Compare Listings

15 Ways Wealthy People Think Differently

15 Ways Wealthy People Think Differently

The wealthy think differently to the average person according to Steve Siebold, the author of ‘How Rich People Think’. Successful investment portfolios have a lot in common with unforgettable novels and great fitting bras: They’ve got to have structure. It is clear that successful property investors think differently to the average investor and the 15 […]

The 6 Most Important Life Lessons of a Property Investor

The 6 Most Important Life Lessons of a Property Investor

You’ve read the books, magazines and reports. You’ve been religiously checking realestate.com.au for properties. You’ve been in contact with numerous builders, realestate agents, buyers agents and developers, but yet when the push comes to shove, you stop! You’re not alone. In fact less than 6% of Australians, or roughly 1.3 million people own an investment […]

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 […]

How to manage property investment risk

How to manage property investment risk

We often meet people at our events (to learn about the next one – our last for the year – click here) who are thinking of property investment but are scared of the risk. When we ask what risks are they actually most concerned about, they tell us a myriad of reasons. The thing is, […]

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 […]