Buying Property Strategies - Investment Strategies

    • Every investor in Australia is pondering the best place to park their property dollars right now. The first step to devising a smart real estate strategy is due diligence. What are the different markets doing? Which cities are growing, which suburbs are stalling, and how can you tap into an investment opportunity before it booms? read more

    • Not all fixed-price packages are created equal, and some companies include exceptions in their contracts. Real estate veteran Chris Cramer explains why that’s not the case at Castran Gilbert. Nicola Middlemiss reports read more

    • A great buyer’s agent does more than just save you time and money during a property transaction. They also deliver access to expertise, relationships and deals that would otherwise be out of reach. read more

    • Why is the comparison platform attracting so many property owners? read more

    • With property prices in some Australian cities becoming highly unaffordable, would-be property buyers are turning to creative strategies to get on to the property ladder. One such strategy is ‘rent to buy’, but it presents risks for all parties involved, warns Peter Koulizos. read more

    • Pretend for a moment that you’ve suddenly been gifted the opportunity to invest in any property (or properties) you like, with $1m worth of buying power at your disposal. What – and where – would you buy? read more