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Crucial Mistakes Property Investors Need to Avoid

Investing in property can be a fantastic way to build wealth over time. Property investors can create a property investment portfolio that continuously generates income, and can also be passed along to their children. This also shows that investing in property can be a great way to have a financially secure future for you and your family. (more…) Learn More

Stamp Duty Concessions Taken Off the Plan!

Changes to the Stamp Duty laws mean that investors will no longer receive discounts on Stamp Duty. The Victorian Government has recently announced changes to stamp duty. Under the current law, all investors purchasing off the plan properties benefit from stamp duty discounts. However, this will no longer be the case under the new legislation. (more…) Learn More

WINNERS ARE GRINNERS

  Calla Property has just been awarded a place in the ‘Top 75 Investment Blogs and Websites for Property Investors’ roll of honours. We are very proud to announce that we came 60th internationally and 18th in Australia. We love bringing news, tips and inside property information to our clients and it’s great to be recognised on the following criteria:… Learn More

They are calling it “Rentvesting”

Property prices are growing faster than your wages which means that every month you put money aside for a deposit, the market is moving further out of reach. Millennials from modest families have been brought up with the attitude of keep your head down, work hard, save up and buy your own home first. Unfortunately, in today’s world, where property… Learn More

RBA Interest Rates – CUT!!

The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced that it will cut interest rates.  This sets a new record low rate of 1.75% - the first change since May last year. (more…) Learn More

How Scary is Australian Retirement? How Much Money Do We Really Need to Retire Comfortably?

Australia’s retirement system is known to be among the best in the world. With the government’s age pension and mandatory “Superannuation Guarantee” programs from employers, it has far exceeded other industrial nations like the United States when it comes to high individual savings rate. (more…) Learn More

Why investing in your own backyard is not always the best investment strategy.

But I know Sydney… This is one of the statements we hear most often at Calla Property when we first talk to clients about property investment. Clients often feel that they know the city and even suburb they live in or have invested in in the past. Usually this is because they’ve done quite well, either through good timing or… Learn More

Sydney Market Cools – but we already knew that.

There were reports last night that the Sydney property market is starting to slow down as we finish another weekend that resulted in lower clearance rates with the average of around 70% instead of 80%.  There were also reports from auctioneers and real estate professionals that bidders seemed less bullish. (more…) 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
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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