What Every Rookie Investor Needs To Know About Property

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  Rookie property investors, this post is for you! Because in this blog post, we’re going to give you some fantastic advice that will help you get into property or move up to the next rung of the property ladder. But first, some words of warning… Property investment is not something you should enter into […]

The 4 Keys To Finding High-Performing Investment Grade Properties

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If you’re about to take the plunge and invest in Australian real estate, there’s only one thing that’s standing in your way: selecting the right property. It’s not as easy as you think! Choosing a high performing investment property isn’t as straightforward as searching for your own home. You’re looking for features that will drive […]

How The Federal Government’s New First Home Buyer’s Scheme Would Actually Work

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  During the 2019 Federal Election, both the Coalition and the Opposition promised a new First-Home Buyer’s Scheme. This scheme is to help 10,000 first-home buyers get into the property market by topping up their 5% deposit with a government guaranteed 15% of the loan they would be taking out. If the scheme comes into […]

Why Your Renovations Won’t Add Value To Your Property

  You have been misled! Those reality TV programs will tell you renovating is always a quick, easy and surefire way to generate more profits from your property. But we’ve got news for you. Renovating won’t always make you money. In fact, sometimes a property renovation can drain your bank account and your projected profits […]

The 3 Most Important Property Statistics That You Need To Understand

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  Never underestimate the importance of property statistics! Property statistics can help you understand what markets are doing at specific points in time. And that is information you can use to make informed decisions about locations which might be about to upswing. But given the amount of statistics, it can be hard to work out […]

Older vs New Apartments – Which One Is The Better Buy?

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  There’s no right or wrong answer when it comes to choosing between old and new apartments. Some buyers are steered towards an older apartment because of their budget, whilst others may be drawn to the communal amenities often found in newer developments. This week we’re taking a look at some of the pros and […]

4 Ways You Can Help Your Kids Get On The Property Ladder

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  How can you help your kids get onto the property ladder? While some parents may be in the fortunate position to buy their children a house outright, this is certainly the exception and not the rule. And, yet, all parents are likely to cast a cautious eye over property headlines as they ponder… How […]

The Top 8 Proven Strategies For Boosting Your Property’s Rental Income

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  It’s a dilemma that every landlord has to face at some point… When, and by how much, should I increase my rent? On the one hand, you don’t want to scare away a great tenant by driving up the rent, but at the same time, you’ve invested in this property to make money. We […]

How The Coalition Victory Will Impact Our Property Markets

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The results are in, and to the surprise of most, the Coalition has claimed victory in this year’s Federal Election. But what does this mean for our property markets? This week we take a look at the Federal Election results and the impact of the Coalition’s victory. We examine some of the big wins for […]

What Every First Home Buyer Needs To Ask Before Buying A Property

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  When you’re starting out as an investor, the idea of property and financial freedom is full of excitement and promise. Yet, the closer you get to making it a reality, the more stressful and confusing it seems to become. More often than not, this is because you’re receiving advice from all over the place […]

Why Long-Term Investors Are Still Optimistic About Brisbane

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  Why are long-term investors still optimistic about the Brisbane property market? This blog post dives into the top 3 reasons and why we think Brisbane still is the place to invest. So, without further ado…   #1: Brisbane leads the nation in interstate migration Population growth is undoubtedly one of the largest drivers of […]

4 Ways You Could Be Sabotaging Your Borrowing Power

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What kind of borrower are you? Responsible? Reliable? While you may think of yourself as a good candidate, the banks may not see you in the same light. Here are 4 different ways you could be sabotaging your borrowing power without even realising it:   #1: Having too many credit cards with high limits There’s […]

How To Find An Investment Property In Areas That Will Outperform In The Long Term

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  Location is critical when it comes to finding an outperforming investment property. But what makes a good location, and why are some better than others? With more than half of Aussie households having less than three people in them, more of us are: Choosing to start a family later in life, Seeking better work-life […]

Why Renovating Your Old Home Is Better Than Buying New

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  Now is the time to take action! Renovations are soaring across Australia as homeowners shun moving costs for sprucing up their existing homes. The latest ABS statistics show home renovations have hit a record high, and is set to keep increasing as property markets continue to cool. Although it may not be the right […]

The 5 Most Common Excuses That Hold People Back From Investing

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There are all sorts of reasons why some people “just can’t” invest. The most common ones: ”I have no money… I can’t afford to buy property…” “The market is way too unreliable at the moment… there’s no way I’d invest in it now!” “It takes too long to see results with property, it’s just not […]

What Can We Learn From Brisbane’s Top Performing Suburbs?

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Domain has just revealed a list of the top performing Brisbane suburbs over the last decade.  And the winners are…     Brisbane’s 10-year growth (houses, 2008-2018)  Suburb  Median price 2018  Median price 2008  Growth  New Farm  $1,586,000  $900,000  76.2%  Bulimba  $1,275,000  $732,500  74.1%  Auchenflower  $1,145,000  $660,000  73.5%  Wishart  $710,000  $430,000  65.1%  Hendra  $980,000  $600,000  63.3%  […]