40 property investment lessons I learned in the last 40 years

Hindsight is a wonderful thing isn’t it? Let me ask you a question… With the benefit of hindsight and knowing what you know now, if you had the opportunity to do so, would you have bought an investment property 40 years ago? I bet your answer would be yes realising that the median property price […]

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7 Lessons I Wish I’d Known When I Started Investing in Real Estate

They say hindsight is 20:20 – and that is certainly true when it comes to property investing. Most of us start out without much knowledge behind us, and only realise we are making mistakes when it’s too late to do much about them. Here’s a list of seven things I wish I’d known when I […]

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Three lessons from wars past that we can see or expect in Australia

As the situation worsened overseas, Australia’s policy makers were lucky to have more time than their counterparts in Europe and Asia to prepare before the worst of the crisis hit our shores. They formulated a massive fiscal intervention, combined with unprecedented levels of government control over society and the transition of a large proportion of […]

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Do Robert Kiyosaki’s “Rich Dad Poor Dad” lessons still apply? Here’s what I learned from my interview with him

Robert Kiyosaki’s “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” series of financial books have changed the way many people think about money and investments. In my early days learned a lot from Robert Kiyosaki, even though I’ve come to disagree with his real estate investment philosophies, which don’t really work in Australia. I’ve quoted Robert on more than one […]

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