Make your Equity Work

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Use the equity from another property. Leveraging equity in your home, or equity from another property investment, can be an effective way to buy an investment property. Equity is the …

Negative Gearing

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Negative gearing Negative gearing can offer property investors certain tax benefits if the cost of the investments exceeds income it produces. Australian law allows you to deduct your borrowing and …

Be Patient

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Take a long-term view and manage your risks. Remember that property is a long-term investment and you should not rely on property prices rising straight away. The longer you can …

Good Looking

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Make the property attractive to renters. Go for neutral tones and keep the kitchen and bathroom in good condition. You’ll find that you will attract better quality tenants if you …

Property Management

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Find a good property manager and let them to do their job A property manager is usually a licenced real estate agent that is a professional in their field, their …

Reasons For Optimism

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Australia’s housing market will likely record moderate dwelling price rises in 2018, which will beat a slower rate than the price gains in 2017, led by a slowdown in Sydney. …

Is it Time for a Change?

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If you look past the eastern-centric headlines and examine the Perth market, the future is looking brighter because it is recovery o’clock in the west. We are moving into a …

Update on Housing Markets

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As our mining boom slowed down the government facilitated the current property boom by encouraging the non-mining economic sector, in particular the building industry, to take up the slack. This …