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Putting your eggs in one basket     By John Lindeman If we were completely confident about the performance of our investments, there would be no point in spreading them around to avoid risk. We would simply put all our eggs in one basket, and invest where the results...
Why past performance is no guide to the future

Why past performance is no guide to the future

Why past performance is no guide to the future When it comes to partners, horses and football teams, past performance is often used as a guide to predict future performance. Many experts assure us that it’s the same with the property market, but this leads to a huge...
Covid impact: Population growth

Covid impact: Population growth

This week’s post is about population growth. By Michael Matusik I usually don’t post about population stuff until December each year as I like to use the stats for the full financial year, but the recent ABS release warrants some commentary as it represents the first...
CHOOSING THE RIGHT TENANT

CHOOSING THE RIGHT TENANT

CHOOSING THE RIGHT TENANT Property investment, as we know, can provide many rich rewards as you pursue your dream of financial freedom, but if you don’t pick the right tenant for your property, that dream can turn into a nightmare.  It could be that when a less...
ROOMS TO RENOVATE FOR MAXIMISING RENTAL RETURNS

ROOMS TO RENOVATE FOR MAXIMISING RENTAL RETURNS

ROOMS TO RENOVATE FOR MAXIMISING RENTAL RETURNS Kitchens Renovating a kitchen is a sure-fire way of adding value to your home, but it can be very costly. Recent research by  Improvement found the average cost of a kitchen makeover is $22,000.  If you stick to the...
July Market Update

July Market Update

In the last 6 months property prices across our five major cities have risen over 12%! All of these citys look to have a strong double-digit property growth over 2021. Buyers are still out there buying up and supply is struggling to keep up and so pushing up prices....
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