off the plan property investment

Off-the-plan units the riskiest of all property investments

When it comes to risk, off-the-plan units top the list for potential investment disasters, especially if changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax go ahead. It’s a risk that’s compounded by a number of factors and includes equity risk, cashflow risk and settlement risk. The first, and most obvious, is the risk of oversupply which…

1,000 reasons why Brisbane has entered the next phase of the property cycle. [infographic]

With the Sydney and Melbourne property markets performing strongly last year, the Brisbane property market has finally entered the next phase of the property cycle and things are looking on the up for 2014. Sales volumes have increased, investors are back buying properties and so are home buyers who are upgrading their homes. By now…