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BRICK TO THE FUTURE PODCAST: Savvy exit strategies. Property lending landscape. Identifying property investing hotspots. Your questions answered. And more!

Lots of property investing goodness can be found on OpenCorp’s new 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 all things investing [...]

By |2021-01-11T12:03:40+11:00January 6th, 2021|Brick to the Future Podcast|0 Comments

Why the stamp duty changes could light a rocket under Australia

Property Markets are Heating Up Fast, Thanks in Part to New Stamp Duty Changes    Each month, before we release our latest OpenCorp Market View report, our directors meet to discuss risks and opportunities in Australia’s property markets.  I present our initial draft report and analysis, which we then debate, before merging the “cold hard [...]

Setting high goals means even failure brings rewards

Committing to a plan to achieve your financial targets is the first step to realising those goals, writes OpenCorp’s Michael Beresford Setting goals for ourselves is the best way of getting to where we want to be – so why doesn’t everyone do it? I’d say it’s a fear of failure. By saying out loud [...]

By |2020-12-16T14:44:56+11:00December 16th, 2020|Written Articles|0 Comments

Why the numbers add up for ‘rentvestors’

Rent where you want to live and free up cashflow to create future growth, says Michael Beresford It’s the classic property catch 22. You want to get into the property market, but where you want to live and what you can afford are (literally) miles apart. Do you compromise and buy somewhere 10 stops further [...]

By |2020-12-15T17:54:27+11:00December 10th, 2020|Finance, Written Articles|0 Comments

Play it cool – why emotions can ruin wise property investing

Emotion can ruin sound investment decisions, says Michael Beresford of OpenCorp Emotions can get complicated. Being ‘in touch with your emotions’ is seen as a good thing. If a politician gets emotional, we warm to them – they’re human, just like us. In some sports, controlled emotion can be channelled into success. So, it’s good [...]

By |2020-11-25T12:58:14+11:00November 25th, 2020|Written Articles|0 Comments

Immigration in post-Covid Australia (and what it means for property investors)

One of the key drivers for growth of Australian property markets in recent times has been immigration. The steady inflow of migrants into Australia’s capital cities – especially Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney – has sparked demand for housing rentals, which in turn has been a positive thing for investors. But of course, everything changed with [...]

JUST RELEASED: The OpenCorp Property Market Report Quarter 4, 2020

We are already in the 4th quarter of 2020 and the outlook for property in Australia is much more positive than first anticipated, with many regions showing a rise in home values, strong rental demand and increasing affordability. Australia has seen stabilisation in economic and property market indicators as most states shift toward a “Covid-normal” [...]

By |2020-11-11T10:04:24+11:00November 11th, 2020|News, Media & Market Updates|0 Comments

NEW RESEARCH: Australia’s property market moves into recovery mode

All indications are that Australia's property market is set for recovery.  Leading property data, information, analytics and services provider, CoreLogic, has just released its October property value index, showing that house prices across Australia have risen overall for the first time since the start of COVID-19. CoreLogic’s Head of Australian Research, Eliza Owen has described [...]

By |2020-11-04T18:45:14+11:00November 4th, 2020|News, Media & Market Updates|0 Comments

BRICK TO THE FUTURE PODCAST: Investing in uncertain times. Unpacking the data behind property trends. Matthew Lloyd’s investing journey. Your questions answered. And more!

OpenCorp's new podcast BRICK TO THE FUTURE is up and running, with episodes to educate and inspire you on your property investing journey! Quick recap: Brick to the Future is the property investment show for everyday Australians. Our expert presenters cut through the white noise around all things investing in property, along the way providing [...]

By |2020-10-30T13:48:57+11:00October 30th, 2020|Brick to the Future Podcast|0 Comments

When it comes to investing in property, the winning formula is often the simplest one

Treat your investment property as a business and you’ll reap the benefits, says Michael Beresford of OpenCorp Everyone who ventures into property investment is looking for a foolproof recipe for success – so allow me to extend the cooking metaphor. Let’s use the analogy of MasterChef. These talented amateurs get an extensive recipe to cook something amazing. [...]

By |2020-10-23T16:54:26+11:00October 23rd, 2020|Finance, Written Articles|0 Comments