Unlocking equity to buy an investment property
What’s the secret to building a deposit for an investment property? It may lie closer to home than you think…
In this guidebook, we explore the common method used by investors to expand and grow their property portfolio.
What you will learn in this guidebook
- What is leverage?
- How to understand how much your home is worth
- How much a bank may lend you based on the equity in your home
- What not to do when structuring your investment loan
Access the essential tools you need to kickstart your property investment journey, including our custom budget planner! Our investor pack is essential reading for anyone getting started on their property journey.
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