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The great debate: Shares or property?

The great debate: Shares or property?

For as long as both have been in existence, Australians have argued for and against shares or property holding the leading spot for the best investment. But the reality is, they’re both good – but for different things. So what really leads to financial freedom? Let us try and convince you…   Stability To have […]

Understanding Stamp Duty

Understanding Stamp Duty

We all know stamp duty exists, but exactly what it is or why it exists is often lost in translation. So we’re going to go back to the basics today and lay down everything you need to know about stamp duty.   What is stamp duty?  Stamp duty is a tax paid to a state […]

A new way to think about investment property value

A new way to think about investment property value

When it comes to buying an investment property, it’s safe to assume (we sure do hope!) that you all do your due diligence before deciding to purchase. You consider the median sale price of the area, comparable properties on the market, historical value trends, recent sale data and you might look into some professional or […]

Understanding property valuations

Understanding property valuations

Property valuations are one of the trickier parts of investment. We know they exist and we know they’re important – but why? To the unexperienced, it seems as though they could be subjective and each person could perceive a property’s worth differently, but in Australia there are very strict regulations on not only how to […]

Every property investor needs one of these

Every property investor needs one of these

On the whole, Australian’s aren’t great at saving money. It’s why investment platforms like shares, property and term deposits have been so successful – because they prevent us from doing what we’re good at… spending. In September 2016, Australians were saving just 8% of their income, down on the 11.8% they were saving after the […]

Why work with a Buyers Agent?

Why work with a Buyers Agent?

One of the services we offer our clients is a Buyers Agency. While about 63% of property owners engage a Buyer Agent to purchase property on their behalf in the United States, we aren’t using them that often in Australia – but we should be. Buyers Agents present some really valuable advantaged to property buyers […]

Two income streams from one residential property? You read that right!

Two income streams from one residential property? You read that right!

Does the idea of receiving two income streams from one single investment property seem a little far fetch? Well, it is a very real thing that E-Fishient Property Solutions Managing Director, Ryan Fisher, says smart investors are starting to do more and more frequently. You see it comes down to the type of investment property […]

Five reasons to invest in new property, not old

Five reasons to invest in new property, not old

When looking for an investment property, a question so many people have to ask themselves is should I be investing in new property or old property? The two types of property are both in abundance across the South-East Queensland residential real estate market right now, so it’s a difficult decision to make. However, there are […]