Articles by Bryce Yardney

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Bryce is a property development specialist, having successfully sourced, project managed and completed hundreds of development projects for Metropole’s clients, helping them create substantial wealth.Visit Metropole.com.au


Property development guide part 8 - Increasing your chance of success & managing risk
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Property development guide part 8 – Increasing your chance of success & managing risk

In this series article, Bryce Yardney, Property Development Specialist at Metropole talks us through managing the risks associated with property development to increase the chances of success. I’ve found that once many property investors who’ve collected a few properties in their portfolio, become keen to “dabble” in property development. They see this as the next phase in their career and…

5 proven strategies to generate instant equity from your property
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5 proven strategies to generate instant equity from your property

Generating instant equity from your property investment might seem a little bit like the finding the pot at the end of the rainbow. That is to say, it’s virtually impossible.   Well for most inexperienced investors, this is true. You see…embracing a strategy to manufacture instant equity can be a risky move and many people…

6 tricks to make your renovation look expensive
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6 tricks to make your renovation look expensive

Whether your property is new or not, making sure it’s in top condition when you put it up for sale or for rent is crucial. Some places might need more than just a spit and polish, and that’s where you want your money to work smarter, not harder. Ideally you want a champagne renovation on…

Property development guide part 7 - Researching the perfect site
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Property development guide part 7 – Researching the perfect site

In his continuing series of articles, Bryce Yardney, Property Development Specialist at Metropole, takes readers on a step by step journey through the property development process. Once you understand the importance of securing a development site in the right location and you have the big picture firmly in mind, including your target market, it’s time to…

Property development guide Part 6 - Finding the perfect site
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Property development guide Part 6 – Finding the perfect site

In the sixth instalment of his in-depth series on property development, Bryce Yardney, development Specialist at Metropole Property, explains how to source and secure the perfect site for your project in order to maximise potential profits. Securing the perfect property is critical for the success of any investment career.  Acquiring a piece of real estate that ticks all of the…

4 Reasons Why Renovation Flips Often Flop
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4 Reasons Why Renovation Flips Often Flop

It happens every year.   The TV show “The Block” inspires a new wave of investors keen to get involved in renovating and “flipping’ properties. Just to make things clear “flipping” is where you purchase a property and then sell it within a short period of time for a higher price, usually having added value…

5 Top Tips for buying and selling in the current market
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5 Top Tips for buying and selling in the current market

The market has moved on to the next phase of the property cycle. This means both buyers and sellers both need to adjust their strategies to be successful. So here are some tips to help no matter which side of a property transaction you find yourself on: 5 TOP TIPS FOR BUYERS Do your homework.   Now,…

Property development guide part 5 - Financing your project
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Property development guide part 5 – Financing your project

In the fifth instalment of his series on property development Bryce Yardney, property development Specialist at Metropole Properties explains in detail how to secure funding for your real estate development project.  Before you commence any development project, it is obviously crucial to first establish how much you can borrow and how you will be able to manage all…

Property development guide part 4 - The steps of property development
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Property development guide part 4 – The steps of property development

In the fourth instalment of his series on development Bryce Yardney, development Specialist at Metropole Property, walks you through each step of the development journey.  Becoming a property developer, even dabbling in the idea of development as an adjunct to a more passive property investment career, is not as simple as it seems. New builds require extensive legwork and…

Why agents underquote property prices and how to beat them
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Why agents underquote property prices and how to beat them

Ever been to an auction where the property sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars above what the agent had quoted? I certainly have and I know many disappointed prospective buyers who have missed out at auction by being misled by agents’ quoted price ranges. Just to make things clear… the practice of underquoting is…