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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! 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

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.

[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] Essential Tips When Renovating Investment Properties

Renovating investment property is a popular strategy which can give you and your property many benefits, including: increasing the value of the property higher rents improved cash flow Better occupancy rates This infographic gives you some of the essential tips you will need if you are considering a renovation.    And don't forget to download our free renovation budget calculator and suburb report pack to help you with your next deal!

4 Ways to Avoid Blowing Your Renovation Budget

When renovating an existing property or buying a property for renovation, there is a lot to consider. What needs to be done? How much will it cost to complete the project?  When renovating, especially for profit, it is important to stick to your budget and avoid any blow outs. This can turn your investment from a property that gains value and cashflow, into a deep dark pit of spent money and regret. Here are some tips of what to look out for, what to avoid and how to make sure you keep on track. 

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