It’s common knowledge that the value of property grows overtime. It doesn’t grow consistently or uniformly, but overall, property prices generally increase. But how are investors to act in the current market, if they wish to grow their wealth in the safest possible way? Today I’d like to look back at property prices to help
We all like to believe that we’re experts in our fields. I’ve been in property for many decades and this has given me an expertise and knowledge I didn’t have when I first started out. I’ve seen property cycles peak and cool and watched as property spruikers encouraged people to buy into volatile regional hot
I know that many property investors are a little intimidated by the thought of bidding at a property auction. I can understand why – auctions are an emotional and exciting event. Even after bidding at hundreds and hundreds of auctions I must admit I still get that surge of adrenaline every time I bid. Then
The RBA has found that new property owners are more financially secure than renters. And they recently released a 44-page report confirming this. Now I guess they haven’t been reading blog Property Update blog — I could have saved them a lot of time and trouble doing this research! However, they have concluded that young Australians
Financial success or independence may be a goal for many Australians, but few actually achieve it. Why is that? To start off with, many people don’t understand the financial basics that can help them move them from being a wage-earner for 45 years of their lives to retiring many years earlier – if they choose too.
If you think that property investment expenses end once you buy a property, you’re wrong! Investing in property requires an ongoing input of cash – and sometimes it’s when you least expect it. Don’t get me wrong: investment grade property will also deliver more than enough capital growth to make up for the expenses along
When I first started investing people had a personal relationship with their bank managers, but things have changed significantly over the last few decades. The fact is when you go into a bank, you are on your own when it comes to your own financial interests. Everyone may be friendly and eager to help when you walk