Lindy Lear

Lindy Lear

Lindy Lear

Lindy Lear is a successful property investor who had a late start into investing, yet has grown her portfolio to eight properties in three years. She is a qualified property advisor and general manager of Rocket Property Group, and she won the Reader’s Choice Award in 2009, 2012 & 2013 for Property Investment Advisor of the Year. Lindy is passionate about helping others realise their goals through investing in property, and can be contacted on 1300 850 038 or visit

  • Each month, Lindy Lear shares a fundamental tip or two to help budding investors build the best property portfolio they can. Read on for some of the ways Lindy helps time-poor investors successfully get started in property. read more

  • I think there are many other people like me, working hard and yet looking for a way to retire early or grow a passive income through property. So what is the best way to achieve this goal – is it to focus on becoming a property expert first through education or to focus on growing wealth by having goals and taking action first? read more

  • Most property investors would agree that researching a property before you buy is most important. I suggest the motto ‘ think before you buy’ could also give you much better results . Many investors make bad investment decisions on what to buy and where to buy when they focus on only one thing in their research. read more

  • One of the first decisions to make when you start buying property is which strategy you are going to use to reach your goals. This is critical because without a clear strategy, your journey in property can end up being very risky, a bit hit and miss, and with no formula for success to follow, you may never reach your goals. read more

  • When I first started investing I had no idea what a rental yield was or what it meant for investing or how to work it out. I was a real property dummy. I knew that the rent was needed to help pay the mortgage, but that was about it. After buying my first investment property a few years ago and having Ian Hosking Richards as my mentor as I grew my portfolio, I now get it. read more

  • It’s tax time again! Whether you are a new investor doing your tax for the first time or a savvy investor with multiple properties read on for a few tips to maximise your tax deductions and minimise your holding costs. read more

  • Building a diverse property portfolio does not only mean buying in different areas, cities or states, it can also mean buying different types of property from houses, apartments, villas, or townhouses. When looking for properties in these categories many investors come up against the decision of whether to buy new or old. That can mean considering buying off the plan. read more

  • Why would an investor knowingly buy a property that will run at a loss because the income (rent) does not cover all the expenses? That does sound stupid! However smart investors know that there are hidden benefits of buying a property using negative gearing. It does not have to cost you money! read more

  • As a property advisor I help a lot of investors move forward and take the first step in buying a property. I see other investors who find it all too hard. Read on and see what may be holding you back. The type of decision maker you are can determine your future success in property as a means to create wealth. read more

  • Many investors ask me what types of property I buy as an investment. Over the last few years I have bought apartments, townhouses and houses and it surprises people that I have built 2 brand new houses along the way. Why would I go to the trouble if there are so many established houses for sale? So I thought I would explain the process of building your own brand new investment property from scratch. read more