A Ticking Time Bomb

We expect our landlord insurance to cover us whenever anything goes wrong with our investment. However, some insurance providers offer far more security than others – and some fail to cover even the most basic tenant [Read entire story]

ACT Excerpt from the 2017 July Market report

Canberra’s rising prices could be affecting affordability as low supply becomes every buyer’s worst enemy [Read entire story]

NT Excerpt from the 2017 July Market report

Despite the capital’s ongoing decline, sales volumes are increasing as renovators start taking a crack at Darwin [Read entire story]

Top Tax Issues When Subdividing Or Buying New Property

Investing in new property can seem like a daunting and risky prospect, while the development of existing property can turn out to be more complicated than just profiting off  an unused bit of land. Eddie Chung clarifies [Read entire story]

First-home buyers looking for bargains abroad

For less than $100,000, a savvy Aussie was able to snag a three-bedroom home in the Japanese countryside [Read entire story]

More rental homes should be pet-friendly

Queensland needs more landlords who recognise the benefits of allowing pets in their rental properties, says a landlord insurance specialist [Read entire story]

Renovated Queenslander Delivers $300K Profit

With a background as a fashion designer and a globetrotting fashion buyer, Natalie Winter knows a thing or two about good presentation. When she turned her eagle eye away from fashion and towards property, she quickly [Read entire story]

ACT Excerpt from the 2017 June Market report

Tight vacancy rates and high demand raise prices [Read entire story]

WA Excerpt from the 2017 June Market report

There’s potential for investors willing to play the waiting game [Read entire story]

Good things in small packages: The Great Granny Flat Comeback

They’re modern and compact, cost little to build and earn excellent yields, and they can be popped onto a property you already own. It’s no wonder investors are bringing the humble granny flat back into vogue. [Read entire story]

Granny Flat adds $21,000 to Rental Income

Record-high prices and mediocre yields in metropolitan Sydney have created a large cash flow gap for investors to fill. However, property investor Zack Raad has been able to almost double the rental return on his [Read entire story]

Hundreds of foreign investors must pay ATO $2.7m in fines

The fines resulted from breaches, including failure to get Foreign Investment Review Board approval before buying property [Read entire story]

Two major retailers join Northpoint redevelopment

Due for completion in 2018, the revamped Northpoint Tower is slated to become a major hub in the North Sydney area [Read entire story]

From Shabby to Chic in $4,000

When faced with finding a tenant in Perth’s tough tenancy market, investor Pat Cheah decided a renovation was in order. She put her tight budget to good use and transformed her two-bedroom apartment in Dianella from [Read entire story]

Your Guide To Confusing Tax Deductions

Though information sharing is a cornerstone of the digital age, it can also lead to misconceptions being perpetuated – especially when it comes to tax. Eddie Chung sheds some light on two of the most commonly [Read entire story]

WA Excerpt from the 2017 April Market report

Economic and developmental issues prevent the capital’s recovery [Read entire story]

ACT Excerpt from the 2017 April Market report

Canberra’s inner-city property market continues to deliver [Read entire story]

WA Excerpt from the 2017 March Market report

First home buyers capitalise on affordable properties [Read entire story]

ACT Excerpt from the 2017 March Market report

Improved conditions see more capital gains in the housing market [Read entire story]

Property professionals “very optimistic” about 2017

Expect growth and healthy returns despite potential setbacks and market uncertainties [Read entire story]

Aussies expect housing affordability to deteriorate

The rising cost of housing in the capital cities is eroding business confidence and consumer spending in these areas [Read entire story]

Hot Buying Trends for 2017

The year 2016 will be remembered for widely diverse real estate trends throughout Australia. Now, investors want to know: what buying trends will drive the market forward in 2017? Rich Harvey from Propertybuyer shares [Read entire story]

Finding the Next Big Boom Town – Before Anyone Else

The word ‘research’ is thrown around a lot in the property investment field. But what do true researchers look for when they investigate whether a suburb or region is primed for growth? Todd Hunter from wHeregroup shares [Read entire story]

The 8K Unit Reno To Rule Them All

The key to securing top dollar for your property is a smart and simple renovation, according to David Kaity, who transformed an entire apartment for just over $8,000. [Read entire story]

WA Excerpt from the 2017 February Market report

Prices fell over the September 2016 quarter, plunging Perth to its lowest point since 2013 [Read entire story]

ACT Excerpt from the 2017 February Market report

Economic stability strengthens the property market across Canberra [Read entire story]

Planning reforms aim to boost NSW’s housing supply

New red tape-busting planning reforms have been released by the NSW government. These planning reforms aim to make the planning system more efficient. [Read entire story]

New Sydney Metro line approved but urban renewal lags behind

While the planning approval of the Sydney Metro from Chatswood to Sydenham spells good news for commuters, urban development is lagging behind [Read entire story]

The insider’s guide to choosing a good accountant

How do you find a qualified, competent tax expert to help you maximise your property portfolio? Eddie Chung shares his tips for finding a trusted advisor who can help you weather the ups and downs of your property [Read entire story]

4 Renovation tips to drive six-figure profits

Property developer and renovator Jo Chivers has turned her hand to dozens of real estate projects, both personally and on behalf of her clients. She shares her top four tips for a profile renovation when transforming an [Read entire story]

SA Excerpt from the 2017 January Market report

South Australia’s upswing continues as property values increase, both in the metro area and regionally. [Read entire story]

NSW Excerpt from the 2017 January Market report

An increase in population sparks demand, prompting prices to skyrocket [Read entire story]

A summary of the 2016 housing market

According to CoreLogic’s Tim Lawless, the words that best describe the 2016 Australian housing market are “diverse” and “complex” [Read entire story]

Christmas can leave landlords thousands of dollars out of pocket

While the holiday season is meant for gift giving and celebrating with family and friends, it’s also a season that leaves many landlords thousands of dollars out of pocket [Read entire story]