Auction win/win

  66.1% sell nationally Volumes rise All smaller markets improve on last year This week, as auction volumes increased across the combined capital cities, so too did the clearance rate.  There were 1,262 homes scheduled for auction this week returning a preliminary auction clearance rate of 66.1%. Both Melbourne and Sydney’s preliminary clearance rate came in above the mid 60% mark this week. There were … Continue reading Auction win/win

Devil in the Detail + Fundamentals tell the Real Story

The Home Builder scheme announced in early June is intended to boost activity in the construction sector. Dwelling construction is expected to see a lagged decline in activity off the back of COVID-19, as the recently recovering trend in dwelling approvals began to slip in April, led by a decline in unit approvals.  However, the $25,000 incentive for building a new home, or renovating an … Continue reading Devil in the Detail + Fundamentals tell the Real Story

A Beautiful Brick Home In A Quiet Cul-de-sac

This beautifully designed large family home is located in a peaceful cul-de-sac just 5 minutes to Ferny Grove train. A home that provides all the options for a modern lifestyle in the much sought-after Patricks Rd school catchment. If you need room for the kids, space for the bikes, jet ski, or any of the above this 425 sq.m home is loaded with possibilities. The … Continue reading A Beautiful Brick Home In A Quiet Cul-de-sac

When A Nightmare Moves In

Property investing can be an excellent way to create a passive income, especially in areas where supply is tight and demand is high. However, it’s not an undertaking that comes without risk. As a landlord, one of the biggest risks you face is a dodgy tenant who doesn’t do the right thing by you or your property. Terrible tenants are everywhere, and no landlord is … Continue reading When A Nightmare Moves In

Your Roadmap To Financial Freedom

When building a property portfolio, your average investor tends to drift slowly in the right direction according to what they feel is realistic at any given time.  However, a more focussed approach is necessary in order to achieve the best results. When I meet with a new investor, one of the first questions I invariably ask is  ‘What kind of financial result are you hoping … Continue reading Your Roadmap To Financial Freedom

Transforming Lives, One Home At A Time

When Corina Sell signed the contract to purchase her first property in Melbourne’s Notting Hill shortly after her birthday in 2013, she had no idea the market would reward her so quickly. “I ended up buying a house for $565,000, and at the time I was freaked out that I was spending more than half a million dollars on a house. But the day after … Continue reading Transforming Lives, One Home At A Time

Investor Of The Year Awards 2019: Secrets Revealed

This year we celebrate more than a decade of searching for incredible stories of property inspiration and success. Our annual property investment awards program continues to up the ante. Every year it attracts a diverse and inspiring group of investors, who share their stories of property success from all across Australia. Designed to help us find Australia’s leading property investors and celebrate their success at … Continue reading Investor Of The Year Awards 2019: Secrets Revealed

Property Profits Fund Life's Unexpected Twists

From a young age Sara Crawford was interested in property, and the lure of moving out of home and being independent from her parents provided the first pull towards real estate. “I would spend hours absorbing the classifieds. As I was a struggling student, money was tight and it was [difficult] to comprehend that the bulk of my pay would be handed over in rent, … Continue reading Property Profits Fund Life's Unexpected Twists

Annual Top 100 Suburbs

If you bought property in most parts of Sydney or Melbourne half a decade ago, you will have made a pretty penny. It was almost impossible to lose money in these markets in 2015 and 2016; the gains just kept coming, and coming, and coming. Six-figure profits abounded for investors during this time. And while those boom conditions are over, there are still plenty of … Continue reading Annual Top 100 Suburbs

New Year, New Plans: Your Strategy For 2019

It’s time to undertake the annual ritual of stepping back and looking at the year that was, and deciding how best to plan for the future. This year has been particularly eventful for property investors, and most people welcome a break to reflect on the state of their portfolio. After several years of outstanding growth, the real estate boom in Sydney and Melbourne has peaked … Continue reading New Year, New Plans: Your Strategy For 2019