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Selling: A Game of Snakes and Ladders

By Cam McLellan Selling an investment property is like a game of snakes and ladders. You climb and climb towards financial freedom,…

Getting started: Ready.Set.Go!

By Cam McLellan The first deposit is the most difficult to save. Once you’ve started building your portfolio, your appreciating assets will…

Self-Managed Super Funds 101

By Cam McLellan Superannuation is real money! A few years ago Felicity and I were so disillusioned with institutional superannuation funds that…

How do you measure success?

By Cam McLellan Let’s discuss success. I want to be very clear here. In business, the prime measure of success is money.…

Understanding lazy equity

Posted by Cam McLellan One of the most common mistakes that you can make when trying to grow your investment property portfolio…

Why one million dollars won’t be enough to retire on

By Cam McLellan While the growth in the projected pool of superannuation savings is impressive, it belies the harsh reality facing those…

Property Glossary

Source: API Magazine For newcomers to property investing or home buying, the jargon can get confusing, so here is a guide to…

Take a look inside our banks

By Cam McLellan Who should you be dealing with? It’s time to finally understand each of the bank’s internal departments. The bank’s…

The car that James Bond wants

Posted by OpenCorp Staff It looks like an ordinary Range Rover – but it bristles with enough gadgets to make James Bond…

Why one million dollars in your superfund won’t be enough for retirement

By Cam McLellan While the growth in the projected pool of superannuation savings is impressive, it belies the harsh reality facing those…

21 Invaluable Investing Quotes

Why do the greatest investors have all the best lines? Is it just a coincidence? Repost from The Motley Fool www.fool.com We…

The 10 biggest mistakes made by property investors!

By Cam McLellan In a rapid fire interview with Matt Lewison former Qld GM of Peet Limited and Co-Founder of OpenCorp discloses…

Zombie economics: the notion China is to blame for Australia’s property bubble refuses to die

By James Laurenceson, University of Technology, Sydney Despite valiant efforts by commentators such as Bernard Keane and Michael Pascoe to slay claims…

Retirement Years Not So Golden

By John Collett The retirement years of many people are not as “golden” as is commonly believed, with 40 per cent of…

Understanding property contracts

By Cam McLellan The main thing to remember about signing contracts is that whilst a lot of contracts may seem the same,…

The Golden Rule of Investing

By Cam McLellan and Al Lewison Today we’re going to talk about the Golden Rule of Investing. This was a rule I…

Navigating the property expo mine field

By Al Lewison and Cam McLellan Today we wanted to give you an insight into how we used to feel about attending…

Jimmy smoked two investment properties a month – part 1

By Al Lewison and Cam McLellan We met up with a mate of ours, for the sake of this article let’s call…

Glamping

By Cam McLellan I’ve got a favour to ask you, but first let me explain why… I’ve created a new thing –…

How the tall poppies in the property world operate

By Cam McLellan and Al Lewison Today we’re going to talk about Tall Poppy Syndrome – in Australia we have a tendency…

Is commercial property right for you?

By Al Lewison and Cam McLellan We purchased a block of land a few years ago, worked through the planning process, constructed…

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