Five Factors To Remember for Successful Property Investing

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Most Australian investors buy property for financial gain. According to a survey conducted in 2015, 76% of investors stated that they bought property to try and secure their future. The following are five factors that you need to take into account when investing in property.

 

Location: Purchasing in the right suburb is a key factor when choosing a property. It’s vital to buy a property in a good location to ensure that you always have tenants and thus strong capital growth.

 

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What makes a good property manager- By Kaly Smith

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WHAT MAKES A GOOD PROPERTY MANAGER

Have you just purchased your first investment property and thinking now what? Or not satisfied with the way your portfolio is being managed?

This is your investment future, therefore you need to ensure you are putting it in the right hands of someone who offers the knowledge, passion and experience. Would you put your hard earned cash with an amateur bank or in a bank who offers service and a good price where you know your ...

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Property Investment in Australia

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Investing in Australia- the facts!

At Profolio we spend a lot of our day researching property and investments. To do this we use Australia’s top property research house RP Data CoreLogic.
They collate the data for every property sold, rented, or built in Australia.
Recently CoreLogic released a report called ‘Profile of the Australian Residential Property Investor,’ June 2016. If you would like the full copy of this report please contact us, however I just wanted to outline some valuable facts ...

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The rich get richer -But why?

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Why do the rich get richer? You can get grumpy about this fact, or you can learn to understand it and join them.

Now if you follow the Profolio way you will be investing at least 10% of your income at any time. If you are not, you need to go back and complete our 4 part budget program to nail the basics.

Lets look at 8 reasons the rich get richer, and ways you too can join the ranks of the ...

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Debt Recycling- How investment properties pay debt off faster, whilst also building wealth.

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It’s the great Australian dream’ to own a home, but really it should be ‘the great Australian dream to own a home and have no mortgage’. Whatever stage of life you are at or whatever your unique situation is, if you have a mortgage the number one goal is to pay that mortgage off.  

A simple strategy called debt recycling could help you pay ...

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The risk profile of a property investor

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If you’ve ever been to see a Financial Planner before, chances are you’ve heard the term risk profile been thrown around, but what does that mean for a property investor? We have a different risk profile that we use for property investment through our property investment arm of the business.

Knowing and understanding your risk profile, is one of the single most important steps you can take before you invest, it is crucial.

What it means is how you feel about risk. It ...

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First Home Owners – Tips from Your Lawyer -By Jonathan Green

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Today guys, we have something extra special for you. Here is a guest blog from one of our favourite lawyers. I read this article and thought a lot of my clients could benefit from this, first home buyers, and investors alike, I know I did. Enjoy!

 

“First Home Owners – Tips from Your Lawyer”

By Jonathan Green, Principal of McSwiney, Green & Roman Lawyers

It’s not something you think about: one of the biggest and most exciting times of your life requiring legal ...

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The Proposed Negative Gearing Changes and what they mean to Albury Wodonga Investors

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The big news for this week! Negative Gearing potentially scrapped on existing dwellings.

In case you haven’t heard, Bill Shorten leader of the Australian Labor Party (the ALP) has announced a proposed reform to the negative gearing tax concession presently available in Australia.

Should the ALP win the next federal election and pass its proposed reform through Parliament, then from 1 July 2017 investors will only be allowed to negatively gear brand new properties. Also included in the reform package is a proposed reduction in the Capital Gains Tax discount from 50% to 25%, for property ...

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Is 2016 the right year to sell your investment property OR What are the signs that you are ready to sell your property?

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What a crazy year the property market saw in 2015, while some areas such as Sydney, and Melbourne were seeing crazy growth, others were plotting along and mining areas were crashing now the mining boom has fizzled. Plus the government enforced new lending policy which saw a majority of investors loan repayments go up by almost .3%! I can see why some investors might be considering pulling out of the market. So what does 2016 have in store? Of course ...
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Which mistakes should first-home buyers avoid in 2016?

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I like to share with my readers questions that get asked. I was asked this recently by a journalist, and I figured my readers might want to hear the answer too.
This question is easy- I see clients ALL the time that have bought themselves a shiny new home for their first house, which is great, because of course they get the First Home Buyers Grant to help with the deposit and they got everything they ever wanted. However, then reality sets in. ...
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