Find free answers to many of your US property questions on the Buying Property in the USA podcast
Buying Property in the USA podcast
TO help new investors enter the US real estate market, Sam and Ken have recorded a series of 12 Buying Property in the USA podcasts. Each podcast roughly correspondents to a chapter in the book and gives listeners some valuable information free of charge. Ideally, we hope listeners go on to buy the book as it provides more depth and detail on all of the areas covered in the podcasts. For those wanting more free info or up-to-date news and views check out our blog.
Chapter 1: The opportunity
Sam and Ken discuss the attraction of investing in property in the US including discussion of why it is so cheap, what sort of returns you can expect and what you need to do to seize this opportunity.
Chapter 2: Show me some deals
Sam and Ken discuss some real examples of properties they have bought and what their prices, performance and rate of returns have been like investing in US property.
Chapter 3: Tell me more
In this podcast, Sam and Ken fill in some of the details about what investing in US property is actually about and hopefully dispel some of the myths and fears that exist about foreign property investment.
Chapter 4: Where to invest in US property
With location being all important in any real estate purchase, Sam and Ken go over some of the main markets for distressed property investing in the US and analyse why these markets make sense.
Chapter 5: Examining property in the US to buy
In this detail filled podcast, Sam and Ken tackle ways to find distressed property and foreclosures to invest in and how the purchase process works.
Chapter 6: Research tools
Sam and Ken take buyers through the vast range of online tools to help buyers locate, analyze and track possible US property purchases.
Chapter 7: Buying your first US property
In a must-hear podcast for serious investors, Sam and Ken talk listeners through each step in the purchase process for buying property in the US including forming a company (or LLC), setting up a bank account and completing contracts and due diligence.
Chapter 8: Post purchase priorities
Sam and Ken update listeners on all those fiddly little things buyers need to do after purchasing property in the US including insurance, taxation and property management.
Chapter 9: Developing a US property strategy
Learn all about constructing a viable US property investing strategy for your stage of life and financial circumstances. Sam and Ken run through the advantages for young buyers, middle aged people and retirees and which markets and types of properties might be suited to buyers from each category.
Chapter 10: Leveraging up
While finance is tight for foreigners investing in US property, Sam and Ken canvass some of the options for savvy and creative investors wanting to boost their exposure and returns to US property.
Chapter 11: Avoiding US property mistakes
Sam and Ken discuss some of the their "dirty dozen" - the 12 mistakes that people make investing in US property and tell listeners of a few of their own mistakes along the way to building up their US property portfolios.
Chapter 12: Tracking performance and bookkeeping
Our authors provide some sure-fire ways to keep track of expected and actual performance of your portfolio and analyze potential deals if you are planning on adding to it.