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Property Investing and Land Use Constraints

Most of us know that the use of a property is affected by the “zone” that it is in, but very few…

Are interest rate rises good or bad for property investors?

The recent move by the Reserve Bank to lift interest rates has created a lot of commentary. But how much of it…

How to break through your lending ceiling

One of the greatest challenges for any property investor is a problem called “hitting the lending ceiling”.Once an investor gets to a…

OpenCorp donates 36K to support Homeless Youth

Melbourne-based property investment specialists OpenCorp took a team-wide vote and decided to pledge their support to the Property Industry Foundation with a…

Is now a good time to invest in property?

With booming property prices mixed with concerns about interest rates, many people may be asking themselves “is now a good time to…

CoreLogic’s national home value index for October

Australian home values continue to rise, with Brisbane leading the charge in October CoreLogic’s national home value index, released on Monday morning…

Why the smart investor is circling the market right now

Why the smart investor is circling the market right now I apologise; I wasn’t going to mention the C-word. But there’s no…

I'm in my mid-50s – should I invest in property?

I’m in my mid-50s – should I invest in property?  Age is just a number when it comes to building a property…

Thinking big: Is it possible for me to own six or more properties?

Thinking big: Is it possible for me to own six or more properties? Adding to your property portfolio will help to maximise…

Melbourne vs Brisbane vs Sydney vs Perth – which is the best market to invest in and why?

Melbourne vs Brisbane vs Sydney vs Perth – which is the best market to invest in and why? OpenCorp’s Michael Beresford discusses…

Ask the right questions and you won't end up in a mentor muddle

An investment mentor can help steer you away from property pitfalls, writes Michael Beresford No matter how well you do your homework…

Proposed relaxing of lending laws a big plus for property investors

How property investors can benefit from relaxed lending laws Expanded credit approval would be a shot in the arm for the economy…

Matthew Lloyd: From AFL superstar to property investment champion

Bomber great Matthew Lloyd shared his property investing journey with OpenCorp’s Michael Beresford for one of our educational webinars. Here is his…

Understanding the five golden rules of property investing

Once the rules of property investing have been explained, and you apply them effectively, you’ll have the right foundations for building an…

Shifting the Australian economy out of idle: Housing, infrastructure, education, tourism & healthcare

The Australian government’s dilemma is to keep the economy running, but not waste funds revving the motor with the handbrake still on,…

How to build wealth in 2021 – and beyond

Property investment is less about the actual property and more about the system to create wealth, writes OpenCorp Director – Investment Services,…

Why property investment remains as safe as houses

Over the past few decades, there has been a proliferation of property “experts” around, all competing to have the final word on…

Why the stamp duty changes could light a rocket under Australia

Property Markets are Heating Up Fast, Thanks in Part to New Stamp Duty Changes    Each month, before we release our latest…

Setting high goals means even failure brings rewards

Committing to a plan to achieve your financial targets is the first step to realising those goals, writes OpenCorp’s Michael Beresford Setting…

Why the numbers add up for ‘rentvestors’

Rent where you want to live and free up cashflow to create future growth, says Michael Beresford It’s the classic property catch…

Play it cool – why emotions can ruin wise property investing

Emotion can ruin sound investment decisions, says Michael Beresford of OpenCorp Emotions can get complicated. Being ‘in touch with your emotions’ is…

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