Kate Forbes

Kate Forbes

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    


 

  • 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? read more

  • 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. read more

  • 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. read more