1. Articles in category: Property Portfolio

    1-24 of 81 1 2 3 4 »
    1. Flipping Houses and the 70% Rule

      Flipping Houses and the 70% Rule

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article from the Lending Home. It’s called What is the 70% Rule in House Flipping.

      It offers some stimulating ideas. This one's particularly noteworthy:

      When determining the maximum price you should consider paying for a property, the 70% Rule of real estate investing dictates that you should pay no more than 70% of the after repair value (ARV), minus repair costs.

      But the 70% Rule in house flipping is far from written in stone. In fact, the word “rule” is a misnomer–it’s a loose guideline that is meant to offer ...

      Read Full Article
    2. When Should I Sell My Investment Property?

      When Should I Sell My Investment Property?

      Stumbled upon this interesting 2015 article from Propertylogy and thought that we'd share it here. It's called Is There a Right Time To Sell an Investment Property?

      It's got some really interesting ideas that we thought were still relevant. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      The best way to see whether the demand of your investment property is going downhill is by analysing available market data. Declining prices is the obvious indicator that tells you that a market is going down. But take note that prices are just quotes. Home owners can ask for whatever price ...

      Read Full Article
    3. What's the Difference Between an Appraisal and Valuation?

      What's the Difference Between an Appraisal and Valuation?

      Here's a compelling article from Your Mortgage. It's called Property Valuation VS. Appraisal.

      In it, Nila Sweeney shares some interesting ideas. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      Just make sure you approach real estate agents who are familiar with your suburb. A real estate agent who usually works in a different area might not know the local micro-market as closely, and they may therefore give you an appraisal that is much higher or much lower than the market can realistically support.

      Have a look at the complete article for more of the author’s insights.

      Read Full Article
    4. Cheap Real Estate Investments You Can Make Money On Immediately

      Cheap Real Estate Investments You Can Make Money On Immediately

      Here's a fascinating article from the Motley Fool. It's called How to Invest in Real Estate on a Budget With These 4 Cheap Estate Investments.

      In it, Liz Brumer-Smith shares some interesting ideas. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      When you are ready to buy your first home, consider buying a duplex or a property that has the potential to rent an additional unit. This technique has become more and more popular as a way to participate in appreciation, take advantage of many tax incentives of owning real estate, and have rental income to cover the cost ...

      Read Full Article
    5. The Ins and Outs of Being a Landlord of Long-Term Rental Property

      The Ins and Outs of Being a Landlord of Long-Term Rental Property

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article from the Mashvisor. It’s titled How to Make Money as a Landlord of a Long-Term Rental Property.

      It offers some stimulating ideas. Here’s one that we thought was genuinely noteworthy:

      Reducing costs starts with our suggestion above of finding a rental property without high maintenance and repair costs. However, that is just the beginning. Carefully consider your top-line recurring costs. Property tax is typically the highest rental expense for any property. Property taxes can vary from street to street. So too can the costs for required services such as trash removal ...

      Read Full Article
    6. Increase You Property Value With These Easy Steps

      Increase You Property Value With These Easy Steps
      Here's a fascinating article from Nerdwallet. It's called 5 Proven Ways to Increase Home Value.

      In it, Beth Buczynski shares some insightful perspectives. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      Safety-enhancing gadgets top the list of “smart” technologies buyers want in their new homes, according to a 2018 survey by Coldwell Banker. These safe and smart devices include thermostats, fire detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, security cameras, door locks and lighting.

      While smart tech doesn’t always increase home value, it does add appeal, Tavia Galvin, a licensed Realtor in Arvada, Colorado, said in an email.

      Have a look ...

      Read Full Article
    7. First Time Rental Property Buyer? Take a Look at These Tips Before You Let Go Of Your Hard Earned Cash

      First Time Rental Property Buyer? Take a Look at These Tips Before You Let Go Of Your Hard Earned Cash

      We read this interesting piece of writing from Fit Small Business and thought that it'd be great to share here. It's called 30 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property From the Pros.

      It's got some really enlightening tips from real estate experts that's been there and done that. Here's one of them from Richard Haynes of Manhattan Pacific Realty:

      First-time rental property buyers should only buy a property that cash flows. The best way to limit your risk and increase your odds of success is to make sure you are putting enough money down ...

      Read Full Article
    8. Shark Tank Entrepreneurs Share Their Wisdom

      Shark Tank Entrepreneurs Share Their Wisdom

      At the end of the day, property investing is a business. So, here's a write-up on business tips from Australia's top entrepreneurs. It's called 5 Investment Tips from the TV Show Shark Tank by Harry Kalligeros.

      This 2015 has a lot of interesting tips. Here's one lesson that's directly lifted from an experience that Naomi Simson had:

      If you’re looking to make an investment, whether in land, property or another business, then one of the smartest decisions you could make is to keep the finance side of things strictly, well, business. Mixing business with ...

      Read Full Article
    9. Brisbane's Industrial Real Estate Scene Is Looking for a Boost

      Brisbane's Industrial Real Estate Scene Is Looking for a Boost

      Came across this fascinating piece from The Urban Developer and it really piqued our interest. It’s titled Developers Source the Next Wave of Brisbane Industrial Investment.

      It shares some interesting news. Here’s one of them:

      Institutional developers have moved to purchase the next wave, englobo sites as land absorption continues in Brisbane’s industrial market.

      If you want more, give the full article a quick read at the website linked below…

      Read Full Article
    10. John McGrath on His Success

      John McGrath on His Success

      Here's an awesome piece from Elite Agent. It's called John Mcgrath: Keep Changing and Growing.

      There are some really insightful ideas here. We're particularly piqued by this one:

      Change is always the biggest challenge. Right now technology is a key enabler and many agents above the age of 50 were not trained in the age of technology, so they have to embrace its benefits and those of digital marketing and of course social media marketing. The key to success will become linked to your ability to change with the times.

      Have a look at the full article ...

      Read Full Article
    11. Invisible Costs of Free Parking

      Invisible Costs of Free Parking

      Here's a fascinating article from ABC Australia. It's called The High Cost of Free Parking.

      It's got a lot of interesting perspectives. Here's a short description of the episode that we thought was noteworthy:

      The idea is to provide enough spaces during peak demand periods. We all pay a price for this - even if you don't have a car. But changes to pricing, technology and planning are changing the way we park and use car parks.

      Have a look at the rest of the article for more...

      Read Full Article
    12. Things to Remind Yourself as a Property Investor

      Things to Remind Yourself as a Property Investor

      This article from Smart Company piqued our curiosity. The author calls it Twelve Important Lessons All Property Investors Should Remember in 2019.

      It offers up some nuggets of wisdom. Here's a list of everything it talks about:

      1. Don't let emotions drive your investment decisions
      2. Take a long-term perspective
      3. Property investment is a game of finance rather than real estate
      4. There is not one property market
      5. Not all properties are "investment-grade"
      6. Follow a system
      7. 'Get rich quick' equals 'get poor quick'
      8. Beware of doomsayers predictions
      9. Treat property investment like a business
      10. There will always be a reason not to ...
      Read Full Article
    13. What You Need to Prepare Before Selling Your Real Estate Investment

      What You Need to Prepare Before Selling Your Real Estate Investment

      Here's a fascinating article from Forbes' Kimberly Yeh. It's called How to Sell Your Real Estate Investment: Top Five Preparation Tips.

      It has some insightful perspectives. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      Whether you are doing the work yourself or working with a property management team, make sure the asset is in attractive physical condition. To maximize investment returns, you will want to keep work and expenses to a minimum, but there are several basic items that go quite a long way in attracting buyers. Enhance the property’s curb appeal by landscaping, adding lighting and cleaning ...

      Read Full Article
    14. Transport's Heightened Importance in Building Design and City Planning

      Transport's Heightened Importance in Building Design and City Planning

      Came across this fascinating piece from The Urban Developer and it really piqued our interest. It’s titled How Transport is Changing the Way Our Cities Are Designed.

      It shares some intriguing points. Here’s one of them:

      As our reliance on vehicles begins to dwindle in the city, it presents a unique opportunity for designers to increase public spaces and to work on creating interactions between the buildings – making cities even more workable and liveable.

      If you want more, give the full article a quick read at the website linked below…

      Read Full Article
    15. How Will a Potential Recession Affect the Australian Property Marketplace?

      How Will a Potential Recession Affect the Australian Property Marketplace?

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article by Jason Murphy. It’s titled What Happens to the Property Market in a Recession?

      It offers some thought-provoking perspectives. Here’s one that we thought was interesting:

      The idea that house prices can move very differently in different parts of the country is not an unfamiliar one in Western Australia, where house prices sank dramatically as the mining boom receded. Nor is it unfamiliar in Tasmania, where prices have skyrocketed in recent years, even as the mainland press groans about house price doom and gloom.

      To find out more, take a look ...

      Read Full Article
    16. Success Checklist for a Winning Property Investment Portfolio

      Success Checklist for a Winning Property Investment Portfolio

      Stumbled upon this interesting piece from Zadel Property Education. It is titled SIX Key Must-Haves For Property Investing Success.

      It shares with us some fascinating ideas. Here's a peek at all six:

      1. Location
      2. Long Lease
      3. Strong Tenants
      4. Higher Than Average Yield
      5. Good Building Structure and Design
      6. Hidden Upsides/Exit Strategy

      Give the rest of this interesting article a read to get a more in-depth understanding of all the 6 items on the list...

      Read Full Article
    17. The Intricacies of Flipping Homes for a Profit

      The Intricacies of Flipping Homes for a Profit

      Are planning to make a profit by doing a DIY property project? This is a must-read article from Domain for you. It's called The Block 2019: How to Renovate an Uninhabitable House.

      Here's an insightful excerpt: 

      With a contract builder in place, you may be able to borrow up to 95 per cent of the purchase price plus the cost of the renovations. Licensed builders are required to carry home warranty insurance which reduces the bank’s level of risk.

      There are other perspectives here that piqued our interest. Do check them all out at the link below...

      Read Full Article
    18. Realizing Profit

      Realizing Profit

      Don't get too caught up with numbers on paper. This article from Property Investing reminds us of this. It's called Theory: Taking a Closer Look at Profit.

      It shares some interesting insights that may help you on your property investing journey. This one's particularly thought-provoking:

      For a profit to become real (i.e. ‘real’ised) it has to hit your bank account. Otherwise any gain remains ‘unreal’ised and only exits in theory and on paper.

      Consider capital appreciation. While the property is owned, what it might be worth is anyone’s guess at best, so the ...

      Read Full Article
    19. Renovating Your Investment Property

      Renovating Your Investment Property

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article from the Domain Australia blog page. It’s titled Darren Palmer's Renovation 101: What You Should Do Before You Start.

      It raises some important points. Here’s one that we thought was worth the share:

      You then need to decide how far you intend to go – what needs an overhaul and what would pass with just a minor update – and, of course, the big one: what your budget will allow. It’s important to not let emotional desires override when determining how much you can afford. Letting your heart run away from ...

      Read Full Article
    20. Is Your Investment Covered for Building Defect?

      Is Your Investment Covered for Building Defect?

      Are your properties protected by your insurance? Don't be too complacent says this informative online article from Your Investment Property Magazine. It's called Building Defects: What Does It Mean For Property Investors?

      In it, Nina Cuturic shares some fascinating details. Here's one that's thought-provoking:

      Many policies actually do not cover the cost of damage that is a result of defective construction. This means there is virtually no safety net for those owners-investors who have properties in such buildings as Opal and Mascot Towers, who have ultimately lost a tenant and an income.

      For more expert opinions ...

      Read Full Article
    21. Insights from Radio Announcer and Prominent Property Investor Troy Ellis

      Insights from Radio Announcer and Prominent Property Investor Troy Ellis

      Here's a fascinating article from Real Estate Australia. It's called Nova 100's Troy Ellis Shares His Home Truths.

      In it, the radio announcer shares some fascinating insights. This one's particularly thought-provoking:

      Get into the market as soon as you can. There’s no good or bad time if you are buying property for the medium to long term, especially if you’re buying a home for somewhere to live as opposed to investment.

      Take a look at the rest of the article for more of his fascinating views, tips, lessons in property investing...

      Read Full Article
    22. 3 Keys to Scale Up Your Rental Property Portfolio Without Burning Out

      3 Keys to Scale Up Your Rental Property Portfolio Without Burning Out

      Thinking about adding a couple more rentals to your portfolio but scared of taking the plunge? Here's a good article for you. Sterling White of Bigger Pockets lists three important things to consider to make sure you maximize your new properties and minimize stress.

      Here's why it's important:

      If you’ve owned a few rental proeprties or have even just done your homework, you already know that you need diversification in your portfolio to make sure money keeps coming in. 

      Want to know how to diversify while still keeping your finances and sanity in check? Read more ...

      Read Full Article
    23. Why You Don't Have to Have a Lot in Order to Start Investing

      Why You Don't Have to Have a Lot in Order to Start Investing

      Think you don't have enough yet to invest? Stumbled upon this interesting piece from Wealth Enhancers which could help you with your investment decision. It's called Why No Money is No Excuse Not to Invest.

      It gives us some fascinating ideas. This one, in particular, we thought was worth the share:

      ...instead of trying to buy at one magical moment, we instead elect to buy regularly, and buy some high, some low, and over time we smooth out the differences. The fancy name for this is ‘dollar cost averaging’.

      It’s quite a liberating concept and it takes ...

      Read Full Article
    1-24 of 81 1 2 3 4 »
  1. Categories

    1. Read Publishing:

      Amazon Experts Magazine, At Home Noosa, Back Yourself Magazine, Blooms, Chrisco, Co Creation Magazine, Construction Innovation, Expert, Fortnite, Freedom Family Magazine, Get Published Magazine, Happy Hormones, Healm Magazine, Health Wisdom Magazine, Importing For Profit, Intrapreneur Magazine, Jennifer Porter, Linen Magazine, Lisa Cox, Living Art, Love Your Pets, Magazine Website (Read), Make Money Online, Matt Buchel, Modern HR, Move On, Plastic Free Planet Magazine, Print revolution Magazine, Property Portfolio, Retirement Life, Stand Out Marketing, The Super Investor, Thyroid Health, Todays Electrician, Vertical Living, Wise Girls Money, Your Career Magazine, Your Home and Garden, Youth In Business
  2. Popular Articles