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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…



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…



Simple Solutions for 6 Types of Property Investment Risk

Risk is something that all property investors face, particularly in the Australian property market. But we don’t want to explain to you that high risk equals high return, because that’s very far from what we believe about risk. Instead, here are the six most common risks investors face, and how they can be easily avoided…



Our Absolute Top Property Investment Tip

It’s all too easy to get caught up in your emotional decisions, even unwittingly, when you’re shopping for new property investments. Even making a personal judgement on a prospective property’s aesthetics can lead to an emotional investment rather than a smart one. We’ve seen it time and again, yet we can’t emphasise enough our top…



How to Use Equity to Buy an Investment Property

Many people believe they need to pay off their home and then save up for another deposit before they even start looking into investment properties. But that’s not how property investors should operate. The best way to finance your next investment property is by leveraging your available equity, rather than using cash. What Is Equity?…



Getting Started in Property Development: Is It for You?

Property development is not the easiest investment for someone who is just starting out. But if done wisely, it can generate healthy profits. What Is Property Development? Property development refers to building, growing and maintaining small to medium-sized residential and commercial projects. Property development is an active investment strategy where an investor selects their chosen…