Now, more than ever, you must choose quality over quantity when buying property.
But, the big question is do you know how to spot an underperformer? There are certain criteria that will hold a property back when it comes time to sell and we want you to avoid buying a low performer at all costs!
Read on to understand what NOT to buy and how to pick a premium property.
Over the past year we have seen the Australian lending landscape change for property buyers. APRA restrictions have been making it increasingly difficult for investors to access funds and this has now had a flow on effect to owner occupiers. Banks and other lenders are scrutinizing all applications and this means that expenses we didn’t […]
When it comes to giving investment property advice, I am a firm believer in QUALITY property, not quantity and capital growth is always my primary objective. I really don’t see the point in building a portfolio of properties that deliver high rents yet fail to grow in value. (I will put in a caveat, however: […]
We come across people all the time who are “doing their numbers” about property investments. So many people use this term, but what does it actually mean? It turns out that the “numbers” mean different things to different people. For some people it simply means affordability. Whether they can meet their loan repayments, fund any […]
A wise man once said….”It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” That wise man was Warren Buffett, and if anyone can give investment advice, he can. The same principle applies to buying an investment property. How to choose a good investment property? Make […]
I want to cry every time I meet a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed Gen Y who tells me that they are madly in the acquisition phase of their Positive Cash Flow Property Investment Strategy. I positively want to howl when I meet a Gen Xer hanging onto the same dream. Expecting any property investment strategy to quickly turn […]
There is a saying I love: “never a mistake is made in hindsight”. This is so true because after the event we know all the answers. This is the power of hindsight. All the things we wanted to know before making a decision are now out in the open. When it comes to buying property, […]
We like to challenge traditional thinking when it comes to buying property. Here are two common ways that property buyers think: 1. When buying an investment you should make decisions based on “the numbers” and not emotions. 2. When buying your own home capital growth is not that important because you intend to live in […]
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