Rich Harvey

Rich Harvey

Rich Harvey is CEO of propertybuyer the Multi-Award winning Buyers Agents. Rich is an avid property investor, economist and leading property commentator. Rich and his team have helped over 1700 home buyers and investors find their dream home and top performing investment properties. Rich has won over 25 major awards including the prestigious National Telstra Business award and is a seven time winner of the Buyers Agent “Award for Excellence”.

  • If you're on the lookout for Australian investment property, you'll be after homes that will increase in value, of course. Along with getting a piece of real estate in growth areas, picking a home near a school can help up drive up the property's value in years to come. Everyone wants a great education for their kids, and many will pay a premium to ensure this happens. read more

  • Sydney is prohibitively expensive for a lot of younger people looking to get onto the property ladder - so if you're a first home buyer, how do you make your way into the market? read more

  • As most of you will already know, Australia and China recently signed a landmark free trade deal that is expected to have many positive effects for many industries - including property. Currently, China has spent $32 billion here. So with more barriers between these nations broken down, what is going to change in the Australian property investment landscape? read more

  • To really set yourself up for a comfortable retirement through property, you need to establish a set of several investment homes to sustain you once you decide to leave the workforce. You can choose to buy in one area, or diversify and establish a wide variety of houses to bring you income. But once you buy property, how do you set up your loan payments and rent yields? read more

  • When you're trying to buy investment property, you can find it hard going, especially if it's your first time entering the market. Deciding when to make an offer on a house is hard enough, but what about negotiating the price? read more

  • When you're searching for prestige property in Sydney, it can seem like a tough task to find the right home. While the Real Estate Institute of NSW says vacancy rates are trending upwards, they took a dip last month for both outer and inner Sydney, tightening the window for your property purchasing in Sydney a little further. read more

  • Here are five sure-fire ways that you can rapidly increase the value of your property. As with any renovation project, make sure you scope out the costs and benefits first before jumping headfirst into a project. Your time spent planning up front will pay handsome dividends at the end. read more

  • Buying a home in Sydney with a limited budget can be a daunting challenge. With a population of over 4.76 million living in 665 suburbs radiating out from a spectacular harbour there are many options. Most of us will end up buying between 3 to 5 homes in our lifetime as we move through different life stages so it’s a good idea to step back and plan your approach. Here are some tips that will help make the process a little easier. read more

  • Subdivisions are a brilliant strategy to make money from property investing, but they can be a potential minefield for the uninitiated. In a relatively short space of time, you can make a handsome profit by either selling and taking profit, or otherwise refinancing to create equity. The trick is to find both a suitable area and a suitable property where this strategy works. read more

  • Many buyers are catching “FOMO” disease: the Fear Of Missing Out. Buyer's advocate Rich Harvey says it is bringing emotion into investors' transactions, causing them to buy property above market value read more