Buy or Sell First? Juggling Settlement Without Dropping the Ball

It’s a common conundrum – how do you balance buying a home while selling the old one?  If it’s your own home that you’re putting on the market, the stakes are even higher. You don’t want to be paying two mortgages, but you don’t want to lack a roof over your head either. In a […]

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Four reasons to use a buyer’s agent to buy your home

Using a buyer’s agent for an investment property purchase is becoming more common by the day. That’s because savvy investors understand that it pays to work with experts to secure the very best investment grade properties. However, using a buyer’s agent to buy your home is not so well understood. That’s mainly because many home […]

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Buy more property with these 5 finance hacks

How you manage your money can have two consequences: it’ll either make you more money, or it won’t. Strategic property investors know how to use their money to make more money and buy more properties sooner. Today’s challenging environment it’s harder for property investors and homeowners to obtain finance. So, let’s look at five ways […]

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Should I Rent Or Buy

With growing concern over housing affordability plaguing would be first home buyers, the issue of whether to rent or buy is more hotly debated now than it has ever been. Sure there are some incentives for first home buyers including the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme, but as property prices continue to rise, many young […]

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There Has NEVER Been a Better Time to Buy Property! [CASE STUDY]

One of the more common questions I am asked is “Is it a good time to buy?” As a potential home buyer or investor, I am sure this thought crosses your mind too. Surely, with all that is going on around the world, right now may not be one of those times. There such is […]

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Why the next property you buy is the most important one

This blog’s title is a bit deceptive, because every property you buy is important, for either lifestyle or financial reasons. I contemplated using the title: “why the first property you buy is the most important one”. But the reality is, if you have made a mistake on your first property, you can always start again. The […]

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Can you really buy your next property under market value?

In property investing circles it’s often said that you make the money on the deal when you buy. Most people think this means that if you buy a property “under market value”, then it’s considered that you made a profit on to the way into the deal, keeping you one step ahead of the game. Now […]

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Why 2020 is the WORST time to buy property

It’s a bold statement, but it’s true. For some of you who are reading along right now, 2020 is absolutely the worst possible time you could consider buying a property. In fact for these people, moving forward with a real estate purchase this year would have the potential to cripple them financially, not just now […]

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It is what you buy, not when you buy or what you pay that matters most

The price you pay for an investment property will only matter if you purchase the wrong asset. An investment-grade asset will, in the long run, mask any purchase price errors that you may have made. That is why focusing on the quality of the asset is easily the most important thing you must do when investing in property. Simple […]

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Should you buy old or new properties?

It’s a question that many property investors ask me: should I buy a new property or an established one? It’s obviously on the minds of lots of investors so it’s time we revisited this issue in a bit of detail.  On the surface, it makes sense to buy a new property. Buyers like new things […]

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