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”

Underrated cosmetic renos you might be ignoring when selling your property

If you’re looking to sell your property this summer, you may want to consider these easy, simple tricks to maximise your selling price.

When is the best time to sell your property? Is it during winter when there is lesser competition or at springtime when market activity is at its peak? Continue reading “Underrated cosmetic renos you might be ignoring when selling your property”

Beginner investor strategy: 3 ways to fail-proof your property investment

While building a property portfolio is exciting, it can also be a little scary.  But as Marissa Schulze explains, you can overcome these initial fears and reduce your risks if you have the right strategy at the outset

Starting out something as massive such as property investing can be frightening and overwhelming without the right strategy. Continue reading “Beginner investor strategy: 3 ways to fail-proof your property investment”

13 ways to start powerfully as a beginner property investor

Succeeding as a property investor begins well before you buy your first property.

There is some prep work you need to do to ensure that your first foray will set you up strongly so you can continue to grow your portfolio. Continue reading “13 ways to start powerfully as a beginner property investor”

Who should sell your property? Top tips for choosing the right real estate agent

Getting top price for your property when you sell starts with picking the right agent to help you. Property professor and author Peter Koulizos reveals his top tips for choosing the best person for the job.

As the saying goes, some things are worth paying for. And unless you have extensive experience in the area of selling property, enlisting the services of a real estate agent is one of them. Continue reading “Who should sell your property? Top tips for choosing the right real estate agent”

Investing in property as a baby boomer? No, it’s NOT too late to get started. Just beware of the traps

Think it’s too late to get into the property market when you’re over 50? No, it’s never too late to start investing. It’s more challenging, but you can still succeed if you follow the rules.

Just because you’re pushing 50 or well into it already doesn’t mean you should give up hope of building a property portfolio you can retire on.

While there are obvious challenges such as the shorter time in the market as well as potential difficulty in accessing finance, you can still succeed as an investor even if you started late according to our experts. Continue reading “Investing in property as a baby boomer? No, it’s NOT too late to get started. Just beware of the traps”

Micro vs Macro vs Big Data: Which is best at predicting future capital growth?

When researching the property market, are you better off looking at micro-indicators or taking a big picture approach? Can you rely on big data to gauge an area’s potential?

With so much property data available for investors nowadays, it can be confusing to figure out how you should focus your research.

Are you better off looking at a smaller geographical area or taking a big picture approach? Should you just rely on big data? Continue reading “Micro vs Macro vs Big Data: Which is best at predicting future capital growth?”

Research strategy: How long should you look for a property?

While doing extensive research helps ensure that you understand the market you’re buying into, it can also lead to analysis paralysis and missed opportunities. So, what’s the research sweet spot?

When it comes to research, how much is enough? It depends whom you ask. Continue reading “Research strategy: How long should you look for a property?”