Property in Australia has proven itself to be one of the most effective ways to build wealth over many generations. However, not everyone is ready to take the plunge and start investing in real estate.
House prices across Australia have capped a stellar 12 months, closing the year with housing prices 22.4% higher than it began.
Both commercial and residential property have the potential to add significant value to a property investor’s portfolio.
Subdividing a property is an efficient way of boosting your rental income and creating equity. This strategy also provides owners with options such as selling, holding or a combination of the two. To help you find a property with the opportunity to be subdivided, we have compiled a list of Australia's suburbs with the highest amount of subdivision properties. This infographic shows the percentage of total distressed listings on the market by dwelling type and number of bedrooms.
Renovating a property is an excellent way to increase its market value, it creates the opportunity to improve both cash flow and capital growth for the owner. Finding the right property that is ripe and ready for renovation can be a difficult first step on a renovating journey. To help your search, we have compiled a list of Australia's best renovation suburbs. This infographic shows the percentage of total renovation listings on the market by dwelling type and number of bedrooms.
Distressed properties can provide an excellent source of instant equity, through the purchase of a property at a price below the deemed market value.
Properties which have a positive cash flow are a great benefit to investors as they can assist in creating an extra source of income (pre-tax). These properties cover the costs of holding and maintenance, and allow the extra rent paid to become additional income for you to enjoy.
It's tempting to throw out the property investment 'to-do' list when December comes around, with the best of intentions, to give it another go next year. If you ticked off your goals this year and grew your portfolio successfully, congratulations, it's time to put your feet up! However, if you didn't quite tick of your 2021 to do property to do list, then maybe it's time to take some action while everyone else is winding down? Why not throw a little investment preparation in amongst the festivities this holiday season? You'll have the time, and it may just give you an excuse to escape the house guests for a little 'me' time!
November has proved to be another strong month for house prices around Australia, continuing the upward trend that has been in place for 14 months.
Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision
Refinancing is a very powerful tool for property investors as it provides a means to access the equity in a property to use in order to invest elsewhere. If your goal is to build a large portfolio, arguably the most important part of the process is your ability to obtain finance and refinance when required. Not sure how to refinance in an effective way? To help you, here are the do's and don'ts of refinancing.
Housing prices around Australia continue to see steady growth with momentum remaining strong for the time being.
House prices across Australia have continued their strong upward trajectory in September, with values rising 1.5%.
It’s been a stellar 12 months for house prices across the country, however, there are signs that the bull run is starting to slow down.
Minimising vacancy rates gives you more financial freedom to boost cash flow and grow your investment portfolio. If your property is left vacant for too long in between tenants, it may mean you'll have to dip into your own savings to make mortgage repayments and maintain the property, which is obviously not ideal. This infographic shows 10 ways investors can keep their rental properties in high demand, so they'll never be left short changed.