The NSW Stamp Duty fallout: my three big predictions

There’s been a cacophony of opinion this week filling column inches and taking over the airwaves of property centric media. Refreshingly, the big news wasn’t pandemic related. Nor did it involve a concession speech of any description. No, the chatter has been dominated by a NSW government discussion around the abolition of stamp duty which […]

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5 big mistakes investors make when analysing rental properties

Thinking of buying an investment property, but you truly don’t know where to start? You’re in good company: many new investors feel overwhelmed and bamboozled by information and research when they’re deciding where to buy. This can unfortunately lead to costly mistakes, so here’s a handy list of five crucial missteps property investors can make […]

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Two big things 90% of investors fail to do

In my experience the two big things most property investors fail to do are: Formulate property investment strategy that can stand the test of time, and Regularly review their property portfolio’s performance. Looking at it this way it should come as no surprise that most investors never get past owning one or two properties. If […]

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not the big answer to housing you might think

There has been significant growth in small house living, but that doesn’t mean Australia should go in big on them. Don’t let their sizes fool you – the tiny house movement is big. These micro-scaled homes are populating Instagram feeds and, even have a Netflix series aptly named Tiny House Nation. Championing a simple-living alternative […]

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Property market starting to recover from big lock-down driven fall

Many of the property pessimists were disappointed when Corelogic reported its latest monthly statistics. The CoreLogic home value index, covering the eight major capital cities, declined 0.5% in May, and while it was the first monthly fall since June last year, it showed how resilient our property markets are to the Covid-19 created crisis. In […]

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