investing in property

10 Golden Rules of Property Development
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With many property markets languishing at present many investors are looking at “manufacturing” capital growth  by getting involved in property development. While the process of property development can be a lot of fun, it is not without some pain and considerable risk. When all goes well the results are fantastic, but if things go wrong…

If You Could Live the Second Half of Your Life Differently From The First, What Would You Do With It?
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If you are serious about building your own property investment business, one that one day will deliver you financial security… If you’re already a property investor and keen to take your property investment to the next level… If you are intent on getting involved in property development…. If you’re looking for a group of like…

The 80/20 rule in property investment
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What could an Italian economist from a century ago have to do with successful investing today?  Vilfredo Pareto noted back in 1906 that some 80% of the land of Italy was owned by just 20% of the population. He then developed his principle by observing that 20% of the pea pods in his garden contained…

Here's how to find locations that will outperform in the long term
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Everyone knows that location is critical when selecting an investment property that will outperform. But what makes a good location and why are some locations better prospects than others? When I started investing around 40 years ago the emphasis for homebuyers was largely affordability and proximity to infrastructure. The outer fringes of our capital cities…