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How to live off equity

At the end of the year as we get closer to Christmas, I always find people start thinking about how great it would be if they didn’t have to go back to work. This brings them to thinking about how much they will need for each year of retirement and how to go about accessing…

How Long Will Property Prices Keep Rising?

By Cam McLellan One of the most common questions we are asked is: “How can property prices possibly continue to rise at the rate they have?” Today I’m going to talk about future forecasts for Australia’s property market. I often go back to an interesting conversation with my Mum a few years ago. Mum bought…

Is property insurance important?

By Cam McLellan Property insurance is vitally important but is something people rarely think about. It protects and mitigates risk for you and should give you the reassurance to sleep well at night, yet people use a very high risk strategy to make sure they are covered. Usually you receive a reminder from the insurance…

What to do if you have to sell

By Cam McLellan. Whilst we don’t advocate selling properties, there will probably come a time when you will want to sell your primary place of residence (PPR). When you do this you need to have a plan and a strategy to ensure you get the best outcome. So what things do you need to consider?…

Selling: A Game of Snakes and Ladders

By Cam McLellan Selling an investment property is like a game of snakes and ladders. You climb and climb towards financial freedom, but when you sell it’s like landing on a snake. You slide down the snake and have to start all over again. The best advice is always to hold, hold, hold and hold….

Why Property Investing Is a Long Term Wealth Creation Strategy

Now you’ve worked out your property investment visions and kicked them into action, all you need to do is get yourself into the market, then sit back and watch your portfolio grow. In today’s Workout of the Day (W.O.D) property investment video, Cam and Al discuss why it’s important to remember that investing in property is a long…

The two biggest risks in property investing – Property WOD |Ep. 101|

We have made it a priority to create a well structured and thought-out process when guiding clients through their property investment journey, in order to minimise the risk involved in investing in property, but it is a fact that there is risk involved so today we wanted to address what we think are the two…

Identifying usable equity

By Cam McLellan The key to building a strong portfolio is identifying when your usable equity has increased. Banks will convert this usable equity into cash, which can be used for deposits on further investments. This is called duplication. “Why is it important to understand duplication?” Duplicating an effective investment system is the important thing….