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[Infographic] Australia's Top Yielding Suburbs for September 2017


Do you want to invest in a rental property that will give you premium yields? 

The location of your rental property can help determine how much return you are likely to make and ultimately how successful the property is as an investment which generates positive cash flow for you. Yes, those four little numbers mean much more than helping the postman, they make a huge impact on your investment, so pay attention!

For a rental property to give you the best possible return you can consider starting your search by targeting a location which produces high gross rental yields.

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[Infographic] Australia's Fastest Growth Suburbs for September 2017


Do you want to invest in a rental property in an area experiencing growth in order to create equity

Targeting suburbs with the fastest median growth rates can help you to generate equity and grow the long term value of your portfolio. 

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[Podcast Episode 1] Market update by Dr Andrew Wilson, Pros & Cons of Granny Flats, & June's Cash Rate Announcement


In our very first episode, Dr Andrew Wilson Domain's Chief Economist will be providing us with a brief market update. We also discuss some of the Pros & Cons of Granny Flats, investing in off the plan properties and then finally a quick update on this month’s cash rate announcement. Read More

[Infographic] 9 Tips for First Time Property Investors

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Purchasing investment property can be complex.  

This infographic shows 9 tips for first time property investors. It can can help you start your property investing journey more successfully and set you on your way to a profitable investing career. 

Hope it helps!


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[On-Demand Webinar] First Time Property Investor Masterclass



New to investing and not sure where to start?

Have you been putting off that first investment purchase while you watch the market rising? Join us for the Real Estate Investar recorded webinar for first time property investors, where you'll learn how to find, analyse and research opportunities that match your criteria and buying rules.

In this blog you will find:

  • A video recording of the live webinar which was presented on 7 February 2017
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Researching a Location to Invest in [Infographic]


Deciding on the suburb that you want to invest in next can be a hard decision.

You will need to

  • identify the locations you want to invest in.
  • review current and historical performance.
  • identify where they are in the current economic capital growth cycle.
  • eliminate the poor performers that don't meet your growth and yield criteria.

This infographic gives you some tips on the factors to weigh up when choosing where to invest in next.

You can also check out this reports pack, which can help you identify Australia's top performing suburbs and get your property search off to the perfect start.

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8 Tips to Help You Achieve Your Property Investing Goals in 2017

Many people will have set property investing goals for the new year and many will fail to achieve them. 

There is another group of people out there who do not set goals at all, because it is very easy to just live in the present - which is what most of us tend to do.

But whether you’re a new or seasoned property investor, these tips can help you set your goals for this year and ensure you don't lose sight of them until they have been achieved.

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[Infographic] How to Buy Discounted Investment Property

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Creating instant chunks of equity by purchasing investment property under fair market value should be at the top of every self-respecting property investor's list.

But finding genuinely discounted opportunites amongst the hundreds of thousands on the market is never an easy task.

And even when you find one, how can you be sure that your research and analysis is on the money?

This infographic gives you 7 essential tips that you can use during your next search for discounted investment properties.

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[Infographic] 5 Easy Ways to Find Positive Cashflow Property



The positive cash flow property investment strategy involves purchasing property that will create surplus cashflow pre-tax. 

This blog is aimed at property investors of all levels of experience, and covers:

  • Some goals you can aim to achieve if you are looking to find and purchase positive cashflow property.
  • A process to follow to help you find, analyse and research positive cashflow opportunities
  • How-to videos which demonstrate how we can help you find high yielding property.
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Buying Discount Investment Property - Process and How-To Video

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The discount property investment strategy involves purchasing investment property below valuation, not below the vendor’s asking price. 

This blog is aimed at property investors of all levels of experience, and covers:

  • Some goals you can aim to achieve if you are looking to find and purchase investment property at a discount
  • A process to follow to help you find, analyse and research discounted investment property opportunities
  • A how to video which demonstrates how our tools can help them secure property at below fair market value and create instant chunks of equity.
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Property Investment Finance Fundamentals [SlideShare]

Getting the most appropriate finance option to suit your property investing strategy and goals, is a crucial piece of the investing jigsaw.

Finance for homes and investment properties is a hugely competitive industry, with many lenders and types of loans available to you.

 

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Property Price Guide Terminology

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Whether you are just starting out in property investment, or are a seasoned expert, the language and terminology used can be confusing.  

Here we break down some of the most regularly used terms to help you on your search.  

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[Infographic] Suburbs with the Biggest Turnaround in Median Price

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We've researched which suburbs in each state have experienced the highest percentage in turnaround in median price from positive to negative over a two year period.

So now you can better understand where you could buy or sell for profit.

You can also download the full report 'Turnaround Median Price Suburbs', which contains 8 other unique suburb reports too, by clicking here.

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6 Tips for Saving for a Deposit

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One of the largest outlays you will have when you buy your next investment property is the deposit.

This blog gives you some quick ideas to help you save more efficiently if you are using a cash deposit.


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What is LVR?

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LVR is an acronym that stands for Loan to Value Ratio.

It is the proportion of money you borrow compared to the value of the property, and expressed as a percentage.

Lenders use this to help assess the risk factor of borrowers before deciding whether to approve a loan. 

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