Here’s one way to make money while you sleep

Would you like to make money while you sleep? It’s the stuff that dreams are made of, isn’t it? If you think about it, most property investors buy and hold an appreciating asset over the long term. Sophisticated investors may even add value through a simple renovation or something more substantial like a development. However, […]

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Here’s what property investors will be doing in 2021

Are you planning to buy an investment property in 2021? Or maybe you’re hoping to buy a new home? Well you’ll be in good company because 74% of the respondents of a recent survey believe now is a good time to invest in residential real estate (significantly more than the 68% last year.) And 24% […]

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Here’s how to pick the property market turning point

Are we there yet? It’s amazing how the messages in the media have changed in recent times. Not that long ago they were telling us property prices would drop significantly, with some property pessimists suggesting we could see a property values fall 10, 20 and even up to 30 per cent. Today the common theme […]

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Here’s why most property investors fail to build a multi-million dollar property portfolio

Recently released statistics from Australian Tax Office show that most property investors fail to achieve the financial independence they are looking for. You see…these ATO statistics show that: There are 2,207,893 property investors in Australia Seven out of every ten property investors never get past the first investment property. 9 out of 10 property investors […]

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Here’s why property investors develop financial freedom

We dream of it, we work for it, and sometimes we even plan for it – but can the average Australian really develop financial independence?  The simple answer is YES – because if others have achieved it so can you. I’ll let you in on a little secret… wealthy people don’t do different things; they […]

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Here’s how the rental markets around Australia have been affected by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented shock to the rental housing market, reducing demand for rental properties at the same time as supply has increased. Households most affected by the economic impact are more likely to be renters, and border closures have reduced international arrivals. The number of vacant rental properties has increased as new […]

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Here’s why people’s ability to borrow would do more than a proposed interest rate cut

So here we go again, the talk of more interest rate cuts. Well who thinks cutting interest rates from 0.25% to 0.1% or even zero will have an impact on our economy? Exactly, it will have no net benefit to hundreds of thousands of Australians with a mortgage as we deal with the current and […]

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Here’s the bank economist’s forecasts for property prices in 2021

Westpac recently released an upbeat forecast for house prices in the next couple of years and just like the CBA has backtracked from it’s more pessimistic outlook and predicts house prices rebounding from mid next year. Westpac expects Brisbane house prices to surge 20 per cent over two years after the market bottoms out in […]

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Here’s why you should stick to your day job rather than property investment

There are three ways to generate passive income; start a business, invest or speculate. The key word in that sentence is passive. Passive means you can generate economic benefits without the requirement of your personal exertion. Since it doesn’t require personal exertion, it frees up your time to spend it on activities or with the people […]

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Here’s how to survive difficult property markets

I hate to repeat what everyone else is saying, but clearly we are living in challenging times. Despite all the bad news in the media, there is also good news out there if you look for it. But there’s no doubt there are still many challenges ahead of us. We have a triple whammy of: […]

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