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10 Simple Investar Search Shortcuts, Tips and Tricks

Investar Search is a powerful search engine that allows you to use all sorts of search filters to find investment property that match your investment strategy or buying rules. We had a quick brainstorm in the office, and here are ten simple tips to help you use Investar Search more efficiently to get better and more targeted results. Please note this blog is aimed at Real Estate Investar subscribers.

How to Invest in Distressed Property

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

Property Investment for Beginners

Property has long been considered a popular path of wealth creation for Australians. Buying their own home is often the first significant investment most people make, and purchasing another property may well be the second, even before shares and other assets. This article gives you an introduction to property investment and some of the key points to consider before buying your first property.

Comparable Sales Research on Your Next Investment Property

Finding accurate and timely comparable sales data is a vital part of your research before purchasing an investment property.

Supply and Demand in Property Investment

Supply and demand is one of the most fundamental concepts of economics and the cornerstone of a market economy. There are several indicators of property investing supply and demand within a market that you can measure and track when it comes to property investment to help with your research.

8 Tips to Help You Achieve Your Property Investing Goals in 2020

Many people will have set property investing goals for the new year and unfortunately, many will fail to achieve them.  Others may not set any goals at all, because it is very easy to just live in the present without a set plan to move forward, which is an easy habit to fall into. Whether you’re a new or seasoned property investor, it can be incredibly beneficial to set property investing goals to guide your investing for the year to come. These tips can help you set your 2020 property investing goals and ensure you don't lose sight of them and are able to take the necessary steps to see them achieved.

[On-Demand Webinar] How to Find Heavily Discounted and Distressed Properties

LEARN HOW TO FIND UNDER MARKET VALUE PROPERTIES TO CREATE INSTANT EQUITY This educational webinar will demonstrate how you can use our powerful property technology to find and analyse distressed properties selling at below market value (not just below the asking price). Achieve capital gains upfront before even adding value to the property. Leverage the chunks of equity to grow your portfolio quickly without holding the property for years and waiting for the area to grow!

Find and Assess Subdivision and Development Sites Like a Pro [On-Demand Webinar]

Prospecting for new, feasible development sites is hard. Which is why Real Estate Investar is excited to be partnering with Archistar. We aim to make identifying and assessing small scale property development opportunities as quick, painless and accurate as possible. We are thrilled to be adding Archistar's deep-dive property development software to our already powerful suite of tools to make property development easier for investors. Level the playing field and use the same platform that Mirvac, Frasers and other major property developers are using to assess their next site! View the tools in action in this webinar co-hosted with Archistar and sign up today! Real Estate Investar members will have access to the Archistar "Starting Out" package with the following features: National access Find Sites - search, site details, filter and digital planning library Map Visualisations - base package which includes zoning, overlays, heritage, building height, contours, flooding, bushfire and basic satellite imagery Assess Sites - quick estimate (residual land value) and due diligence reports Domain Listings and Suburb Insights Commercial Real Estate Listings

[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.

[Infographic] Australia's Top Yielding Suburbs for July 2018

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.

9 Tips for First Time Property Investors

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!

What is LVR?

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. 

[Infographic] Australia's Fastest Growth Suburbs for December 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. 

[On-Demand Webinar] First Time Property Investment Masterclass

Are you new to property investing? Have you been putting off that first investment property purchase while you watch the market rising?

[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.

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