What do interest rate hikes mean for property investors?

2022-06-14T19:03:20+10:00June 14th, 2022|News|

Right now the interest rate increase is a hot topic for home owners and property investors. What impact will the current and predicted rate increases have on the market and mortgage holders? There's no one size fits all answer for this question because it depends on your own situation. For investors, there are many factors

How do you find the “right” property to invest in?

2022-04-20T10:45:53+10:00April 6th, 2022|News|

When you're looking for the right property to invest in, the first thing you need to do is to define what "right" means to you. This starts with your investing strategy. Why are you investing? Do you want to build a healthy nest egg for retirement? Do you want to leverage the equity in your

2022 – the year to change your financial future

2022-02-14T17:41:47+10:00February 14th, 2022|News|

We're really excited about the prospects of investing in property during 2022 as the indicators are looking great - with a couple of warning signs to watch out for. Here's why now is a great time to invest: 1. Market confidence - after a couple of years of caution and disruption, it's time to get

Regional investing

2021-11-10T09:29:59+10:00November 9th, 2021|News|

Regional areas in the eastern states of Australia are booming right now and are prime for investors. From Geelong in Victoria to Newcastle in New South Wales and the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, there are some "pockets" that have really grabbed our attention for all the right reasons. Treechangers and seachangers For all the ways

Using the equity in your home to buy an investment property

2021-10-19T09:35:46+10:00October 19th, 2021|News|

There are stages in life when people start to look at building wealth: you climb the corporate ladder, your own business continues to do well, you’ve built equity in the home you own, or you may have just come into money through an inheritance. In Australia, property investing has always been a popular way to

The secret to securing your ideal investment in a fast paced market

2021-10-19T10:26:37+10:00September 7th, 2021|News|

When you're considering buying an investment property, I always advise clients to consider their options, do some research and decide which path to take. But, in this market if you take this approach and treat it like a leisurely Sunday drive, the property you've decided on is likely to have been sold. In reality, right

What are the red flags to property investors?

2021-05-14T12:41:44+10:00May 14th, 2021|News|

We're always talking about where to invest and why somewhere is a sound investment. Just to change things around, we thought we'd share the red flags to watch out for when looking for an investment property and some example areas that are waving those flags right now. Sydney's East, NSW - low rent yield. Currently

What’s going on in the Melbourne investing market?

2021-04-21T15:05:53+10:00April 20th, 2021|News|

Getting information from developers, agents and peers via phone call, email and newsletters is a good way for me to keep in touch with what's going on in the key investment areas around the country, but there's nothing quite like visiting to get a real feel for what's actually happening. And following on from my

Regional versus city. Where is it best to invest?

2021-04-19T23:57:25+10:00March 22nd, 2021|News|

Regional versus city. Where is it best to invest? Right now, regional towns are booming. We're in the midst of a major change to both our lifestyles and our working arrangements and there is a lot of buying and investing activity in regional towns. The key - whether you're buying regional or city - is

Merry Christmas – let’s make the end of year count!

2020-12-17T16:19:07+10:00December 8th, 2020|News|

Things start to wind down every December while Christmas and holidays take our attention. But this year, the wind down seemed to start in October. I think this is a year that people are eager to move on from. But rather than writing the year off, why not make it count and set yourself up

What do you need to know about the investment property market right now?

2020-11-25T08:59:56+10:00November 25th, 2020|News|

Investing in property requires confidence. You need to feel that you understand what's going on in the market and what your options are. So, right now, in a nutshell, here's what's happening: Rates Interest rates are at an all-time low for owner-occupiers and they're excellent for investors too. Money has never before been so cheap

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