THESE BLOG ARTICLES WILL HELP THOSE LOOKING AT BUYING AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY IN BRISBANE

If you are a property investor, or if you are in the process of buying an investment property in Brisbane, these articles will provide a wealth of information to get you started.  

 

Property Advice – 5 Sources You Should NOT Rely on

Property Advice – 5 Sources You Should NOT Rely on

As a Qualified Property Investment Advisor, it always amazes me how much information people think they know and understand about property. Yet time and time again when I’m speaking with people, I realize that it is everything that they don’t know that is the biggest...

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Depreciation – Everything You Need to Know

Depreciation – Everything You Need to Know

Depreciation by Mike Mortlock of MCG Quantity Surveyors     From a property investment purchasing point of view, tax depreciation should be low on your priority list. However, from a cashflow point of view, there’s not much challenging it on the podium!...

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Why is Unimproved Land Value Important?

Why is Unimproved Land Value Important?

You have probably heard the term unimproved land value a few times now but are not sure what it means or why it is important.  In this article, we are going to explore everything there is to know about unimproved land values and how you can use this to your advantage...

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4 Risks Associated with Buying a Unit in Brisbane

4 Risks Associated with Buying a Unit in Brisbane

It’s a popular debate... is buying a unit in Brisbane a good investment?  There is a lot of discussion around this topic, but it is important to highlight that it can be a mistake if an investor has not done their research and due diligence. Buying a unit in Brisbane...

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Different Types of Splitter Blocks in Brisbane

Different Types of Splitter Blocks in Brisbane

In this article I am going to outline for you the two types of properties in Brisbane where an existing home can be removed from a site and two new homes can be create from the one original block.  One of these types of properties requires a subdivision, whereas...

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7 Steps – Where to Buy an Investment Property

7 Steps – Where to Buy an Investment Property

Australia is a very big country, so it may be daunting to begin the process of understanding where to buy an investment property and where the right location to invest in property might be. But it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. With a few handy hints and a defined...

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Why a Tax Depreciation Schedule is Beneficial

Why a Tax Depreciation Schedule is Beneficial

Many property investors fail to understand the value that a Tax Depreciation Schedule can add to an investment strategy.  This article will explore why property investors should consider if a tax depreciation schedule will be of benefit to them and what advantages a...

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The Brisbane Suburbs At Risk due to COVID-19

The Brisbane Suburbs At Risk due to COVID-19

With National News Headlines stating CBD’s have been hit hard by Covid-19 lockdowns, with rental vacancies surging, I thought it would be an interesting exercise to dive deeper into the data for Brisbane to investigate the Brisbane suburbs at risk due to Covid-19. The...

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How to Invest in Property during COVID-19

How to Invest in Property during COVID-19

For many people, thinking about their long term future may be difficult when the short term outlook can appear so bleak.  Yes the impact of COVID-19 is changing so much about the way we live and work, but for those who are able to focus beyond this pandemic to “the...

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Be Cautious When Relying Solely on Property Data

Be Cautious When Relying Solely on Property Data

Property Data is relied upon by many Investors and Property Advisors to make informed decisions about where to invest for maximum benefits.  However, there are definitely some precautions that need to be considered when relying on Property Data.  Having completed a...

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4 Tips on Property Investment Diversification

4 Tips on Property Investment Diversification

Asset diversification is a risk minimisation strategy that is recommended for investors to ride out the ups and downs of different markets. It applies to all asset classes – including property. This article will explain how property investors can diversify their...

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Using Equity to Purchase another Property

Using Equity to Purchase another Property

A question I often get asked is how can do I go about using equity to purchase another property? Often people don’t think they can afford to buy an investment property because they have not saved enough cash for a deposit.  This article will explain the process...

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9 Property Due Diligence Checks Before You Buy

9 Property Due Diligence Checks Before You Buy

Access to property information has become more freely available now that the internet age is upon us, but despite this increased level of accessibility, many property buyers fail to complete the necessary property due diligence checks before committing to a property...

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5 Traps to be aware of when Buying New Property

5 Traps to be aware of when Buying New Property

AS PUBLISHED IN MONEY MAGAZINE  - MAY 2019 pg 56 There are so many brand-new designer homes now selling around Australia and let’s face it, for many of us, the thought of living in a property that has not been lived in by others, or being able to personalize the...

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8 Mistakes Property Investors Make

8 Mistakes Property Investors Make

AS PUBLISHED IN KEEPING IT REAL ESTATE - EDITION 1 (CLICK HERE)  Property investing, like any investment strategy, should be planned and executed in a structured way so that an Investor achieves the results that they are after. Unfortunately, however, things often go...

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Purchasing Brand New Property Can Be Risky

Purchasing Brand New Property Can Be Risky

AS PUBLISHED IN YOUR INVESTMENT PROPERTY MAGAZINE (CLICK HERE) Investors might be attracted to purchasing brand new property because of government-initiated incentives, but it’s a decision that can have consequences, said a buyer's agent in Brisbane. "There are...

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Negative Gearing vs Positive Gearing

Negative Gearing vs Positive Gearing

AS PUBLISHED IN BUILD IN COMMON - TILT MARCH 2019  (CLICK HERE)   There are two main types of property investors, and their different strategies at the time of purchasing an investment, usually results in the debate arising: negative gearing vs positive gearing. ...

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Sophisticated Property Investment Strategies

Sophisticated Property Investment Strategies

AS PUBLISHED IN AUSTRALIAN PROPERTY INVESTOR MAGAZINE (click here)     Property investment can mean different things to different people. For many investors, purchasing a property, renting it out long term and generating an income from it through rental...

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How to Manufacture Equity in Property

How to Manufacture Equity in Property

AS PUBLISHED IN AUSTRALIAN PROPERTY INVESTOR MAGAZINE (click here)     The one unique thing about property as an investment class, when compared with other types of assets, is that you have the ability to manufacture equity in property, and therefore, add...

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What Causes Real Estate to Rise in Value?

What Causes Real Estate to Rise in Value?

A lot of people we have worked with up until now have not been certain in their response when we have asked them, “What causes Real Estate to rise in value?”  It is surprising, because this is fundamental to property investment success.  Therefore, I wanted to address...

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