knowing how to talk and what to say to an agent to ensure effectiveness and efficiency can be quite beneficial which is what this lesson will focus on throughout.

Lesson 7: Finding a property in the right location               

Looking for a nice, suitable location is easy but this lesson will teach you how to assess the surrounding contributors to the area that could define the longevity and stability of the area. You will learn analytical techniques used by professionals to identify long term value in location assessments.

Lesson 8: Aligning the right investment strategy to your goals     

We will teach you how to balance emotional mastery with strategic mastery and how that balance can be utilized to carry you through the entire program and throughout the property market.

Module 4:
Lesson 1: Cashflow explanation - gross yield and net yield             

We will learn how cashflow benefits your portfolio, where it can be derived from and how it must be managed to ensure it is utilized as a tool for other opportunity development.

Lesson 2: Investment strategy   

This lesson pieces the puzzle of theory and practicality together so that you know exactly what your market approach options are as a new investor and how to follow a routine to successfully conducting yourself.

Lesson 3: Buy new vs. existing   

How to analyze and strategize a deal in either new or existing property and ensure all the important considerations are covered before confirming the deal.

Lesson 4: Get set up to invest    

Just as a hiker prepares their bag with essential things for the journey, so will you as you prepare to enter the world of property investing. This lesson will teach you how to ensure all your bases are covered as you start your journey.

Lesson 5: Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) 

Understanding REITs and how they could benefit your overall management strategy of your portfolio the same way a smart investor would.

Lesson 6: Making an offer           

Making an offer means that the majority of your strategy has been executed successfully and now you are attempting to close on an opportunity. In this lesson you will learn how to do just that and ensure weighted benefit in your favor.

Lesson 7: Maintaining and managing your property         

Pros and cons to managing a property yourself or relying on a management company to handle the general upkeep and maintenance of your property. Often, it is better to take a personal approach initially but as your portfolio grows, your considerations change. We will cover what these considerations are and what may be the best way forward for you and the strategy you use.

Lesson 8: Relying on the property cycle for expert timing              

We will cover the biggest questions that should be asked and the conversations that must be had when gearing up for the property cycle.

All necessary course materials are included.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
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  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
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  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

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