Hi Patrick,Have you considered investing in Calamvale – a much nicer surburb with a lot of first home buyers and people looking to rent in the area. It's up and coming. Cheers,SusieDolphins Fixed Fee Property Services http://www.dolphinsproperty.com.au/
With regards to this, I found Catherine Cashmore's write-up in particular helpful: All future analysis is to some extent speculation and although I can ‘envisage’ temporary drops in the market – 5/10% in some areas, I honestly don’t feel we’re heading for a 40% drop or more which has been suggested. In the US borrowers with little income, no…[Read more]
susie843 replied to the topic Criteria for choosing successful investment property in the forum This blog post below has 10 years, 1 month ago
This blog post below has some really good and no non-sense tips:
susie843 replied to the topic What Happens if a Property doesn’t settle on time? in the forum Help Needed! 10 years, 1 month ago
There should be a sunset date or your money back!
susie843 replied to the topic Off the Plan purchases with 10 yr rent guarantees? in the forum Help Needed! 10 years, 1 month ago
http://www.propertyportfoliospecialist.com/2010/09/guaranteed-rental-income/nstead of giving a discount, many developers nowadays choose to provide a guaranteed rental scheme to prospective investors. The idea is that when you settle a property, you don’t worry about finding tenants to help you pay the mortgage, as the developer will cover t…[Read more]
I'm based in West End, QLD – 2.5 km from the Brisbane CBD.Check out this new release project:http://www.propertyportfoliospecialist.com/2010/09/chelsea-bowen-hills/Any other queenslanders here?
By the way, P, with your current financial situation…have you considered buying a property off-the-plan at all?Here is blog post on this…wisely invested, an off-the-plan investment can help you get into the market but without too much financial commitment/burden for…[Read more]
Hi P,This article below should be helpful for you.http://www.propertyportfoliospecialist.com/2010/08/negative-gearing/Happy investing!
Most people have heard of the saying that the most three important things about real estate are location, location and location. For investment, there are also three things that matter the most – diversification, diversification and diversification. There is simply no magic rule of buying only one type of real estate to get rich, such as l…[Read more]
susie843 replied to the topic Carly Crutchfield (Developing)dvd’s notes & workbook in the forum Creative Investing 10 years, 2 months ago
I'm going to her 1 day workshop in October in Brisbane city…will check it out first.Check out my new blog:http://propertyportfoliospecialist.com/
For investment purposes, you have to be a permanent resident or Australian citizen to purchase a residential property. The requirements have been made very clear by the FIRB. See the blog post below: http://propertyportfoliospecialist.com/2010/08/foreign-investor/
I've got the anwer for that.If you're not a permanent resident, you are prohibited from acquiring established dwellings for investment purposes (i.e. they cannot be purchased to be used as a rental or holiday property), However, as a temporary resident, you can apply to purchase one established dwelling to use as your residence in Australia,…[Read more]
susie843 replied to the topic Where are the real estate investors speculating growth now? in the forum Help Needed! 10 years, 2 months ago
What about inner-city apartments in Australian capital cities? I'd share this blog post with you:http://propertyportfoliospecialist.com/2010/08/the-rise-of-the-apartments/Cheers!
Saw her appearing on the Secret Millionaire show on TV last night, which was quite interesting! I've got friends who had attended her seminars and that they all highly recommend me going as I'm in real estate too. so I'd definitely go when she was in QLD next – anyone knows when? http://propertyportfoliospecialist.com/