Buying Property Strategies - Investment Strategies

    • Experts often talk up the blind dating of investment strategies – buying properties sight unseen. They say it’s the best way for investors to check their emotions at the door when making a purchasing decision. We reveal why they’re right, but how there are also risks that are not immediately obvious. read more

    • TV property expert and professional buyers’ agent Chris Gray reveals insider secrets to finding and securing a property before it goes to market read more

    • Finding an undervalued property in today’s market might feel like a pipe dream to new investors. But there are bargains to be had if you know where to look. read more

    • Dress to impress. Present yourself well – perhaps even wearing a suit – to create the perception that you have the money and budget to beat the competition. read more

    • 1. Look for an eager vendor. A vendor under distress is the most obvious component of a cheap purchase. There is no moral high ground here– often it’s a case that the seller needs a quick disposal and is willing to cut back on the price in order to move the bricks and mortar on. While it is not pleasant to see another party in a sticky situation, you may be doing them a favour by relieving them of the property, and in most circumstances, it is a business transaction where if you don’t, someone else will. read more

    • OnePath’s Graeme Colley sets out the five most important things that investors should bear in mind before investing in property via an SMSF read more