First of all we celebrate the huge success of Rob D’s book launch last week Thank you to everyone who supported the book so brilliantly, it is hugely appreciated! Keep spreading the word to anyone you think will find it useful.

It’s Meetup night tonight – the perfect opportunity to talk property with people who are as geekily obsessed as yourself. Check out all the details here.

This week in The Property Podcast we look at alternatives to the standard BTL such as crowdfunding (in a couple of different ways), hotel rooms, student accommodation, ground rents.

If you enjoy this topic you will also want to check out this earlier episode with Pete Matthews.

News story: Here’s what the experts think the election means for house prices

In a word, not very much. But you can read the article in full here and of course we will keep you all up to date with any news on this over the coming weeks.

Resource of the week

Thanks to Matt in Dubai for this resource, which is an app called Measure Your Land.

It really is super easy to use and  brings up a Google Earth aerial view of an area/plot you are looking at. Very useful for research proposes! 

Continue the conversation over in the forum

Have you ordered your copy of the book? What is your must-add tip that you would include on How to be a Landlord?

Let us know and join the conversation over in the forum!

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