General Strategy - Investment Strategies

    • Which Australian suburbs boast properties that have quadrupled in value over the last 20 years – and which ones are projected to continue growing strongly for the foreseeable future? Sarah Megginson reports read more

    • The one statement that has consistently been associated with investor success, so much so that even a TV show was named after it, is “Location, Location, Location”. Most investors will know full well the importance of location and will aim to have a balanced portfolio that offers both cash flow security and capital growth. read more

    • Purchasing an investment property is a beneficial avenue to financial security. Australians have identified the prosperous nature of real estate and the long-term advantage property investment affords. However securing the highest possible return isn’t always straightforward. read more

    • After a marriage break-up some years ago, and having just recently finished paying financial support for his now adult children, David is looking at kick-starting a property portfolio to secure his retirement. To help him map out the best strategies, we enlisted the help of property advisor and coach Ben Kingsley of Empower Wealth Group read more

    • Almost 1.9 million Aussies declare rental income to the ATO each year1 so buying an investment property would seem to be as Australian as football, meat pies and kangaroos. However, with the increase in property prices and the number of investment properties available for lease, investors are encouraged to carefully consider all risks before spending their hard-earned savings. read more

    • In times gone past, locating a big block of land and developing it into a duplex or multi-unit building was considered a sure-fire path to property profits. But today? You need a lot more than a prime block of land to ensure a successful development. Sarah Megginson reports read more

    • With many markets growing rapidly in value, can you still find properties selling at a discount? More importantly, how do you spot a gem among the duds? Your Investment Property spoke to the experts to get their top tips for finding these hidden gems read more

    • If you’re looking for ways to fast-track your property portfolio to the next level and reach your goals sooner, read on as our coach Naomi Beaumont guides Your Investment Property reader Rockney Wong on how to do it, step by step read more

    • You’ve heard of sites like Airbnb and Stayz.com. Perhaps you’ve even used them yourself to book an affordable holiday escape. But have you ever thought of leveraging their services to supercharge your own investment property rental returns? It’s a clever way to generate a serious increase in income – provided you’re comfortable with the risks involved. read more