General Strategy - Investment Strategies

    • The argument is an old one: which is better - capital growth or rental yield? One gives you increasing value over a long period, while the other gives you dollars in your pocket right now. Obviously, both have their advantages, but deciding which is right for you will come down to your personal circumstances. read more

    • It takes time to build financial freedom, but if you only have a short timeframe ahead of you to build your nest egg, all is not lost. Michael Yardney, director of Metropole Property Strategists, shares his strategy for success to help readers James & Elizabeth, and others nearing retirement to plan for their financial future. read more

    • Your Investment Property spoke to Jeremy Sheppard from DSR Data, to find out why he says "low-income earners can become property investors even in high-end markets like Sydney". read more

    • Real estate has long been favoured as an investment strategy for setting yourself up for a financially free retirement. So what are the best ways to get started in building your portfolio – and what are investors doing today to ensure their property wealth continues to grow in the future? read more

    • Many people invest in property with a goal of creating a profitable property portfolio that sustains them in retirement. This means starting with your end goal in mind and working backwards. Philippe Brach from Multifocus Properties & Finance shows you how to create a retirement-ready real estate portfolio from scratch read more

    • Australians are living longer. But for many, this won’t necessarily mean a longer retirement. In fact, analysis of ABS data from 2016 reveals that the number of Australians over 45 who say they don’t intend to retire until their 70s has increased by 15% in the last decade. read more

    • Investing in property can be a fast track towards financial freedom – but you have to get started somewhere. We asked Paul Wilson, founder and director of We Find Houses, to guide one young family through their options. read more

    • For retirement, a safe and steady approach will most likely lead to a more secure investment. There are a few boxes that you should be ticking to ensure the location you’re looking at is suitable for a long-term investment. read more

    • Investors all have individual goals and expectations on how their property investment performs as well as what returns will be optimal for their investment strategy. Some investors are looking for a quick turnaround and capital gains. Other investors are looking towards long-term investments with steady growth that provides positive cash flow. Others may be seeking to diversify their portfolio and include a mix of long-term and short-term investments. read more