Kate Forbes is a National Director at Metropole Property Strategists. She has 15 years of investment experience in financial markets in two continents, is qualified in multiple disciplines and is also a chartered financial analyst (CFA).
She is a regular commentator for Michael Yardney’s Property Update
Many first-time investors stay just that way – one-time-only buyers, who never progress beyond having that one solo property in their portfolio.
Investors must be smart about applying value-adding strategies properly.
The 3 biggest lies about property investing.
Every property investor is looking for the secret to success aren't they?
While there are about two million investors in Australia, about 75 per cent of them own just one investment property.
Here are seven reasons why many investors have no choice but to stop at one property.
We all love our own neighbourhoods, right?
We choose to rent or own homes in particular suburbs because it's close to where we work, it may have an exciting entertainment scene, or perhaps it's in the right school zone for our children. But does that mean that you should invest in your own backyard, too?
To help you start out with a better chance of being a long-term property investor, here are five common mistakes that I’ve seen novice property investors make.
Fewer family units, as well as a rising demand for inner-city living, means that property prices in our capital cities will increase – again, because more demand than supply means higher prices.
That's why investors need to think long and hard about what they want their portfolio to look like today to ensure they are prepared for the property market of the future.
It’s the age old argument – which makes a better investment – a house or an apartment?
Forty years on, you can easily identify apartment blocks from the '70s as they usually are brown or red brick and probably won't win any beauty awards.
But these apartments make very solid investments for today's property investor because of a number of significant attributes.
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