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14 signs you have what it takes to become a millionaire | Rich Habits Poor Habits [Video]

Almost everyone wants to become rich. According to Tom Corley’s Rich Habits Research , being rich eliminates 67% of the problems that plague most people. So, besides being able to buy that house by the beach, snag a Rolex watch, or travel to exotic places, being rich means fewer problems in life. Fewer problems equals…

What all property investors should understand about the six stages of suburb gentrification

One of the significant changes to occur in Australian cities over the past 50 years, which has pushed up inner and middle-ring suburb property values, is gentrification. Interestingly this wasn’t caused by deliberate planning policy, but resulted from a set of demographic changes that occurred in most major capital cities around the world, and especially in the inner-ring of city suburbs. Gentrifiers were…

10 property forecasts for the new decade and 10 things that will stay the same

We’re already well into a  new year, in fact a new decade. And that means it’s time that little creatures come out of hibernation – they’re called forecasters and their predictions of what lies ahead of us abound. These relate to all areas but particularly property because almost anyone who owns real estate would give…

Turning your goals into Rich Habits | Rich Habits, Poor Habits [VIDEO]

Are you looking to become more successful? Do you want to become rich, or a better property investor or entrepreneur? Well it may not be that easy – most who pursue goals never achieve them. According to a University of Scranton study, only 8% achieve their goals. Why? Because in order to achieve your goals you must…

Here's how to avoid these 12 common reasons property investors fail to build a Multi Million Dollar Property Portfolio

There seems to be a disconnect between what is myth and reality when it comes to the number of investment properties that people own. We sometimes hear about “greedy” investors who own dozens of properties when this is not really borne out by the facts. Did you know that about 70 per cent of investors…

The lure of our cities is too strong to keep migrants in regional Australia | PROPERTY INSIDERS [VIDEO]

We know Australia’s population is growing faster than almost every other developed country and more than half our population growth of almost 400,000 people each year is coming from immigration. While we need to keep our immigration levels up to keep greasing the wheels of industry and help our economy grow, in part by replacing…