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How Do You Stay Confident When The Media is Boom Or Bust?

Here’s how to make a confident property investment in the wake of media gloom and doom. News headlines consistently paint the picture of an Australian property market in extremes; Housing bubble’s, property bust’s, renting for life… not a week passes when we don’t read a property horror story. But let’s be clear: the media so…



Emotionally Invested Property Investors: Bad Idea

By Cam McLellan I was a heavy metal rock star in the 1980s, or at least that’s what I wanted to be back then. Like business, I find music creative. It’s my outlet. And while my band days are long gone and my hair is much shorter, I still play regularly. Nowadays my captive audience…



Tapping Into Property Equity

Source: Your Investment Property Magazine Accessing property equity is not just important, it’s absolutely essential if you wish to grow your portfolio beyond more than one or two assets. Michael Beresford reveals how you can tap into your equity to fund further property purchases in an uncertain mortgage market. As property investors, equity is constantly…



Lending landscape part 2 – Property WOD |Ep. 244|

Lending landscape Part 2 In part 2 of the lending landscape series, we deep dive into the specifics around loan types, loan structures and cashflow for investors who are holding one or a portfolio of investment properties. A critical component of a successful property investment strategy is understanding your finances and the lending landscape. Today,…



Contracts: think before you ‘just sign here’

Get It in Writing: How to Read a Contract for Property Investments By Cam McLellan In property investing and business, it’s always important to ensure that everything you do, including any agreements you make, are written down. If you want to start building a property portfolio, you’re going to have to get used to contracts….



Insight & Tips for Investing in Property

The team members here at OpenCorp have been in property investment a long time. Some might say we’ve been around the block a few times. And we’ve noticed a few things during our forays around said block, including the imbalance between male and female property investors. Hence, we wanted to write a helpful piece about…