General Strategy - Investment Strategies

    • Investing in property can be a fast track towards financial freedom – but you have to get started somewhere. We asked Paul Wilson, founder and director of We Find Houses, to guide one young family through their options. read more

    • Investors all have individual goals and expectations on how their property investment performs as well as what returns will be optimal for their investment strategy. Some investors are looking for a quick turnaround and capital gains. Other investors are looking towards long-term investments with steady growth that provides positive cash flow. Others may be seeking to diversify their portfolio and include a mix of long-term and short-term investments. read more

    • On the back of impressive price growth over the last few years, first home buyers are finding it more difficult than ever to break into the housing market – particularly in areas where they’d most like to live. So it might be time for keen first-time property owners to take control and start to think a little laterally, suggests property coach Brendan Kelly from Results Mentoring read more

    • How to make the biggest splash... and cash. Whether you’re selling a family home or an inner-city unit, a penthouse or a studio apartment, selling for maximum profit is  all about making your investment property irresistible to buyers. Pauline Hatch reports. 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

    • Another valid strategy for first-time investors is the buy-and-hold method known as capital growth. Here we look at the pros and cons. read more