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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

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

New or Old Property?

New or Old? What is the better investment? Many of our clients want to know whether it’s better to buy an old property – or second hand property or a new property. (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

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

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

Why buy off the plan?

It would seem that there are many clients who are still wary about buying 'off the plan'.  This seems to come largely from a number of developers who were unscrupulous during the boom period prior to the GFC.  By and large, the GFC has flushed out the unsavoury operators.  The businesses that were able to withstand the assault of the GFC, especially… Learn More