Sam Saggers

Sam Saggers

Sam Saggers is CEO of Positive Real Estate and Head of the buyers agency which annually negotiates $250 million-plus in property. Sam's advice is sought-after by thousands of investors including many on BRW’s Rich 200 list. Additionally Sam is a published author and has completed over 2000 property deals in the past 15 years plus helped mentor over 2200 Australian investors to real estate success!

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  • With record low interest rates into the foreseeable future and lending criteria slightly easing, it’s a safe bet that more and more Australians are going to be asking themselves which option they should choose - an investment property or a PPOR (principal place of residence). It may seem an easy enough question, however to answer it you’ve got to take a close look at where you’re at financially and what your goals are. Let’s have a look at the pros and cons for each strategy. We’ll also discuss what you can do if you’re already on the “property ladder” and want to move up! read more

  • What does working remotely (aka telecommuting or working from home) have to do with property investing? Interestingly enough, quite a lot... read more

  • Property investing can be really overwhelming when you’re just coming into the fold. Terms like “gross yield”, “depreciation” and “gentrification” get thrown around like nobody’s business, and trying to figure out what all those statistics are trying to tell you will give any self-starter a migraine. read more

  • Investors know that they have to run counter to the market cycle. In the words of Warren Buffett, investors must, “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” read more

  • Everyone wants to know when to invest in property but it’s equally important to know when not to invest in property. Take a close look at the property clock below. Note that capital growth only occurs from 6 to 12, and after that property values decline. read more

  • If you count yourself among those Australians who want to invest in property but you don’t believe that you can – or you think that it’s only for those who have loads of money (or a rich relative) then I’d like to invite you to challenge those ideas. If you’ve ever wanted to invest in property, here are 6 Top Tips to Get You Started... read more

  • Media headlines are rife with claims that the huge increase in property values we’re seeing is a “bubble”. In my opinion this claim is way off base. Not only are we NOT in a bubble as there are a number of substantial market drivers fuelling property value increases read more