The crucial property market research you can’t afford to screw up

With buyer competition still running high despite the slowing market, make sure you avoid the temptation of skipping this important property market research step if you want to succeed as an investor. John Lindeman, researcher and educator with 7 steps 2 Success property market education program explains. Continue reading “The crucial property market research you can’t afford to screw up”

Property market forecast: Who should you trust?

Like them or loathe them, there’s no getting away from property market forecasters and prognosticators. But whose property market forecast should you trust? Continue reading “Property market forecast: Who should you trust?”

13 surprisingly simple yet powerful strategies to deal with the APRA crackdown

How do you navigate the tighter lending conditions Post-APRA crackdown? These simple yet powerful tips from Australia’s leading finance experts might help. Continue reading “13 surprisingly simple yet powerful strategies to deal with the APRA crackdown”

Property education isn’t overrated. Don’t skip it if you want to succeed

Some experts say that property education can be a curse when starting out as an investor. 

Because of the sheer amount of information, you could easily get lost and overwhelmed.

They argue that rather than make you confident, too much information could make you even more confused than when you started.

They say that getting thoroughly educated would divert you from your main goal and you could get bogged down with the unimportant details.

Getting educated can cause analysis paralysis that could cause you to miss out on the opportunities at hand according to these experts.

But before you’re tempted to forgo learning about property investment, ask yourself this. Continue reading “Property education isn’t overrated. Don’t skip it if you want to succeed”

How to deal with the new investor lending landscape post-APRA clamp down

Like it or not, it’s harder to build a property portfolio you can retire on these days. So how do you navigate the tighter investor lending landscape? Continue reading “How to deal with the new investor lending landscape post-APRA clamp down”

Feeling squeezed and confused by the recent lending changes? These tips and insights might help

If you’ve been feeling a little lost amid the ever-changing lending policies, take heart. You’re not alone. And you’re not without options. There are finance strategies to help you deal with tighter lending policies by the banks. Continue reading “Feeling squeezed and confused by the recent lending changes? These tips and insights might help”

Think like a homebuyer and save $15,000?

Thinking like a homebuyer when buying your first investment property could save you a lot of cash. Continue reading “Think like a homebuyer and save $15,000?”

4 counterintuitive strategies you may want to consider now

Sometimes the smartest thing to do is to go against the grain and explore some counterintuitive strategies if you want to hedge your bets during a downturn. Continue reading “4 counterintuitive strategies you may want to consider now”

From bust to boom: US housing markets hit new peak since the 2007 bubble

While you’re too preoccupied with Sydney’s skyrocketing property prices, the US real estate markets are bouncing back in a big way. Continue reading “From bust to boom: US housing markets hit new peak since the 2007 bubble”

For those who are tired of avocado talk…Here’s a better topic to discuss

Like you, I have my own opinion about the now viral advice by a property mogul about giving up your avocado on toast and coffee if you want to buy your own home.

Quite frankly, I’ve had enough of it. So let’s focus on the things that matter. Continue reading “For those who are tired of avocado talk…Here’s a better topic to discuss”