CoreLogic’s National Housing Data Report released this morning shows property prices rose 2.2% last month, continuing the current property surge across Australia That’s an amazing $400 per day for every day this year…or $2,800 per week! The scary part is the Banks are forecasting further increases of 20%+ over 2021 and 2022… The best time [...]

By |2021-06-01T14:43:00+10:00June 1st, 2021|Finance, News, Media & Market Updates|0 Comments

Thinking big: Is it possible for me to own six or more properties?

Thinking big: Is it possible for me to own six or more properties? Adding to your property portfolio will help to maximise the rewards of compound interest, writes OpenCorp’s Michael Beresford.   Buying your first investment property is a daunting prospect. After all, we’re not talking about a small amount of money. This is why [...]

By |2021-05-26T11:08:43+10:00May 26th, 2021|Written Articles|0 Comments

Melbourne vs Brisbane vs Sydney vs Perth – which is the best market to invest in and why?

Melbourne vs Brisbane vs Sydney vs Perth – which is the best market to invest in and why? OpenCorp’s Michael Beresford discusses which of our major cities is the best-placed for property growth.   There’s a healthy rivalry between our major cities for the best place to live in Australia. Melbourne is regularly voted one [...]

By |2021-05-12T10:21:21+10:00May 12th, 2021|Written Articles|0 Comments


PROPERTY MARKETS ARE FULL STEAM AHEAD! Last month we said some of the Core Logic numbers were simply mouth-watering. Core Logic’s Month Housing Data Report shows dwellings continue to rise a further 1.8% across the nation last month. This is the equivalent of house prices going up $340 per day, or $2,400 per week! Breaking [...]

By |2021-05-04T15:16:10+10:00May 4th, 2021|Finance, News, Media & Market Updates|0 Comments

Tim Lawless’ View of Proposed Relaxing of Lending Laws

What is Tim Lawless’ view of the government's proposed relaxing of the lending laws? I canvassed the opinion of Tim Lawless, one of Australia's leading property market analysts and commentators, and Head of Research at CoreLogic Asia Pacific, during an interview for a recent OpenCorp webinar.  Tim is regularly sought out by government and the [...]

By |2021-04-01T10:41:54+11:00April 1st, 2021|News, Media & Market Updates|0 Comments

Ask the right questions and you won’t end up in a mentor muddle

An investment mentor can help steer you away from property pitfalls, writes Michael Beresford No matter how well you do your homework before buying an investment property, you sometimes need someone in your corner. Look up the dictionary definition of a mentor and you’ll find, ‘an experienced and trusted adviser’. Keep those key words in [...]

By |2021-04-12T12:42:37+10:00March 31st, 2021|Written Articles|0 Comments

Proposed relaxing of lending laws a big plus for property investors

How property investors can benefit from relaxed lending laws Expanded credit approval would be a shot in the arm for the economy Credit is often called the lifeblood of the economy, and it’s an essential part of our post-COVID recovery. That’s why we’re keeping a keen eye on the Federal Parliament’s debate on proposed [...]

BRICK TO THE FUTURE PODCAST: Australia’s property rebound. Building the foundations of a high-performing property portfolio. PLUS Cam McLellan’s personal journey, your questions answered … and more!

Heaps of property investing tips, insights, stories and ideas can be found on our podcast BRICK TO THE FUTURE, with plenty of episodes to educate and inspire you on your journey towards financial freedom! Quick recap: Brick to the Future is the property investment show for everyday Australians. Our expert presenters cut through the white noise around [...]

By |2021-03-17T15:51:22+11:00March 17th, 2021|Brick to the Future Podcast, Podcasts|0 Comments

Matthew Lloyd: From AFL superstar to property investment champion

Bomber great Matthew Lloyd shared his property investing journey with OpenCorp's Michael Beresford for one of our educational webinars. Here is his story.   When someone can play 270 games of AFL during their professional footy career and still find time to build a successful property investment portfolio, then it’s clear there is something very [...]

By |2021-03-10T16:48:58+11:00March 10th, 2021|Case study, Written Articles|0 Comments

Understanding the five golden rules of property investing

Once the rules of property investing have been explained, and you apply them effectively, you’ll have the right foundations for building an outstanding property portfolio, writes Michael Beresford Property investment provides a path to wealth like no other. It’s open to just about everyone, regardless of your age, social status or employment. The rewards can [...]

By |2021-03-09T10:23:25+11:00March 3rd, 2021|Written Articles|0 Comments