How to get started in property development

Property development has amazing possibilities but does carry risks for uninitiated.
The successful property developers are the ones doing their research and surrounding themselves with a reliable team. If you are considering developing a property, you need to consider a range of factors and you need quality, unbiased advice.

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How to get started in property development

I’ve recently noticed a trend in budding developers – they are looking for an overview of the property development process and they want it in a simple and accessible way. That is why I’ve created this comprehensive guide covering the topic. I want to make finding the right information as easy as possible. If you’re…

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Land banking – the property development strategy of the pros

How many times have you driven past a property and said to yourself, “If only I had bought that property when it was for sale five years ago?” Who wouldn’t have bought more properties 10 years ago if they knew they would have doubled in value, like many well located real estate has done over…


Property development guide part 12 – Enlisting the help of a town planning consultant

In this article, Bryce Yardney, Property Development Specialist at Metropole Projects, explains the role of a town planning consultant and what you need to be asking yours.  Town planning consultants are professionals with a qualification in town planning or urban planning.  Those in private practice have usually been employed by local councils or planning organisations for a number…

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Property Development Process Visualised

Property Development involves a wide range of activities and processes from purchasing land, building and developing high rise apartment buildings and everything in between. In order to be successful, you’ll need to educate yourself on property, the markets, economics, finance, town planning, the construction processes and the marketing of real estate projects. Sound like a lot…

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The Attributes of Successful Property Developers

In these changing times when property investors can no longer count on double digit price growth many are considering getting started in property development to help them ‘manufacture’ some capital growth. In fact one of the most read blogs on this site is How to Get Started in Property Development. It all sounds so simple. So…

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Australian suburbs are rising in value & Sydney’s leading the pack

Sydney holds more expensive suburbs than anywhere else in the country. Research  for  Property Pulse output looks at the top decile of selling prices over the three months to January 2016.  What this analysis means is that if 20 sales over the three months were lined up with those sales from lowest to highest, the analysis takes the 18th…

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Your Property Development Team – Engineers

What does an engineer do and where do they fit in the property development team? In this series of articles I’m going to discuss the role of the various consultants that make up the development team and it’s likely that a number of different engineers may be employed on your development project. These include: Geotechnical or…

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Your Property Development Team – Using a Town Planning Consultant

What does a town planner do and where does he fit in the property development team? In this series of articles I’m going to discuss the role of the various consultants that make up the development team and, in my mind, a town planner should be an integral part of your team. These are professionals…

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How to profit from renovations & property development – Online Training

If you are wondering, “Can I really make money out of renovations or property development?” then you MUST listen to this FREE WebCast series. If you are interested in growing a significant property portfolio and particularly if you are interested in understanding the fundamentals of property renovations and property development then you must listen to a…

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