Making Money out of Property in South Africa
This bestselling and comprehensive property book by Jason Lee includes essential information such as the provisions of the new Companies Act and the new Consumer Protection Act; the latest tax requirements relating to the property market; how to invest in commercial property; and how to buy property on auction.
Making Money out of Property in South Africa has fast become the guide on how to make money out of property. Lee deals with the most important changes that affect the property market, while providing essential information on how to make money in rising and falling property markets. The book sets out every step of the property process, including how to find the right deals, how to negotiate and finance a property, and whether to hold onto or sell a property for financial gain. It focuses on some of the professionals’ best-kept secrets, such as how to best utilise agreements of sale, property investment structures, financing options, and key economic factors influencing the property cycle.
‘Hot points’ to consider and easy reference guides make the book a must-read for anyone considering buying a property as a first-time homeowner or as an investor. Lee introduces readers to property with the following line: “My first property transaction changed my life forever. In 12 short and exciting months, I made more money than I had earned working as a qualified professional for two years.” If that doesn’t grab you, then investing in property as a second income and reading this book won’t be your cup of tea.“My success story is merely one of many property-related success stories. I could tell lots of similar stories. I trust that after reading this book you will be motivated and equipped to write your own property-related success story.”
About the Author“I believe that the secret to success in property is to have vision, to see beyond the common things, not to follow what everyone else is doing, and to hold on to your vision until it becomes a reality.”Lee has a BA LLB degree from the University of Cape Town. In recent years, Lee has acted as legal and corporate advisor to South African-based property financiers, developers, investors and realtors on multimillion rand deals in both South Africa and abroad. “My dream is that all South Africans from all walks of life will have the opportunity to read my books and use the information therein to successfully invest in property,” says Lee.