March 22, 2017
Investor affordability

It’s time to stop blaming investors for housing affordability problems

In the lead up to last year's Federal Election, negative gearing yet again became a political 'hot potato' as politicians tried to understand the continued strength of the Sydney and Melbourne housing markets. Unfortunately again, property investors are unfairly front and centre of this current housing affordability debate.
February 1, 2017
commercial property

Finding Commercial Property in a Competitive Market

Demand from local and offshore investors for commercial assets is creating intense competition in Melbourne’s commercial property market.
December 22, 2016
Rentvesting

Rentvesting: what is it and why would you do it?

‘Rent money is dead money’ or so the saying goes. The idea of surrendering a portion of your wage to the landlord may appear to go […]
June 7, 2016
Affordability

Affordability – not a nationwide problem

MUCH of the current debate around affordability could leave investors with the impression that it is a nationwide problem.   This couldn’t be further from the […]
May 9, 2016
What to look for in an investment property

Top ten things to look for in an investment property

When purchasing, you should buy below or at the median value for the property. NEVER pay above market value. Paying too much will limit your capital growth.
April 15, 2016
Managing risk with renovation

Managing risk in a challenging market

Australia has had a wild run with property prices in Melbourne and Sydney enjoying well above average growth over the past five years.  However with these […]
March 2, 2016
Negative gearing policy

Labor’s negative gearing policy will not achieve its intended goals

Labor has told us it wants to scrap negative gearing concessions on established real estate in order to ‘level the playing field for first home buyers […]
February 11, 2016
Queenslander Home

Brisbane remains top property investment destination

QUEENSLAND’S capital city continues to be Australia’s leading residential property investment location and while the other capital cities generally show lacklustre performance, all have pockets worthy […]
November 2, 2015
BRW Fast Starters

Low-risk approach accelerates business growth

OUR emphasis on research and analysis-driven investment advice, quality established property and a highly-educated management and advisory team is paying dividends. Over the past year, we […]