Articles by Damian Collins

Damian Collins

Damian is managing director of Momentum Wealth, a Perth based property investment consultancy firm. A successful property investor in his own right, Damian formed Momentum Wealth to assist time poor investors in building their portfolios and applies his many years of experience to help clients accelerate their wealth creation. Visit

Property Market

Legal risks and liabilities: the real cost of self-managing your property

Are you considering self-managing your property portfolio? The decision to do so may prove significantly more costly than you think. It’s not uncommon for novice investors to consider managing their own portfolios, particularly if they only own 1 or 2 properties. However, by taking on the responsibility to self-manage, you’re also likely to be taking…


Why investing near public transport is a ticket to success

Buying an investment with good access to public transport has always been considered a good strategy. But what many people in Perth don’t realise is just how important it actually is. As Perth’s massive population growth brings with it increased road traffic and longer commutes, properties near public transport links will become more and more…

Perth city skyline at night

Perth Property Market Update

The property market in Perth showed signs of stabilising in the December quarter, after values remained fairly steady easing just 0.2% to $510,000 for the period.  Overall, the average dwelling price dipped 3.7% in 2015, with the March quarter having a big impact when prices dropped 2.7% alone. December showed some green shoots for the market, though, as the average…