General Strategy - Investment Strategies

    • Have you ever wondered why lawyers don’t have to pay lenders mortgage insurance, even on a 90% loan? How can you tell if someone is recommending a product just to earn a high commission – or worse, if they’re trying to rip you off? read more

    • Stability, security, comfort and control – these are just some of the reasons why Australians value home ownership so highly. But with housing affordability at record lows, how can we tackle this ongoing crisis? read more

    • Apartments offer a more affordable entry point to the property market than houses, making them a popular investment choice. But for the uninitiated, navigating the strata side of the equation – also known as the owners corporation – can be a nightmare read more

    • There is a breed of savvy investors spending up big on property. What’s their secret? Do they have a magic ball? The answer is no, they simply know how to read the property cycle better than most and aim to invest at the bottom of the cycle. read more

    • Ascertaining the true value of a property is one of the most crucial skills you can have as an investor.  Develop a professional valuer’s mindset and a keen aptitude for analysing real estate with these six tips. read more

    • The diamonds of the property market are mixed with duds, so you need to be careful when you’re looking to buy. Focusing on a few key details can put your property ahead of the pack. Jacqueline So reports read more

    • An affordable inner-city apartment may sound appealing, but it’s important to consider long-term capital growth. According to this industry expert, houses offer more growth potential because the best-performing properties boast plenty of land read more

    • A new property investing strategy is attracting attention. The High Income Real Estate System (HI RES) involves the conversion of an ordinary house into multiple “micro apartments”. read more

    • Many property investors share the same problem: a lack of time to do the research required to become better investors. But as time-poor professionals, you don’t have to be destined for inferior results. There is a way to invest – without even leaving your desk. Sarah Megginson reports read more