General Strategy - Investment Strategies

    • Advice on buying investment properties and building wealth is relatively easy to come by – but how do you work out what to do as retirement nears? When Bob, one of our readers, contacted us with this conundrum, we asked Philippe Brach to give him a strategy for moving forward. read more

    • With the slowing down of the residential investment market, a growing number of traditional residential investors are shifting their focus to the stronger underlying real estate attributes and superior tenants on offer in commercial property investment. read more

    • The journey to financial freedom will be different for everyone, yet many investors rely on a cookie-cutter solution. Nicola Middlemiss talks to one expert who’s doing things differently. read more

    • How does a property for just $80,000 sound, returning yields of above 12%? Australian landlords who are tiring of our sky-high real estate prices are increasingly looking overseas for their next property, with the US and New Zealand in high demand. Sarah Megginson reports. read more

    • Many Australians are ‘accidental investors’ who start off with one property and amble their way forward. However, the most successful among us have a clear vision, sound strategy and set goals from the outset – something our reader Andy needs help with. read more

    • Paper-based conveyancing, which is the legal preparation of documents for the transfer of property, is complex and laborious. But with the rise of digitisation, our reliance on paper records and the physical presence of all relevant parties could become a thing of the past read more

    • There are so many 'sensational stories' of short-term rental guests' bad behaviour in the mainstream media but is it balanced reporting? We asked Natasha Winkler to explain some of the misconceptions about short stay rentals. read more

    • It’s easy to see that the housing market doesn’t perform evenly, with growth always moving from one location to another. But how can investors analyse recent growth locations to discover the markets that will benefit next under the ripple effect? read more

    • A few months ago, we cracked open Pandora’s box to uncover the answers to the unspoken questions you’ve always wanted to ask the property industry. The response was overwhelming, and after fielding even more of your questions we realised we’d only just scratched the surface. read more