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7 Steps to Buying an Investment Property: Your Compact Guide

April 5, 2019

Investment Property

An investment property is a great way to get on the property ladder or to start your investment portfolio. These steps outline what you can expect when purchasing a property: 1. Deposit Save for your deposit as soon as you can. Depending on the loan and lender you decide to go with you will need […]

Principles of Residential Property Investment

March 21, 2019

Investment Property

Our three key principles will help guide you when buying an investment property. Keep reading to find out what they are! Case study – Cheltenham One of our staff members invested in a unit in Cheltenham, Victoria back in May 2016, built by Steller. The property was completed in the third quarter of 2017 and […]

Real Estate Investing: 5 Key Considerations

March 1, 2019

Investment Property

Real estate investing can bring great returns, especially if you buy the right properties with a high growth yield and have a good long-term strategy in place. Residential property as asset class increases in value over time and that combined with high leveraging against its value means its terms are magnified.   Here are 5 […]

Work Partner Series: 7 Financial Planner

January 22, 2019

Investment Property Work Partner Series

Tony Chiu is the Principal Certified Financial Planner at Benton Asset Management, based in Chatswood, Sydney. It was our accountant who originally introduced us more than 3 years ago. Since then both we and our clients have benefited from his balanced philosophy that enjoyment of life is just as important as preparing for a positive […]

Work Partner Series: 5 Accountant Sydney

December 21, 2018

Investment Property Work Partner Series

The fifth article in our work partner series looks at the role of an accountant when buying or selling a property. Why Work with an Accountant When Buying a Property? You may wish to use an accountant to get a better understanding of: Your current financial situation What you need to do to be able […]

Work Partner Series: 2. Property Conveyancing Melbourne

November 30, 2018

Investment Property Work Partner Series

The second part of our Work Partner Series: Property Conveyancing. Property conveyancing involves the transfer of a property title from one person to another. This is a key part of the property buying process and either a solicitor or conveyancer can fulfill this need. Melbourne Property Conveyancing Partner Desmond Khoo from Rennick & Gaynor Solicitors […]

14 Things to Consider When Buying a Home

November 6, 2018

Home Buying Investment Property

Buying a Home Buying a new home is a very exciting time and there are many things to consider when choosing which property to buy. Here we’ve put together a list of 14 things you may want to consider when buying a home. 1. Property Location Property location is one of the most important points […]

Should I Use a Property Management Company for My Rental?

October 25, 2018

Investment Property Property Management

Whether to use a property management company for your property comes down to individual circumstances. Factors including: How busy your life is Your location Your experience Whether you are actually willing and able to do the work yourself can all come into play. Proximity to the Property Are you close enough to arrange inspections, carry […]

Sydney Property Market 2018 - Tips in a Cooling Market

September 27, 2018

Home Buying Investment Property Property Development Property Market

One of the big talking points in the media this year is the cooling of the Sydney Property Market. Read on to find out why we are in the current climate and what opportunities exist for sellers, buyers, developers and agents. Why Has the Sydney Property Market Cooled? Why Are We Seeing a Decline? The […]

How to Find the Right Property Manager: 5 Practical Tips

September 19, 2018

Investment Property Property Management

Entrusting your property to someone else means doing thorough research and making sure that your property manager is both experienced, reliable and proactive. A Property Manager or Property Management Agent is there to facilitate maintenance of the property, to screen and select appropriate tenants, address tenant concerns and to assist in creating a stable rental […]

St Leonards: A Sydney Suburb Guide

September 18, 2018

Home Buying Investment Property Suburb Guide

St Leonards is located on Sydney’s Lower North Shore, only 3 stops on the train from Sydney CBD which makes it a very appealing suburb to live in. With access to excellent local amenities including the Royal North Shore Hospital and The Royal North Shore Hospital School as well as its proximity to local shopping […]