Articles by Ken Raiss

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Ken is director of  Metropole Wealth Advisory and gives independent expert advice for high net worth individuals and their families, professionals and business owners. He is passionate about property investing and small business and shares his wealth of experience in his blogs. View his articles  


6 tips to better understanding the cash flow from your property investments

While many Australians get into real estate investment to gain cash flow, in reality that’s not how property works. You see…residential real estate is a high growth, but relatively low yield investment, so if you’re hoping to pay your child’s school fees or your vacation airfares from your rental returns, you’ll be sorely disappointed.  Of…

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How will the Federal Budget impact the housing market?

Housing affordability was indeed a headline issue for the Federal Government to address in this week’s Budget. While there were a range of tax and superannuation measures introduced, there were two significant housing measures – the “first home super saver scheme” and the higher superannuation cap for “downsizers”. Of course, property investors must always look…

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Mistakes property investors make: Negative Gearing

Property investment is all about understanding the best strategies for you to achieve your financial goals and then researching the market for suitable properties to implement your strategy.  But some investors get into trouble because they decide to go against their own due diligence or ignore their budget entirely. While the development of a sound…