property development finance

Property development guide part 11 - Tackling the red tape
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In the following article, Bryce Yardney, Property Development Specialist at Metropole, explains how you might tackle the hurdles and requirements to get your development underway.  One of the biggest hurdles faced by any property developer – whether a seasoned veteran or a green beginner – is the bureaucratic maze known as the planning permit or development approval process….

Property development guide part 10 - Assessing your development's feasibility
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In this article, Bryce Yardney, Property Development Specialist at Metropole, talks us through the feasibility of a development project and whether or not to pursue it.  Undertaking a property development requires many months of preparation before you actually get to see your hard labour bare any fruit. As we’ve already covered in previous articles in this series, there’s the groundwork of…

Property development guide part 9 - Common risks related to development
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In this article, Bryce Yardney, Property Development Specialist at Metropole talks us through the risks involved in property development so you know how to manage them.  Many investors approach property development with rose coloured glasses, but in order to minimise your risks and maximise your chances of turning a good profit (remember you want at least 15 per cent on…

Property development guide part 8 - Increasing your chance of success & managing risk
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In this series article, Bryce Yardney, Property Development Specialist at Metropole talks us through managing the risks associated with property development to increase the chances of success. I’ve found that once many property investors who’ve collected a few properties in their portfolio, become keen to “dabble” in property development. They see this as the next phase in their career and…

How to get started in property development
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 Have you ever wondered how you 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. It’s probably in part because many of the property markets around Australia are flat…

Property development guide Part 6 - Finding the perfect site
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In the sixth instalment of his in-depth series on property development, Bryce Yardney, development Specialist at Metropole Property, explains how to source and secure the perfect site for your project in order to maximise potential profits. Securing the perfect property is critical for the success of any investment career.  Acquiring a piece of real estate that ticks all of the…

Property development guide part 5 - Financing your project
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In the fifth instalment of his series on property development Bryce Yardney, property development Specialist at Metropole Properties explains in detail how to secure funding for your real estate development project.  Before you commence any development project, it is obviously crucial to first establish how much you can borrow and how you will be able to manage all…

Property Development guide part 3 - Surround yourself with an "A" team
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In this third installment of the Property Development Series, Bryce walks us through the professionals you need on your side throughout your property development project.  The property development process has become more complicated over the last few years due to the increased influence of the state government, local councils and various interest groups in the…

The Benefits of Becoming a Property Developer
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Many investors have become wealthy through property investment, very wealthy. But the real profits in the property market are at the wholesale end – in property development. So let’s look at some of the benefits of becoming a property developer:  

Taking your real estate investing to the next level
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Have you thought about taking your real estate investing to the next level and getting  involved in property development? Many investors have because there are many benefits open to those who “manufacture” their own capital growth through property development. I’ve explained them in other articles in this series. No matter how large or small the property development project, developers tend to…