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Are One Bedroom Apartments a Good Investment?

This is one of the most common questions I am asked.  And yes, they certainly are. One bedroom apartments are gaining in popularity, largely due to the increase in Gen Y numbers renting, the question is what constitutes the right one-bedroom apartment as an investment property? There are a number of essential factors that make an apartment appealing to Gen… Learn More

Are One Bedroom Apartments Making a Comeback?

In the 1950’s we were introduced to the ‘Great Australian Dream’. A big house on a big block of land. The Hills hoist featuring in the large back yard. Large enough for all the neighbourhood kids to gather for daily cricket matches through the long summer afternoons. Baby boomers raised their families in these constructions of suburban nirvana in the… Learn More

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO TELL THE KIDS? 5 GOLDEN RULES OF PROPERTY INVESTMENT

Have you ever thought about writing down your essential tips for life to hand down to your kids, to help them on their way?  I mean, not just about the ‘meaning of life’, but more the practical side of life. How they can build themselves a secure financial foundation that will set them up for a very comfortable life! Well,… Learn More

THE RBA MAKES FURTHER CUTS TO THE CASH RATE.

What does this mean for Sydney's already over-inflated property market? Two weeks ago, we met with a young couple who live and work in Sydney and want to buy their first home in Sydney.  They've been married for a few years and plan to start a family in the next year or two. After months of going to auctions in… Learn More

What do you need to know about getting a loan?

Applying for your first home loan can be a daunting task and I’m often amazed at the preconceptions people have about lending policy.  So what do you need to know and what are the banks looking for? Lending policy falls into two main areas – 1. Security and 2. Serviceability. (more…) Learn More

Calla Property gives back.

One of the things that I love most about running a successful company like Calla Property is the opportunity to give back to those less fortunate in the world. Not a day goes by where I don’t feel incredibly lucky and grateful for this privileged life I lead.  No matter how bad things get, no matter how overwhelmed I feel,… Learn More

3 Top Considerations When it’s An Investment Property, NOT a Home.

Are you thinking about becoming a property investor? It's incredibly important to approach buying an investment property in a different way than buying a home. Here are 3 important considerations for anyone looking to invest in property. (more…) Learn More

The Golden Rules to property investment. What are they and how to make them work for you!

The path to investment property ownership can be long & daunting. Find out the crucial aspects of property investment and how we at Calla Property can help you negotiate those aspects in a hassle free way. (more…) Learn More

Changing Market

Last week the Calla Property Team went to Brisbane for the week.  We met with property clients as part of our due diligence and are very pleased to report that we have some more fantastic investment stock for our clients. We visited a number of sites and show rooms ranging from small boutique developments of 20 apartments to full master… Learn More

The 3 most important things you need to know about property investment – and they’re probably not what you’ve heard.

We’ve all heard lots of advice about property investing but there are a few common phrases that keep coming up and recently I’ve had a bit of time to reflect on them. (more…) Learn More