Renting vs. Buying – Are you better off?

While many people think rent money is dead money, the concept of handing over your pay packet to the landlord each week may be a better financial move than you

Beware the Magic Tricks of a Buyers Agent

Last week I was walking through the city and passed a busking magician dressed like Harry Potter, frozen in space like a statue, waiting for the next coin to arrive

Houses vs Units

Land accumulates and buildings depreciate – follow that rule and most investors would always buy a house. But is it really that simple? For every dollar spent, houses do have more

How To Buy Hot Property In a Sellers Market

As prices in some of Australia’s stronger residential markets such as Sydney and parts of Melbourne continue to increase, it’s wise to know which way the market’s heading and adjust

Will Garages be Worth More Than a Bedroom One Day?

Anyone whom has read “The Effortless Empire” By Chris Gray will know that we only purchase investment properties with at least one off-street car space. A covered car space is

How to keep a clear head on auction day

While there is no doubt that prices are moving at a frenetic pace in places like Sydney and Melbourne, it’s clear that some buyers are getting caught up in the

Your fool proof guide to DIY renovations

Just as Masterchef inspired us to be more daring in the kitchen, a rash of new home renovation shows have popped up, inspiring us to renovate-but how can we achieve