Property Hints & Tips - Investment Strategies

    • 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

    • Planning and preparing a schedule for your renovation will ensure that you finish on time and avoid blowing up your budget. Rosalie Griffiths explains. read more

    • Tyron Hyde explains the basics of depreciation and how it can boost your tax savings. read more

    • When considering selling your property with the intention of adding some low cost garden renovations before placing it on the market, the classic line of ‘first impressions are everything’, will never ring so true. read more