Articles by Brett Warren

Brett Warren

Brett Warren is Director of Metropole Properties Brisbane and uses his 13 plus years property investment experience to advise clients how to grow, protect and pass on their build their wealth through property. Visit: www.brisbanebuyersagent.com.au


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If you are thinking about buying your first home, consider the following tips before you sign on the dotted line. 1. Rentvesting While the thought of living in your first home is a tempting one, there is a financial incentive to making your first house an investment property. In doing so, all costs become a tax deduction…

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It’s such a disheartening scenario. After weeks or even months of open homes, with strangers traipsing through your property every Saturday, and spending hours on the phone to your selling agent – you don’t get a single bite. It’s hard not to get despondent and feel like it was all for nought. You had high…

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What if I told you a way that you could save up to $18,000 today by asking one simple question? Who wouldn’t want that… right? Well now is the perfect time to ask it and the question is; “Can you do better?” That is the question I would be asking my bank right about now,…

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We’ve all heard horror stories about intelligent, every day Australians who have somehow been sucked into a real estate scam that stripped them of their hard earned money. Who among us is not tempted by the thought of making a quick buck? Despite working hard for their money, many Australians feel stuck on the treadmill…

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One of the biggest changes over the time I’ve been investing in property is the abundant availability of property research data. Today there’s a plethora of statistics offered about Australia’s property scene – median house prices by the year, the quarter, the month or day, median advertised rents, rental vacancy rates, auction clearance rates, days…

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If you ask me, one of the many over-used words in property is “bargain.” For novice buyers and investors, sure, price is important. However, it’s nowhere near as important as the inherent risks of buying a secondary property. The truth of the matter is that if you buy a property for a bargain, you will…

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Where should I buy my next investment property?  If I had a dollar for every time I was asked that question, I’d retire a rich man…never mind the property portfolio! But when it comes to purchasing residential real estate investments, there are generally two different approaches. One approach will succeed at all stages of the…