Buying Investment Property in an SMSF: 6 Common Mistakes

More and more investors, and particularly Baby Boomers, are using their Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) as a vehicle to buy an investment property. So I’d like to share some of the most common mistakes I see people making so you can avoid them. Key points 1. Debt Your Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) can borrow money to: […]

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How to reduce property investment risks exposure

As with any type of long-term wealth creation vehicle, real estate comes with its own set of cautionary tales about the potential hazards and pitfalls. Many things can go wrong and the risk is amplified if you leap in without first seeking professional advice and devising a sound strategy and investment plan. But does that […]

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Is property still a worthwhile investment?

Is property still a worthwhile investment? With the triple challenge of a pandemic, recession and social and political unrest around the world, people are wondering whether property is the way to go. The economic slowdown caused by our government to control the coronavirus pandemic plus rising unemployment and falling consumer confidence is creating significant headwinds […]

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Property Investment In Melbourne – Suburbs Analysis & Expert Advice

The Melbourne property market has been one of the strongest and most consistent performers over the last few decades. Over the last 40 years: The median house price in Melbourne has increased by 7.9% per annum The median unit/apartment price in Melbourne has increased by 7.73%per annum Of course, like all property markets, the Melbourne […]

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What do I do if my property investment isn’t performing?

Mistakes can be hard to admit because in doing so we have to acknowledge that we’ve somehow veered off course, and sometimes that’s a daunting prospect.  Where does that leave us? How long will it take to recover and get back on track? Although it might be confronting, mistakes associated with a property investment worth […]

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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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Another 8 property investment myths

Do you know that 15 common myths that are killing the wealth potential of the average Australian property investor? Last month I explained how despite us living in a land of plenty, the sad reality is that the majority of Australians will never achieve financial freedom. Yet, on the other hand a small group of Australian property investors are […]

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Advice for rookie property investment

Property investment is not something you should ever enter into lightly. But for some reason, that’s what a lot of people who have dreams of making millions with real estate do. They think, ‘I can go out, buy a house somewhere, stick some tenants in it to pay the mortgage and make a killing! How […]

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How to Retire with One Investment Property

How many properties do you need to retire? That’s one of the more common questions asked by most property investors While it may be a popular question, it is also an irrelevant one, as I am about to explain. Put simply, it is not about the number of assets or quantity, but it is about […]

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Property investment rules to keep in mind in troubled times

It seems that everyone is an investment genius when the property markets are booming. But when times get tough, it’s important to listen to those who have the perspective of having lived through a number of economic cycles and who take a holistic approach to wealth creation. Yes we are living through difficult, unprecedented times […]

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