Buying Property Strategies - Investment Strategies

    • Buying a home in Australia has not been this easy in years, especially for first homebuyers, according to a recent industry report. read more

    • It's true that coastal properties often come at a premium - so Jonathan Rivera, state director, residential research with PRD nationwide, shows you can still grab a waterfront property without breaking the bank. read more

    • Continuing uncertainty about where interest rates are headed is forcing investors and would-be investors to question their approach to property investment and revisit the age-old debate – do you negatively gear and strive for the best capital growth or should you focus on cash-flow positive properties that deliver higher rental yields? Monique Wakelin reports read more

    • Would you invest in one $1m property, or three $330,000 properties? Chris Gray, property investor and property expert on MyHome TV, sheds new light on the concept of investment diversification read more

    • Andrew Donnelly, CEO of Braxton Chase, shares his golden tips on how to find your own ‘hot spots read more

    • Buying an investment property is a relatively easy process; however, it's your ability to negotiate successfully that can give you the upper hand and save you tens of thousands of dollars read more

    • Higher yields, longer leases and lower maintenance costs all help lure private investors away from the residential market - the only problem seems to be finding available property in Australia's hottest office markets read more

    • As Australians live longer and fertility rates fall, the retirement sector is becoming an increasingly appealing investment opportunity. And for property investors who can navigate this sometimes confusing sector, there's plenty of money to be made read more

    • While paying off the mortgage and being debt free may be the ultimate aim for many homebuyers, savvy property investors are finding that the fastest way to build their portfolio is by paying as little as possible on their mortgages via interest only loans. Here's how to avoid the traps and maximise the benefits read more