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
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
5 kms to Melbourne CBD 1 bed, 1 bath, 1 parking $430,000 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 parking $870,000 with incentives! Great rental estimates in low vacancy location Completion end 2020 Despite the negative press about Melbourne property, there are pockets of the city that are standouts. They're meeting all our selection criteria: Growing population, high rental demand,
PROPERTY HIGHLIGHT - 4 kms to Maroochydore CBD 3 bed, 2.5 bath, 1 +1 garage villa $459,000 or $479,000 Excellent rental estimates Completion September 2019 We're really excited by this development in Maroochydore for all the right reasons! It's selling well and scheduled for completion this September. The location is superb, the numbers are excellent
3 bed, 2.5 bath, 1 +1 garage villa $560,000 Everton Park, 9kms north of Brisbane CBD Completion just weeks away, with an extra incentive $1000 bonus* On my recent trip to Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, I saw a lot of properties. A couple of those properties really stood out from the rest and this
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
Redbank Plains, south west of Brisbane $344,900 - 3 bed, 2.5 bath, 1+1 parking, 2 living areas Townhome and land package from $344,900 The new estate in Redbank Plains, south west of Brisbane, has caught our attention for all the right reasons. It's well located, it's really well priced in an area that is in
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.
Thornton, Hunter region from $512,810 - 4 bed, 2 bath, DLUG house and land package Stamp duty only payable on land component For investors, the Hunter region just keeps getting better. There are some excellent new developments in the area, there is massive infrastructure spend and the rental demand is very high. Let's take a
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
Collingwood, VIC $450,000 - 1 bed, 1 bath, parking Huge deal on stamp duty - now approximately $2000 This month's Property Highlight is in Collingwood and it's a great deal for someone ready to act now. It's a Nomination Sale, meaning that someone else has exchanged on the property but they're unable to settle. There
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...
When you're investing in property with us, there's always one thing we want our clients to understand - and that is that property is a long-term investment. We talk about the property clock and the cycles that property markets go through. There are times of opportunity when prices are low and then there are times