News & Updates

Owning property in a managed complex – Beware

Time to get personal… (Following on from our article about buying in a managed complex, this article focuses on ownership of a property within a managed complex.) In 2004 I had left my last career and was starting our buyer’s agency business. While I was waiting for licensing and other things to get moving, I…
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Buying in a Managed Complex

What is a Manged Complex Buying and owning a property in a managed complex is more popular than ever before.  The words Body Corporate or Onsite Management once sent chills up the spines of many people, including investors. However, by choice or by necessity, managed complexes are now a more common property option and are…
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Try This Simple Strategy – Dollar Cost Averaging Your Mortgage

Dollar cost averaging (DCA) is an investment technique of buying a fixed dollar amount of a particular investment on a regular schedule, regardless of the share price. Do you consider your home loan on ‘special’ when it is a low rate? (www.investopedia.com/terms/d/dollarcostaveraging.asp) Stock market investors use Dollar Cost Averaging as a way to buy a…
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First Home Buyers, I just saved you $100,000 in 10 minutes

I get very agitated at the misinformation and bias in the property industry. Sure, most people start out in the property industry with good intentions. (Yes others do start out with the focus on making the most money possible, no matter what.) Few maintain that philosophy however. Or perhaps it is simply a fact that…
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115 NMR Renovation Complete

Take a look around and inside our small lot subdivision that has recently been finished. This property has come up a treat after the renovation and the two blocks have been leveled and ready for sale. If you want to know more about our projects or would like to be involved in a project yourself,…
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Video – New Property Handover Inspection

In this video we inspect a brand new property as part of the handover inspection. If you think you have a new property and don’t need a handover inspection, then this video might change your mind. A good property handover inspection is an important part of the check process for your builder. If you don’t…
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What is a Quantity Surveyor?

Investors Need a Tax Depreciation Report It’s tax time and for property investors it means getting everything in order for the previous year. A big part of this documentation process is the collation of expenses related to your investment property. While it might be relatively easy to keep a record of the bills and receipts…
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What is a Dual Key Property?

Over the past 10 years investors have been looking at property in regional mining towns or through the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS). What if you are not interested in Mining Towns or NRAS.. Have you thought about two incomes from one property to get the extra cash flow you need? Duplexes have long been…
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