Property Hints & Tips - Investment Strategies

    • Record everything; speak with your insurance company before the clean-up; obtain quotes; communication; take advantage of any free help available. read more

    • If you are like a lot of investors in Australia, and you have bought a property that is costing you more than you thought, well you've got three options: you can either do nothing and watch your money go down the drain, you can sell, or you can increase your cash flow. read more

    • Property valuers spend years acquiring the skills necessary to accurately assess value in their area of expertise, but there are a few simple principles they employ that can assist anyone in assessing what their next investment might be worth. read more

    • Here’s a scenario you probably haven’t give much thought to: what would you do if your tenant passed away in your property? Sydney-based property investor Stacy Mitchell had never considered it either - until it happened in one of his Brisbane properties. Sarah Megginson reports... read more

    • Subdivision is one of the quickest ways to manufacture equity, but there are plenty of traps to the unwary. We guide you through the process one step at a time to help you avoid the risks and maximise your profits. read more

    • By simply knocking together a second abode, that green expanse out the back could be earning you serious investment dollars. Lauren Barker takes you on a step-by-step guide to building a granny flat in your backyard. read more

    • When it comes to obtaining finance, choosing the right lender is just as important as choosing the right loan. Rob Williams reveals tips on how to pick the right lender to borrow from. read more

    • Every year at exactly this time ‘Spring Fever’ hits the real estate market as owners all over Australia shout “enough!” and put their homes up for sale. Your Investment Property looks at how you can make your place stand out from the crowd in this frantic selling season. read more

    • If you’re finding it increasingly difficult to get financing for your next investment property, read on as our experts reveal practical tips on how to get across the line. read more