property inevstment

The 10 Property Commandments You Should Know
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Australian Tax Office (ATO) data shows that only 9% per cent of investors own three or more properties. So, if property was such a good investment, why do many stop at one?  Unfortunately, most people simply buy the wrong property, buy emotively, sell quickly and never buy again, or stubbornly hold onto it hoping things…

6 risks property investors face & how to protect your property
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Investing in property has the ability to improve your fortune — but as a landlord, you also take on an important responsibility to provide safe accommodation.  It’s essential that you manage the following risks and hazards within the home to protect both your asset and its residents.  Property is an excellent source of passive income, which…

5 signs you should fire your property manager
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For any landlord with an investment property, your property manager should be your greatest asset. While it’s always possible to manage your own property, it can be so much smoother to have a professional do it for you.  They can help you find the best tenants, manage (and chase) rent collection, keep up-to date on…

Will Hayne blink? The problems with banks demand tough measures that neither they nor their regulators want
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With public hearings finished, insiders are making a last-ditch bid to either soften or sidetrack the final report of the banking royal commission, writes… Andrew Linden, RMIT University and Warren Staples, RMIT University As the final round of what the Twitterverse calls #BankingRC ended, two of Australia’s most highly respected business journalists sought to sum…

How do cars affect our property markets?
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Much is written about population growth and its positive impact on most things economic. But there is also sting in that tale. Despite the intelligentsia telling us the opposite, the number of vehicles per capita, is on the rise in Australia.  It is currently 776 vehicles per 1,000 bodies. It was 723 a decade ago and…

This week's CoreLogic Property Market update
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Preliminary results show 59.1 per cent of capital city homes sell as volumes increase. This week saw auction volumes increase across the combined capital cities, with 1,907 homes taken to auction returning a preliminary clearance rate of 59.1 per cent.   While the preliminary clearance rate shows a week-on-week improvement, it’s likely that as final results…

Have you ever wondered how property professionals do their research?  If you’re interested in finding properties that will outperform the market, this episode is for you. The most research many property investors do is finding a property that they already like, then looking for information that confirms their biases. However, sophisticated investors take a more…