4 key reasons why the property pessimists are changing their minds

Why were all those property pessimists wrong? In fact, why are they becoming more positive about property? Of course it wasn’t just the usual band of Negative Nellies making dire predictions of significant property price falls earlier this year, it was also some credible economists suggesting property values could fall by up to 20%. Yet […]

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How to overcome the biggest fear of beginning property investors

There are a number of reasons why a person may want to invest in property, but they never actually get around to it. They have all the best intentions and they really, truly want to take action. They do the research. They attend the seminars and the courses. They get educated, they learn what’s possible, […]

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What the bad news for airline pilots may mean for you as a property investor

Just look what’s happened to Qantas and Virgin. Like many other businesses they are being crushed by the COVID-19 economic slowdown. Qantas lost billions of dollars and has shed thousands of employees. Virgin went broke and similarly its employees, including pilots, are facing layoffs or job losses. While a gate attendant might easily transition into […]

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The exciting investing strategy that’s so boring, it works

When you first thought about buying property as an investment vehicle, did the words ‘quietly boring’ ever pop into your mind? I’m guessing they didn’t. Real estate is often seen as an exciting affair and whatever names you have to describe it, “boring” isn’t like to be one of them. But investing isn’t just for […]

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Why would you refinance? (Hint: not because of rates)

According to the ABS, the number of people refinancing their mortgage increased by over 63% in the year to May 2020. Quite often people think the only reason to refinance is to obtain a lower interest rate. However, this thinking is incorrect. Typically, you don’t need to refinance to obtain a lower interest rate (more about […]

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