Invest like Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet is arguably the greatest investor of all time. He has a great track record of creating and maintaining his wealth through share investments, but many of his principles also apply to property investors. So let’s look at some of Buffet’s investment principles and see how we can apply them to our property investing….

Hot air can’t bust a housing bubble that doesn’t exist

If I’ve read one story about a possible housing bust in Australia, I’ve read a hundred. Barely a week goes by without another breathless warning from some property pessimist, columnist or overseas economist about a looming price collapse It’s complete nonsense, in my opinion. For starters, there is no national housing market. Prices vary wildly…

The Budget’s Secret Bonus For Property

Did you pick the hidden surprise in last week’s horror budget? In my view there was some was some good news for property investors buried amongst all the spending cuts and tax hikes and I’m not taking about the fact that negative gearing was left untouched. I guess if you’re like most Australian’s your probably…

First home buyers are being pushed out of the market by ugly greedy property investors

If you believed what you read in the papers you’d think that first home buyers (FHBs) are being pushed out of the market by ugly greedy property investors, many of them from overseas. After all… currently our property markets are booming and the chart below clearly shows that first home buyers numbers (based on finance…

This is a game changer for property

While nothing in life is guaranteed, there are many rational, logical, and understandable reasons to believe the value of well-located real estate will continue to appreciate over time. Many factors like interest rates, employment levels, supply and demand and market confidence, affect a country’s property prices in the short term; in the long term prices…