Property Hints & Tips - Investment Strategies

    • Choosing the right location is critical. When investing, you’re not selecting a location where you would necessarily choose to live. It’s a time to put personal preferences aside and look at the facts, and ultimately choose a location that will offer you the best investment return. There’s no point snagging a bargain if there’s little rental demand, leaving you with no tenant to provide income. read more

    • We reached out to a number of leading real estate experts for their insider tips on how to get the best value when buying in the current market. read more

    • Many property investors are now investing in large blocks of land and putting a granny flat at the back of the property. Indeed, not only is this popular for investment properties but also popular for PPR’s (principal places of residences). Here we share the main tax issues with Granny Flats that we have come across... read more

    • The way serviced apartments work means that your rental income is guaranteed, so you can genuinely rely on that cash appearing in your account every month. When you purchase a serviced apartment, you enter into a long-term lease with a management company, as opposed to an individual tenant. The management company then pays you the agreed rental rate for the term of the lease, usually with pre-negotiated rental reviews to ensure you’re getting a good market rate. This makes serviced apartments a great option if you’re looking for something that provides a reliable, regular cash flow. read more

    • There are many wealth creation models you can choose from to increase your personal finances and for some, they believe the answer lies in diversification. They like to spread investments between super, shares, property and other investments such as bonds and index funds. While diversification does have many benefits from a risk mitigation point of view, it can also have its drawbacks. read more

    • Most seasoned investors know the importance of maintaining a diversified portfolio. A combination of growth assets and income-producing assets spread across the three main asset classes - cash, shares and property - presents investors with the best opportunity to achieve a balanced portfolio that meets their long and short term needs. read more

    • Travel is one of the areas people ask us about most frequently in relation to their investments. Below we have compiled information from the most common of those questions... read more

    • These reports provide the latest rental growth and stock analysis data at a nationwide and state level, showing which suburbs are ripe for investment so you can maximise your investment profit potential! read more

    • Successful investment is often about good timing. Anyone that has lived through the fluctuating cycle knows that investment timeframes can ultimately determine the potential of an investment. Professional investors will most likely have an extensively varied portfolio and the skill and experience to be reactive and manage each investment for the best return. read more