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

  • 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

  • Everyone would like a strong property portfolio showing capital growth and high returns. But how do you achieve this and minimise the risk as well? Everyone has their own risk profile, some investors are very risk averse and others know how to mitigate risk. Here are some tips on minimising risk as you build your property portfolio. read more

  • I spend a lot of my day speaking to people who want to become property investors. Property investors come in all shapes and sizes, from all age groups and from a variety of backgrounds. In my experience there are many potential property investors out there and then there are those who become real property investors. So how do you rate yourself? read more

  • New investors can be bombarded with so much paperwork, unfamiliar property and finance language along the way it is easy to be confused. Here is an easy step by step guide to help you through the process. it may vary a little from State to state but the terminology is mostly the same. read more

  • This question must be the most asked question of the month, following all the doom and gloom in the media about falling commodity prices, mines closing and the China economic slowdown. It makes some investors nervous and stops them from moving forward. read more