NEWS AND EVENTS

Our take on current property investment news, developments and lifestyle in Australia

The Crane Factor – how to read it

The Crane Factor – how to read it

Residential construction falls in Sydney, but Melbourne booms – AFR, 28 March 2019. Apartment building has dropped to its lowest level in four years in Sydney, the country’s biggest builder of units, even as infrastructure and commercial work expands to keep overall construction activity at an unprecedented high level, RLB’s latest count of cranes across the […]

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What makes an UNSUCCESSFUL property investor?

What makes an UNSUCCESSFUL property investor?

Successful investors understand, and accept, that there will be roadblocks and challenges along the way.  It happens.  They’re not afraid of it.  They arm themselves with the power of knowledge.  They pivot.  They ask questions.  They learn from the experience of others.  And move rapidly towards their end goal.  Success! Now, I think it’s pretty […]

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Where to develop – finding the RIGHT property in the RIGHT suburb

Where to develop – finding the RIGHT property in the RIGHT suburb

Today I wanted to cover identifying potential development suburbs and development sites. In our latest development, we chose the Central Coast suburb of Long Jetty for a number of key reasons. Firstly, my wife Amy has grown up in the area and spent her whole life living and understanding the area and the people in it. That was really crucial to us […]

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12 Common investment mistakes – and how to avoid them

12 Common investment mistakes – and how to avoid them

As a new (or even seasoned) property investor the whole investment process can be overwhelming.  Without the proper preparation and homework things can go downhill…fast. With over 20 years of property investing experience I’ve seen just about every mistake a property investor can make.  Some big, some small.  But with every mistake has come significant […]

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Top 5 Australian Property Hotspots and Notspots for 2019

Top 5 Australian Property Hotspots and Notspots for 2019

To buy or not to buy?  The question every keen property investor wants to know.  What are the House (not units or apartments) Hotspots and Notspots for 2019?  So I’ll get straight into it…here are my top five to either pounce on or avoid around the country; NOTSPOTS Darwin Already experienced considerable growth a few […]

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