Property Hints & Tips - Investment Strategies

    • The beginning of a New Year sees opportunities to review and take stock of your investment property portfolio so that you are ready for the next tax season. As a property investor, what should you review before 30 June this year? read more

    • Washington Brown director and property tax expert Tyron Hyde’s long-standing love for property caused him to miss the opening scenes of movies – but it has made him a savvy investor, author and media expert in the property world read more

    • One of the main reasons why investors don’t achieve strong financial results from their property investments is the failure to invest in the right type of property from the very beginning. read more

    • Real Estate Investar CEO and managing director Clint Greaves’ flair for structuring deals has taught him that with some strategic renovations and a little help, no home is beyond saving. read more

    • 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

    • 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