Welcome to YMM's complete beginners' guide to residential investing. Here, you'll find all the tools you'll need to get started - selecting an investment strategy, identifying and setting investment goals, plus our guide to selecting a loan. Real life examples of people who have taken the plunge and bought their first property offer you tried and true tips on how to find a property that will provide you with your ideal mix of growth versus income. Experts provide advice on searching for a property that will be easy to rent out and provide constant occupancy. Discover the most efficient and effective ways to manage your property, and learn what makes a good property manager.

It can be confusing to know whether to get a variable rate or fixed rate mortgage, and what features are important. That's why it's important to not only check the right rates, but make sure that you're getting the right features in your home loan. Get help choosing the right home loan