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What Type of Investment Property is Best for You?

Entering the property investment market can be a big decision but working out what type of investment property is best for you can be even bigger. There are plenty of options, from traditional investments like housing and land to slightly riskier investments like new apartments or niche investments like inner-city carparks! But how do these…

Sticking to Your Property Investing Strategy: Why We Use the Mirror Man

When you start out with your investments, you’ll probably develop an investment property strategy that you’ll stick to rigidly (we would hope!). But as you begin to build up your portfolio, there’s very little for you to do except watch your wealth grow. The longer you invest, the faster you accumulate wealth. You need to…

Risk versus Return: The Harsh Reality

The goal of all investors should be to achieve a premium return for a minimum risk. In a previous article, I talked about the need to become an expert at identifying and mitigating investment property risk. I’d now like to take this a step further and talk about the risk/return equation. A little while ago…

Owning a Home vs Renting and Investing

Many people looking to get into the property market have heard the saying, rent money is dead money. Who wouldn’t feel the urge to jump into homeownership after hearing such a scary maxim? In reality, the financial advantages of owning your own home vs renting aren’t so clear cut. In 2014, the Reserve Bank of…