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Why the Government Recommends Investing in Property

Investing in property seems to be a national past time and everyone has an opinion about it. So I thought I would look at why the government recommends property and what they view as the opportunities and risks - something we can help with as we strive to maximise your opportunities and minimise your risks. This article closely references the… Learn More

How To Get Started In Rental Property Investments.

A good property portfolio starts with making a good first property decision. It’s so important to get the first one right because if you don’t, it can take a long time to invest in the second one and here’s why. Firstly, what is the best way to get into the property market? Generally speaking, the largest constraint for the first-time… Learn More

What Is Rental Yield And Why Is It Important?

Investing in property is an incredible way to grow your wealth. What is actually being said here, is that if you can afford to hang onto your property for long enough to realise the capital growth, you will make money. Another classic property statement is, ‘property doubles every ten years’. Or ‘invest in property, you can’t go wrong’. Or, ‘you… Learn More

When Is The Right Time To Buy A Rental Property?

Getting the timing of the market right is the holy grail of property investment. Some people seem to have a knack at buying low and selling high. For us mere mortals, what does that mean and how can we possibly predict the timing of the property market? First, let us better understand the property cycle. A property cycle is best… Learn More

Where Are The Best Places To Buy A Rental Property?

When someone asks me where is the best place to buy a rental property, they’re really asking me what rental property will have the best capital growth. When you know the ‘when’ you’ll find the ‘where’. Getting the timing of the market right is key to a good property investment strategy. Markets move at different times and at different rates… Learn More

What Are The Good Locations For Rental Investment

What are the good locations for rental investment? When someone asks me where the good locations are for rental property investment, what they’re really asking me is two things: What will give me the most capital growth? What kind of property and in what suburb will attract a tenant who will pay good, consistent rent? Put these together and you… Learn More

Can You Represent Yourself As A Buyer’s Agent?

Can you represent yourself as a Buyer’s Agent? The short answer is, yes you can? In fact the whole industry of ‘Buyer’s Agencies’ is a relatively new one. When you’re looking to buy your own home, using a good buyer’s agent who understands what you’re looking for, your budget and time frame can save you time and stress. Choosing a… Learn More

To Invest Now Or Buy Later – That Is The Question!

Should I keep trying to save money to buy my own home or invest now? This is a question we get asked quite regularly and the answer depends on a number of factors. The top three concerns are: How fast can you save? How quickly is the market moving? What is your long-term strategy? Firstly, how fast can you save?… Learn More

Why Invest? Why Property?

Did you know? 70% of Australian retirees rely on Government subsidies or are living below the poverty line. I know I do not want to be part of this statistic, living on less than $300 per week (the Australian Aged Pension per couple).   So… what is the solution? (more…) Learn More

Positive Cashflow Property. What is it and is it something to look for?

What is a positive cashflow investment property and is it worth seeking out? Simply put, a positive cashflow investment property means that the income received from the investment from rent outweighs all expenses associated with the ongoing cost of the property. So the rent received from the property is more than all costs, such as agency fees, strata or body… Learn More