Buying Property Strategies - Investment Strategies

    • ‘Sydney price boom over’, the headlines declare, followed by fearful warnings of a ‘looming property oversupply’. In other words: the property boom has run its course, the markets have peaked, and the dream is over. It’s enough to make a would-be landlord reconsider whether to invest in real estate at all… read more

    • Last issue, Jeremy Sheppard warned property investors about the risks of chasing bargain properties. This month, buyer’s agent Todd Hunter makes a case for bargain hunting in the extreme, a strategy he believes is “the only way to invest” read more

    • Staying ahead of changes in the property market can be hard work, and knowing when and where to make a move and buy is probably the most significant decision you can make. While there’s no doubt it can be exhilarating to invest in property, it can also be fraught with times of stress, doubt and regret. There is, however, another strategy for property investors that takes out some of the stress, worry and burden of research. read more

    • Every investor wants a bargain. They want to buy under market value to obtain instant equity. But Jeremy Sheppard warns bargain hunters of the risks and the potential for being snared by their own traps read more

    • Most would agree that houses make for better investments than units. But the reasons why  are not what most investors would think. Jeremy Sheppard explains read more

    • Holiday homes have always been one of those investments where there is a misconception that, as an investor, you can have the best of both worlds where you can claim deductions on the property while still making weekend visits with the family to relax. read more

    • With their unique set of skills, experience and expertise, buyers’ agents are able to negotiate stellar property deals like no other. Just what is the secret sauce that gives them the competitive edge over everyday investors? Sarah Megginson spoke to the experts to uncover this step-by-step guide to successful negotiating read more

    • With many Australian cities experiencing record breaking property pricing and others falling behind, finding an affordable investment with growth potential is a challenge. Looking at the property market as a whole can be overwhelming, but breaking up the key qualities of a sustainable property investment could bring light to the matter. read more

    • As a property investor your ability to ride such a downturn depends on how you manage the risk. read more