Property Hints & Tips - Investment Strategies

    • New infrastructure, such as train stations and highways, can connect a suburb to a whole new demand of buyers and push prices up. In a two-part series, Kit Kadlec shows you the projects that are happening now and that matter most. read more

    • Having successfully maintained demand in the residential property market through the boost to the first homeowner grant, the federal government has extended the deadline in hopes of continuing the benefits. read more

    • As a landlord, should you lock your tenants in for a longer term, or shorter lease terms to allow for rental increases? What's the optimum length of leases to ensure maximum income? Chris Rolls explains read more

    • A key component in adding value to a property is by way of the gardens says horticultural and landscape consultant, Mark Brombal read more

    • Are you set to buy a property in the big smoke, or are you considering real estate in a regional location? Either way, you should check your investment against these criteria to ensure your potential investment stacks up read more

    • Australia's most exclusive suburbs enjoyed capital growth rates of up to 40% in 2007 but will this strong performance continue? Tim Derham, director of boutique real estate agency Abercromby's Real Estate explains. read more