How to ride the cycles like a savvy investor

There is a breed of savvy investors spending up big on property. What’s their secret? Do they have a magic ball? The answer is no, they simply know how to read the property cycle better than most and aim to invest at [Read entire story]

Couple who blew up investment property sentenced to jail

They’d devised the harebrained scheme to collect insurance money [Read entire story]

State-by-state guide to evicting your tenants – legally

Every landlord will eventually face a situation in which they need to evict a tenant. If you want your tenant to move on earlier than planned, however, there are certain rules you must follow before showing them the [Read entire story]

Death & Property: Protecting your assests

Video interview with the owner of Consult Solicitors in Melbourne, Daniel Hirsh who shared with us his thoughts about the significance of having adequate succession plan, what goes in it and the consequences involved. As [Read entire story]

Boosting the supply of affordable housing in NSW

Inclusionary planning tools can ensure the steady supply of affordable homes in the state [Read entire story]

Auction Insider: Trade War looms

09/04/2018: In this week’s episode, Brisbane unit vacancies fall. What happens if there is a trade war? An interest rate drop is more likely than not. [Read entire story]

ACT Excerpt from the 2018 April Market report

The capital is not expected to slow, but despite a strong performance by the house market, unit oversupply is limiting overall growth [Read entire story]

NSW Excerpt from the 2018 April Market report

As property prices continue to plummet, the city loses its crown as Australia’s top market [Read entire story]

Most advantaged and disadvantaged LGAs

The most advantaged are clustered around the Northern and Eastern areas of Sydney Harbour and coastal Perth [Read entire story]

Property start-up announces new partnership

In the coming months, a new tool is set to launch that will furnish Victorian property owners with useful updates [Read entire story]

QLD Excerpt from the 2018 March Market report

The completion of development projects is expected to introduce much new supply into Queensland, causing vacancies to rise [Read entire story]

SA Excerpt from the 2018 March Market report

Pockets of growth sustain strong demand that is balancing supply, inspiring positive growth and keeping rents steady [Read entire story]

Call for tougher licensing of buyer’s agents

The industry desperately needs more highly qualified buyer’s agents, according to REBAA [Read entire story]

Chinese investment in commercial property wanes

In contrast, investment from Hong Kong rose by 20% last year [Read entire story]

Death & Property: Protecting your assests

Video interview with the owner of Consult Solicitors in Melbourne, Daniel Hirsh who shared with us his thoughts about the significance of having adequate succession plan, what goes in it and the consequences involved. As [Read entire story]

What is LocationScore?

Location Score is the quickest and simplest way to decide where to buy profitable property all over Australia! [Read entire story]

Sydneysiders need to work together to plan growth

The Harbour City will need 725,000 more homes by 2036, according to the Property Council of Australia [Read entire story]

Home values rise in QLD’s coastal markets

Many cashed-up buyers from Sydney and Melbourne are buying real estate in the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast [Read entire story]

TAS Excerpt from the 2018 February Market report

Hobart has maintained its streak as the strongest capital city in Australia in terms of price growth [Read entire story]

SA Excerpt from the 2018 February Market report

Flat prices in the outer ring and a solid performance by premium suburbs define Adelaide’s divided market [Read entire story]

Mr Independent

Hosking Richards pursues an active lifestyle. He completed the Kokoda trail in Papua New Guinea in September 2017. [Read entire story]

7 unexpected expenses investors must prepare for

For a property investor, an investment doesn’t end with the purchase itself. Ongoing ownership costs can quickly add up, and you can be caught out financially if expenses arise and you’re not prepared. Jacqueline So [Read entire story]

Yields from property investment begin to tighten

An absolute return of up to 10% per annum is unlikely over the next three to five years, according to a new report from Atchison Consultants [Read entire story]

BIS: Household debt threatens financial stability

High household debt, including mortgage debt, can make the economy more vulnerable to disruptions, warns the Bank for International Settlements [Read entire story]

Beware of Rent To Buy schemes

VIDEO: Peter Koulizos walks us through the pros and cons for both the buyer and the seller. The good news is that he does have a solution for those wanting to buy! [Read entire story]

National Housing Market Update | Nov 2017

VIDEO: Latest Housing Market Update for Australia. The housing and economic data is derived from the CoreLogic Hedonic Home Value Index for the month of October, released 12th November 2017. [Read entire story]

More signs of stability in the Perth property market

Preliminary September quarterly data indicated growth or improved stability across key market indicators, according to REIWA [Read entire story]

QLD rentals should have smoke alarms in bedrooms

All existing rental properties need to comply with the latest smoke alarm legislation by January 1, 2022 [Read entire story]

When cash flow hurts

Properties that generate a high cash flow are in significant demand. However, investors may fail to consider the downsides of positive cash flow investments – yes, they do exist – which can turn a cash flow gold mine [Read entire story]

The Great Unoccupancy Rate

Looking at a suburb’s historical capital growth rate gives investors a good indication of how it performed in the past. But you need more data than that to pinpoint the growth superstars of the future – which is where [Read entire story]

WA Excerpt from the 2017 November Market report

Positivity peeks into the Perth market, but a lack of stability stays experts’ optimism with regard to long-term growth [Read entire story]

ACT Excerpt from the 2017 November Market report

Government activity and rental demand keep Canberra on a high despite decentralisation concerns and rising prices [Read entire story]

RBA about to turn up the heat

Despite affordability issues and market uncertainity, word on the street is the RBA is going to get tougher. [Read entire story]

Special Report: High-Growth Suburbs in Australia

In the latest Your Investment Property magazine, the special feature report details the Top 15 growth suburbs in every state of Australia. To help understand how best to use this information, Kevin catches up with Kylie [Read entire story]