Jeremy Sheppard

Jeremy Sheppard

Jeremy Sheppard is head of research at and LocationScore, both are specialist property investment research company that provides research software platforms in the Australian property market. He’s naturally an active property investor and a self-confessed property-data nutcase!
Jeremy bought his first investment property in 2002. By 2009, he had amassed a portfolio of 16 properties in both Australia and New Zealand. Some of his purchases doubled in value in less than 3 years without any renovation, subdivision or development.
DSR data can be found on the YIP Top suburbs page.

  • 15 affordable suburbs where buyers will be better off by more than $50,000 in three years read more

  • When a market jumps out of nowhere, so do all the experts read more

  • The Housing Industry Association (HIA) publishes a report listing the top residential property markets around Australia which they call “Hot Spots”. But they are not hot spots for investors. On the contrary, investors should probably avoid these locations. read more

  • There are novice investors about to have their finances raped by sharks like these posing as investor’s assistants. These sorts of investment mistakes honestly do ruin lives. It can take decades to recover from a bad property investment given how expensive property is. read more

  • Property spruikers may take a number of forms, disguising themselves as professionals in the industry to gain trust despite having a vested interest. read more

  • Sooner or later they will be right about Brisbane. But how long must an investor wait, paying interest on a loan before some significant growth in Brisbane occurs? read more

  • Warren Buffet is not God. He is a human that makes mistakes like the rest of us. I know this will outrage some of his believers... read more

  • Years ago I was frustrated at how long it took me to iron my shirts each week. I did some quick calculations in my head at the ironing table to see if it would be more efficient to have my shirts dry cleaned... read more

  • I’m yet to read any negative sentiment in the media about Professor Laurence Murphy's notions, so I thought I’d be first. read more

  • My worst mistakes in property investing revolve around missing the right time to sell. The “never sell” philosophy was drummed into me as a noob by well-meaning educators. I’ve bought property that has doubled in value in a few years. I definitely got my research right. But I stopped my research once I had bought. Prices dropped back to where they started and they stayed there. Ouchy lessons like that have taught me that there are definitely occasions when an investor needs to sell. So when is it? read more