Like all good things in life, investing in property takes time. Like many great things in life, you can outsource a huge chunk of it. If you're time poor and investing has been on your Things To Do list for too long or it's a goal that you just haven't managed to achieve yet, then
In an ideal world, we would find a house we love in the location we love, arrange finance and buy it. That’s the dream, isn’t it? But, in the real world, we have to deal with affordability, competition from other buyers and lenders who want to make sure they’re not taking too big a risk
As property investors, our primary goal is to buy a property that will create wealth – a good rental yield plus strong capital growth. Whether you’re aiming for negative or positive gearing, the goal is to gain financially from the investment. So the key is to buy well, manage well and sell well. Let’s take
Investing in property is a courageous thing to do. Many people aspire to be investors, not so many actually realise those aspirations. Those that do invest, seize the moment. They do the research, they run the numbers, they know what they're getting into and they have a long term plan for creating wealth. They courageously
At the start of your journey into property investing, it's important to explore your goals. What is it you really want to achieve? Are you hoping to make the most of tax benefits available to investors? Do you want to create long term wealth? Do you want to build a legacy for your kids? Are
Researchers from Cornell University in New York recently found that the average human makes 35,000 decisions in one day. That's an awful lot of decisions to make in one 24 hour period! Many of those decisions will not have much importance - like which socks to put on or whether to snack on an apple
The election is over and property investors Australia-wide are breathing a sigh of relief that the proposed property tax changes have been tossed aside. Now we can get on with the job of investing! This is why NOW is a great time to invest in property: lowest interest rates in over 50 years - with
Getting right back to basics, there's one common goal that we have. We all want to create wealth. Now we all have a different idea about what that means to us. For some, it may be a ton of money, for others, it may be enough money to not have to worry about it. Creating
When we're recommending properties for clients to invest in, they're often buy-off-the-plan investments. There are lots of reasons that "off the plan" investing suits many people, but, as with all investments, there are risks. I'd like to alleviate the fears around those risks and share with you the pros and cons so that you can
Every time I turn on the news, pick up a newspaper or read anything online about property, I'm being pounded by doom and gloom about the state of the property market, and I'm getting pretty sick of the speculation and sensationalism. I'm guessing that if you've got property on your radar, you're hearing the same
There's been a lot of talk over the past few months about the turnaround in the Queensland economy. Couple with that some big infrastructure investments in and around Brisbane, and it's a region that has caught our attention for property investors for all the right reasons.
One of the things we pride ourselves on is the quality of the professional connections we have to offer to our clients. Our job is to help you buy a great investment property that will give you strong returns in both rental yield and capital growth. We talk to our research partners and the developers
When you're planning on investing in property, there are a few things we need to know so that we can make sure all the numbers add up. Simply, they are how much you earn, owe, own and spend. Whilst I'm not a mortgage broker, financial planner or accountant...
We really love the start of a new year because it's full of plans and possibilities. It's usually a time where we're open to opportunities and thinking about all those things we want to achieve this year. If investing in property is on your radar or your list of 2019 goals, we need to talk.
Once you've made the big decision that you want to secure your future by investing in property, you have three choices: Immerse yourself in learning about real estate markets and indicators that make a property a good investment, and spend your free time finding a property that you think meets your criteria...