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Risk versus Return: The Harsh Reality

The goal of all investors should be to achieve a premium return for a minimum risk. In a previous article, I talked…

Owning a Home vs Renting and Investing

Many people looking to get into the property market have heard the saying, rent money is dead money. Who wouldn’t feel the…

Simple Solutions for 6 Types of Property Investment Risk

Risk is something that all property investors face, particularly in the Australian property market. But we don’t want to explain to you…

Our Absolute Top Property Investment Tip

It’s all too easy to get caught up in your emotional decisions, even unwittingly, when you’re shopping for new property investments. Even…

Is Using Superannuation to Buy Investment Property a Smart Idea?

While there are a number of ways to approach property investment, many people look at using their superannuation to buy property and…

How to Start Investing in Real Estate for Families

We’ve all watched Sydney’s house prices rise over the past few years. If you’re new to the real estate investment game, you…

Smart Investors Know How to Access Equity

Accessing your home equity, or leveraging your debt, is one of the most successful investment strategies you can use to buy multiple…

How to Use Equity to Buy an Investment Property

Many people believe they need to pay off their home and then save up for another deposit before they even start looking…

Six Investment Strategies to Grow Your Real Estate Portfolio

Stuck on property number one? Building a multi-property investment portfolio doesn’t need to take years of saving, waiting, planning and preparation. What…

11 of the Biggest Property Investment Mistakes You Could Make

We don’t expect you to know absolutely everything before you start to build your investment portfolio, but it’s a good idea to…

How to Access Equity in Your Home

As a homeowner, not only is your property of the most value to you emotionally, it’s of the most value to you…

Using Property Investment to Pay Off Your Home in 10 years

You saved up for your deposit, got a home loan, and finally bought your first home. That honeymoon feeling only lasts so…

Real Estate Investment Strategies for Beginners

As a new property investor, it’s your priority to ensure that you don’t just buy an investment property. To ensure that your…

2017 Footy Tipping Winners!

After wrapping up another big year in the footy, we are excited to announce the winners of the 2017 OpenCorp Footy Tipping…

The Six Key Signs of a Healthy Property Market

Understanding the signs of a healthy property market will help you make the right decisions for your investment portfolio. There are six…

Is There a Property Bubble in Australia

In March this year, former Liberal Party Leader John Hewson declared that data showed conclusive evidence of a property bubble. Once again,…

Getting Started in Property Development: Is It for You?

Property development is not the easiest investment for someone who is just starting out. But if done wisely, it can generate healthy…

Investing in Real Estate: Do You Have a Business Plan?

Property investment is like any other business venture. You wouldn’t start a restaurant without a business plan, and you shouldn’t be investing…

Budget 17/18 – what does it mean for property investors

Michael Beresford, OpenCorp’s Director of Investment Services and resident finance expert covers the budget. Find out how it impacts property investors. Relating…

Where to Invest in Property: City vs Country

Rising rental listings signal an ongoing softness across major markets, primarily in NSW and VIC. While this is great news for renters,…

The best property investing tips you’ll ever receive

A mate and I were on a bike ride recently when he asked me, “What’s the best way to get rich?” I’ve…

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