Love your parents, but don’t listen to them

Source: Property Observer By Ed Chan Now that is a dramatic headline and I left off 10 extra words: ‘If you want to…

Melbourne Property Investors Expo Wrap Up

By Cam McLellan Had a fun week in property last week. It was the Melbourne Property Investors expo at Jeff’s Shed. I…

Memo to the IMF: there is no housing bubble

By Ross Guest, Griffith University It says radical policies are required to deflate this emerging housing bubble, such as a stamp duty…

Property market myths and common facts; Melbourne

Source: RP Data research Quite often, myths or commonly accepted facts about the property market can turn out to be incorrect when…

Our financial literacy workshops kick off

By Cam McLellan Al my business partner and I were recently out at one of the secondary schools talking to the students…

Tax time preparation tips for property investors

Source: YIP magazine It is that time of the year again to get your documents together in readiness for your accountant to…

What do Prince Fredrick, Gay Rights, Secret Service Police, Jealous Lovers and the MCG have to do with property?

By Al Lewison Well, let me tell you about the week I’ve just had! While the Open team was working hard, I…

New guidelines bring forward infrastructure

One of the big drivers in an area’s price growth is value add in the form of infrastructure. One area that is…

Social media is the reason you won’t succeed as a property investor

By Cam McLellan First thing (I should mention) is that I am now an adopter of modern technology. In fact it’s well…

Where in Melbourne do most of the houses sell?

Over the past twelve months 4.25 per cent of all houses in Melbourne have been sold. While this result is lower than…

Identifying usable equity

By Cam McLellan The key to building a strong portfolio is identifying when your usable equity has increased. Banks will convert this…

Why Brisbane is the place to buy: John McGrath

If you’re a new investor or an investor who only has a few years left to make your fortune. Brisbane is the…

I’m more excited than this kid about Queensland at the moment!

By Cam McLellan Great news for a large portion of our clients with house prices cranking in the Morton Bay area. I’ve…

I’d rather stick a fork in my eye than buy an NRAS property

Jennifer Duke has now moved down to Melbourne to join Property Observer as the new Editor. Here’s an article from Todd Hunter…

Change is on the way

By Matt Lewison I started investing at the age of 18 while I was working part-time and by the age of 23…

Could Chinese tourists bring more money than both the mining and agriculture industries?

By Cam McLellan Matt Lewison is constantly reminding me about the Chinese tourists that are expected to arrive on our shores each…

Cashed up young blokes end up living at home

I always enjoy reading Shannon’s articles. He has a casual writing style and seems to peppers his articles with a touch of…

The Yanks v The Aussies

By Cam McLellan I want to discuss the difference between the US market and the Australian market. This article “Yanks v Aussies”…

NSW attempts to spur property market

By Steven Cross and Jennifer Duke, Smart Property Investor Magazine The NSW government is planning to stimulate the property market, announcing plans to…

Property Types – The Big Three

By Cam McLellan For anyone looking to build wealth I strongly recommended residential property to be the basis of an initial portfolio.…

What do these superannuation changes for the rich really mean?

By Cam McLellan So you think that the new changes to superannuation for the 16,000 high rollers doesn’t matter. Think again. The…

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