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Property enterring a yield growth cycle

The new phase of rental price growth

Do you know the last time that our rental vacancy rate was one per cent? Well, it was way back in 2006, according to new …

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Rising interest rates a sign of economic strength not weakness

Rising interest rates are a sign that the economy is in better shape than it was before and therefore are a good sign rather than …

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What a good Buyers Agent REALLY does

When someone buys a property, everyone can see and feel the end result – that is, a tangible real estate asset and a place to …

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The Sydney market has slowed, is it your time to strike? 

  A strange thing has been happening at open homes across Sydney of late. This time last year, there would be dozens of people at …

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Why young professionals and families LOVE Sydney’s Inner West

It might seem a little hard to believe but about a decade ago you could purchase a house in the Inner West of Sydney for …

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What to look for in a property investment buyers agent

The use of buyers’ agents has blossomed over the years in Australia, but it’s still regarded as a relatively small part of the real estate …

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Why Sydney buyers can’t rely on Auction price guides

There’s nothing more frustrating than turning up to a property auction and the very first bid is above your budget is there? Your dream of …

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Should you buy one higher priced investment property or two more affordable properties?

One of the most common questions that I am asked by would-be investors is whether they should purchase one higher priced property or two more affordable …

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Sydney ends extraordinary property year on top

There is no question that 2021 will be a property year for the record books.  Since the start of the year, property prices have surged pretty …

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How transport infrastructure is transforming Southeast Queensland

The Sunshine State capital is appearing on myriad lists of where might make an excellent property investment location of late.   However, Brisbane and Southeast Queensland more …

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Has the full-time whistle gone on Sydney’s property market?

A bit like a party where no one wants to leave, but the sun rising the next morning kind of makes them do, there is some talk of late about …

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Widening dwelling price gap a opportunity for Sydney buyers

Over the past two years, the price gap between houses and units in Sydney has been widening significantly.   Indeed, in some locations the chasm between house and unit …

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Why the highest price doesn’t always win the day

Many buyers falsely believe that sellers are only after the highest price for their properties, when this is often not the case at all – …

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Is all Brisbane real estate gold?

For the past few years, Brisbane has been on the radar of buyers’ agents and investors from elsewhere around the nation.  Long before the Sunshine State capital was …

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The reality of buying in lockdown in Sydney

Did you know that compared to the first lockdown in Sydney last year, there are actually fewer properties for sale now than there was back then?  According to SQM …

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Why you must treat your family home as an investment

I recently had a former first home buyer client from a couple of years ago contact me regarding the potential purchase of their first investment property.   This was always …

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What does bond buying have to do with property?

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) recently announced that it would slow down its bond buying efforts given the national economy is in better shape …

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Why bespoke property investment is always best

Bespoke is a term that has become more common over recent years.   In essence, it means something that is made for a particular customer or user and, in the …

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How much is your “free” lunch costing you?

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch”.  The phrase was invented more than 50 years ago and is commonly accepted …

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How to recognise gentrification before it’s too “latte”

 We’ve all heard the classic yarns from our grandparents about when Richmond in Melbourne or Balmain in Sydney was working class and property prices were cheap.    Part of …

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What does inflation have to do with interest rates?

There was rather big news out of the Reserve Bank recently that might not have got the mainstream media coverage it deserved in my opinion.   Now, I’m in no …

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ReIntvesting – Can you have your property cake and eat it, too?

The rapid increase in Sydney property prices has left some would-be property owners catching their breath.   Some potential first-time buyers have found themselves already left out …

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What I look for when buying Sydney apartments

Like many growing global cities, Sydney has a very short supply of available land close to the CBD.    The Sydney basin is flanked by mountains, …

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The 6 must-have attributes of property investors

Do you know how many people in Australian own investment properties?   It’s around two million people, but the vast majority, at about 90 per cent, only own one …

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7 investment rules to survive challenging times

The strong market conditions at present are music to the ears of property investors across the land.   For some investors this will be their first experience of rising …

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7 risks of buying cash flow property

With super low interest rates, some novice investors are being enticed by the promise of strong cash flow.  They see potential yields of seven or eight per …

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5 reasons why buying interstate is a good idea for Sydney investors

5 reasons why buying interstate is a good idea for Sydney investors

There’s no question that since the turn of this century, property investment as a wealth creation vehicle has become more popular.  Rather than relying on the pension in our …

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Do you know how to recognise an A-grade property?

In the world of strategic property purchases, it is not just suburb selection that can make the difference between an average and a superior performing …

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Why you must buy like a local in 2021

It’s long been a tradition of sorts for people to go on holiday somewhere and promptly decide they must own property there, too.   Usually, it’s because …

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Why buying brand new property can be a very bad idea

Whenever there is significant financial upheaval of some kind, the government of the day instigates stimulus measures to underpin our economy.   This is currently the situation with the HomeBuilder scheme and other grants offering tens …

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10 Game Changing Property Investment Tips

“If you acquire quality assets, and hold these assets through two or three growth cycles, it will change your life” Are you interested in property …

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8 reasons why you can’t find a Sydney property to buy

It might be surprising to some people that there is more stock on the market in Sydney now than there was at the same time …

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5 things that Sydney first home buyers must understand

Did you know that there are more first home buyers active in New South Wales now than in nearly a decade?  According to the Australian …

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7 key data-points I use to consider the investment potential of a Suburb

Successful property investing is about making smart decisions. In any type of business or investing, the better the insights, the better the decision. Here are …

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Building your Property Investment team

Do you have your very own Property Investment team? Successful property investors treat property investing like a business, and surround themselves with highly skilled qualified professionals. These subject matter …

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