Where to buy investment property

Knowing where to buy property is the difference between a successful property investor and a poor one.
It doesn’t matter what your budget is, you need to ensure you choose locations that will offer long-term investments.
Remember, not every property is a smart investment. So we’ve found the best industry experts to guide you through your property search.


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Here’s why you shouldn’t speculate in property hotspots

After all these years in property I’m still surprised at how investors decide which property to buy, but it doesn’t surprise me why so many don’t get past their first or second property. You see… many buy for emotional reasons and while others think they’re investing in property, for some they’re really speculating.  By definition,…

Different Size Houses

It’s not size that matters, but how much you want it

Throughout the annals of property history, one constant facet of asset selection has often eluded beginning investors and that is –  what really pushes up the price of some housing, while other pockets languish in the ‘medians’ or are below par performers. Often, those new to the property game think it’s all pretty black and…

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A short cut to building a true property investment business

If you are serious about growing a very significant property portfolio and establishing a real “property investment business” I’ve got some great tips for you today. And if you’re not sure what I mean when I say “treat your property investing like a business” or how you do that or even why it’s important, then…


Timing the market: Behind the scenes of your next property purchase

If there’s one impact that a booming market such as Sydney often has on investors, it’s to inspire action. Whether you’re a conservative property investor who sits on the fence for the perfect time to invest, or the type of real estate daredevil who thrives on the risk side of the risk-reward ratio, there’s nothing…

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Migrant multi millionaires fuel our property boom

Many factors have been blamed for the booming property market in Sydney and Melbourne. Of course foreign investors have been one of the factors but now multimillionaire foreign migrants are being blamed.    Recently the Australian reported that more than 11,000 “migrant millionaires” helped fuel the Sydney and Melbourne property markets last year. Australia is now…


Here’s a big mistake made by Sydney property investors

The Brisbane property market is being infiltrated by Sydney investors ‘buying blind’. You’d have to have been living under a rock not to know that Sydney property market prices have been rising strongly over the last few years and some investors are being priced out of the harbour city.  These high prices plus tighter banking…

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Capital city hot spots of the past 5 syear

In his column for Switzer, John McGrath discusses Australia’s capital city hot spots.  The past five years have been an amazing time in Australian residential property, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne. We’ve seen a number of important trends emerge and/or get stronger, including rising demand from foreign buyers, increased apartment living, ‘rentvesting’ and the bank of mum…

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Another reason not to invest in the outer suburbs

Invest in medium density properties in the inner and middle ring suburbs of our 4 big capital cities! If you’ve been following my blogs you’ll know that’s what I’ve been recommending for years and years. When others were suggesting investing in the “hotspots” of mining towns, I stuck to my guns. When others were suggesting…

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