Investment Properties

Where should I invest in the next 12 months?

Investors weighing up their opportunities would do well to look at this region, according to a prominent market commentator. But they need to act fast – with advice from a real-life investor indicating that the market is on the move already. Sydney and Melbourne investors looking to expand their portfolio or redirect funds from a recent property sale should look north of the border, according to Right Property Group director Victor Kumar. Mr Kumar made the comments in light of recent predictions that real estate prices in Sydney’s outer-west are due for a decline – speculating on where investors looking […]

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What does 2016 have in store for property investors?

There has been a lot of negative sentiment in the market for the past 12-18 months. I believe that 2016 is the year that these sentiments will begin to change. Interest rates are the lowest they have ever been, and I expect that they will continue to remain low throughout the year, with the possibility of one further RBA rate reduction being issued. These factors indicate a relatively stable year, and while we have seen some minor price corrections, a more ‘normal’ market is expected in the year ahead. This creates a fantastic opportunity to buy. Another example of an increase […]

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Brisbane to be the star performer in 2016

May all of your New Year`s resolutions and your goals come to fruition.  After a top 2015, the sales actively experienced in our first week is indicating that this year in Brisbane will be even stronger than 2015. We have already made a number of sales and the activity is already picking up. Selectively this year, we will have an expanding product range to include townhouses, apartments and single contract houses — all suitable for SMSFs and some with rent guarantees.  RP data has tipped Brisbane to be the star performer in 2016, with rental yields much higher than Sydney […]

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How to navigate the property clock

How to navigate the property clock

People that are to venture into investing in property should understand how the property clock works. The purpose of the property clock is to indicate with some regularity and dependability, what times and regions are currently favorable for investing in property during the property cycle. By Grant Muddle The more astute investors understand that there are many property cycles that effect different types of assets and run for different lengths of time as well. It’s important for investors to understand where individual properties fall on the property cycle and which micro events have the most impact on the cycle. Aside […]

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Have a little patience: Investing in a mining town requires a long-term mindset

Have a little patience: Investing in a mining town requires a long-term mindset

Planning and patience are the two things missing when most property investors go into action. The herd mentality drives most decision-making among investors, rather than clear objectives and a coherent plan.Then, when something goes wrong in the market, investors start to panic. One sure way to mess up the results of property investment is to buy badly. Many of the people piling into Sydney markets at the moment are doing that. And the surest way to complete the cycle of bad investment decisions to sell badly as well. Too many investors, driven by the herd mentality, buy at the peak […]

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