Sydney Property Investors - Must Read

Choosing a Location: Everything You Need to Know

Our Location-Based Property Investment Strategies in Australia You need to consider much more than the state of the property when buying an investment property in Australia. The location plays just as big of a role in your decision. After all, a property in the wrong location won’t attract any demand. With no demand, you can’t […]

Five Property Negotiation Tactics To Save You Money

Spend Less with the Right Tactics Information goes a long way when you’re buying an investment property in Australia. Without information, you can’t prepare for the negotiations. This is when you sit down with the seller to try and find the right price for your investment property in Australia. However, the information you have isn’t […]

Should You Buy a Property With a Developer Incentive?

LATELY I’ve noticed a few news articles about developer incentives being offered in various markets around Australia. I’m sure many of you would have seen the headlines. In Brisbane, the developer behind a luxury apartment project in West End is offering buyers a car – a Toyota Yaris hatchback.  Another townhouse development in Corinda, in […]

The Impact of NSW Housing Affordability Measures

HOUSING affordability has been an issue for, well, what seems like forever, with Sydney a particular focus as prices have been skyrocketing. So what’s being done about it? Well, it was addressed in the Federal Budget, the Victorian State Government announced stamp duty concessions, and now it’s New South Wales’ turn, with the State Government […]

Will the Property Market Crash?

It’s tough being a property investor sometimes. Where is the best place to buy? Is now the right time to buy?  Will the property market crash? Has it peaked? These questions and many, many more like them can make investing in property seem a little overwhelming. This is certainly not helped by the media. Newspapers […]

Another Day, Another Idea To Fix Housing Affordability

Using super to buy a home… Is this the dumbest idea ever? Recently I discussed the suggestion from various politicians including Barnaby Joyce that buyers trying to break into the market look to more affordable areas. The idea that currently has momentum, however, is allowing first home buyers to access their superannuation (super) early to […]

Is Buying Regional a Viable Option?

National Party leader Barnaby Joyce recently hit the headlines for suggesting Australia’s affordability crisis was largely restricted to Sydney. Stating if would-be buyers were priced out of that market they should move to the country. “I get annoyed when people talk about that the only house that you can buy apparently is in Sydney and it’s too […]

The Best Time To Market Your Property For Rent

Over the summer break I was chatting to an acquaintance at a friend’s barbecue about – you guessed it – property. It’s sounds like a cliché, but it’s true. This fellow was telling me about one of his investment properties in Brisbane. He was informed towards the end of last year that his long-term tenant […]

Buying into the Housing Market?

Learning the basics before buying into the housing market One important obstacle to remember with property investment and entering the housing market is that your entry and exit costs are quite high. You have to consider stamp duty, your advertising and marketing costs when you sell, and the capital gains tax. Overall, you make your […]

Is Housing in Australia Affordable?

Ahhhhhhhh, housing affordability. That old chestnut. It’s a topic that’s been hotly debated a million times over! And will no doubt continue to be for many years to come. The general consensus is that property in Australia is unaffordable. The results of a recent survey seemed to confirm this, with the proportion of adults who […]