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Investing in property – apartment or house?

Investing in property – apartment or house?

Property Professor Peter Koulizos compares apartments and houses as possible investment options, so far as capital growth is concerned. He explains that they differ in performance for a number of reasons. Demand Vs Supply For those of you that have…

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Buying an investment property for your child

Buying an investment property for your child

We all want our children’s futures to be happy, productive and secure. For most Australian families, buying a house is a top priority because home ownership is a solid investment that can be passed on to their children. Taking it…

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5 ways to invest in property

5 ways to invest in property

There are several ways to make money by investing in property. Check out these top five tips to get you started. Renting property Arguably the most common means of property investment is to become a landlord and rent out your property to…

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Are student apartment investments too good to be true?

Are student apartment investments too good to be true?

The challenges facing Melbourne’s apartment market We’re in a construction boom but what’s actually being built? Video by Alistair Walsh. Though most Australians won’t enter the property market until well into their thirties – whether residential or investment – some…

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Why now might be the time to invest in Tasmania

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It’s got MONA, endless natural beauty and sensational cider – but Tasmania is also emerging as a real estate powerhouse. According to the experts, the Apple Isle is booming thanks to record sales, a rising median house price – which…

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6 things to do before you list a property

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When you decide it’s time to sell, it can become a mad rush to get your home out into the market. But you should catch your breath first. Here are six things to check off before you list your property: Research & plan Before…

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How to: Set a price for your home

How to: Set a price for your home

Setting a price is one of the most important decisions vendors have to make when selling their home. It’s also one of the most complex. With a constantly shifting market and substantial sums of money at play, setting a price can…

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