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We Love Rentals Don't Fall For These Property Investment Lies

Don’t Fall For These Property Investment Lies

You’ve no doubt heard that the bulk of your property’s value lies in its land and therefore a house is a better investment than an apartment. Well, this is a very general statement so this doesn’t mean houses are always the best investment, or that apartments are not capable of delivering substantial profits. Let’s look…

We Love Rentals How to Acquire that Often Unattainable Second Investment Property

How to Acquire that Often unattainable Second investment

How to acquire that often-unattainable second investment property Only 25 percent of Australian property investors own more than one property in their portfolio, with the majority therefore stuck on the single property. So why do many investors struggle to get past their first property? Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why. Lack…

We Love Rentals Why You Should Have a Property Maintenance Plan

Why You Should Have a Property Maintenance Plan

As a property investor, unexpected repairs on your investment property can really hurt the hip pocket. Thinking ahead and planning for such repairs and maintenance can help reduce the financial heartache and stress associated with the dreaded call from your property manager that something needs fixing and it’s going to cost a small fortune. Owning…

We Love Rentals 8 Reasons Holiday Homes Dont Make Smart Investments

Holiday Heartbreak! 8 Reasons Holiday Homes are not Smart Investments

The idea of buying a holiday home somewhere sunny may sound like a great idea, but this doesn’t always translate to a wise property investment. Let’s go over eight important considerations you need to carefully weigh up when working out if you should buy a holiday home. 1.    High letting and marketing costs Remember, this is…

We Love Rentals Buying Interstate

Buying Interstate? Tips of what to avoid!

Don’t fall into the trap of the following common mistakes made by inexperienced investors looking to snap up an interstate property: 1. Buying off the plan There are too many of these properties coming on to the market in our CBD’s, which means there is no ‘scarcity’ value and no supply pressure to underpin price…

We Love Rentals 10 Tips To Maximise Your Rental Income

10 Tips to Maximise Your Rental Income!

In today’s tough market of low rents, it’s more important than ever to get the biggest bang for buck and maximise the return of your assets. Here’s a list of 10 ways to hopefully stack the odds in your favour! 1. Minor facelift Rents need to increase to keep up with inflation. If your rent…

We Love Rentals Property Investment 3 Reasons To Stick With The City

Property Investment – 3 Reasons to Stick with the City…

If you’re considering a regional property for your next investment, here are some reasons to mull over first which may sway you towards sticking within the city limits. 1. Recency bias towards downside risk Throughout history the greatest oversight of investors has been to assume that what has happened over recent times will continue to…

We Love Rentals Mistakes Costing Property Investors Thousands

Mistakes Costing Property Investors Thousands

BMT Tax Depreciation, a company that has worked with more than 400,000 Australian property investors to help uncover and claim legitimate tax deductions for the wear and ageing of their investment properties, has compiled a list of its top five tax mistakes commonly made by investors that likely result in millions of dollars of tax…

NAB Residential Property Survey Q3 2017 Report

NAB Residential Property Survey – Q3 2017

Sentiment rises and confidence lifts among property experts in Q3. NAB expects prices to slow in 2018-19, but not a severe adjustment. Australian housing market sentiment lifted over the third quarter of 2017, supported mainly by a large increase in the number of property experts reporting positive rental growth in the quarter and continued house…

We Love Rentals How to Create Positive Gearing and Cashflow

How to Create Positive Gearing & Cashflow

Positive gearing an investment property should be the end goal for every investor given it means that you are not outlaying any of your own funds, while the property also grows in value over time. What does positive gearing mean? Put simply, positive gearing occurs when the gross income generated by the investment is less…

We Love Rentals How To Spot A Bad Property Manager

How to Spot a Bad Property Manager…

Successful property investors understand that they need to treat their portfolios like a business, so they employ professionals to manage their properties on their behalf. Like any industry, however, not all property managers are created equal, so how can you recognise a not-so-great one? The following five “signs” or behaviours are clear indicators of a…

We Love Rentals Can You Ever Be To Old To Invest in Property

Can you ever be “Too Old” to Invest in Property?

Have you missed the boat? Is there ever a time when you’re just too old to invest in property? The general response would be no, but there’s a caveat: you’ll be far more limited and your strategy will be very different the later you start. That said, generating income from real estate should never be out…