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What is yield and how do you calculate it?

For anyone who is considering buying an investment property, you will surely be interested in what return the property will give you – in other…

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How to calculate Capital Gains Tax (CGT)?

As with most financial matters, capital gains tax can look daunting from afar. But edge a little closer and you begin to see it’s not…

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How to avoid capital gains tax (CGT) when selling a property?

While capital gains tax might sound overwhelming at first thought, with a bit of knowledge and planning, it’s possible to substantially reduce how much of…

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3 things landlords should know about tenant numbers in a rental

Across Australia, there are no hard and fast rules about how many people can live in a rental property, but it’s an issue property owners…

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7 hassles of managing your own investment property

Building wealth by investing in property sounds brilliant on paper. But, if you plan to manage the property yourself, it’s not quite as easy as…

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The different types of tenancy agreements

Paperwork is a necessary evil for every landlord and one of the most important documents of all is the tenancy agreement between the owner and…

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The definition of sub-letting and what it means for landlords

Most landlords understand how a residential tenancy agreement works, but sub-letting can be a bit of a grey area. Here’s what landlords need to know…

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Managing a rental property without an agent

While the majority of rental properties in Australia are handled by property managers, about 33% of owners across the country opt to do it themselves…

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  • Seven auction sins
    by Bryce Yardney on June 24, 2021 at 5:00 am

    I know that many property investors are a little intimidated by the thought of bidding for a property at auction.  I can understand why because auctions are an emotional and exciting event. And even after bidding at hundreds and hundreds of auctions, I must admit I still get that surge of adrenaline every time I…

  • Understanding the 3 stages of your property investment journey
    by Michael Yardney on June 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

    While achieving financial freedom through property investing is very achievable for most Australians, it’s also quite an overwhelming task. You see, unlike buying a property to live in, the main reason for buying an investment property is to make money — to help you build a long-term “cash machine.” And the better you can nail…

  • What happens when it’s cheaper to own property than to rent?
    by Stuart Wemyss on June 23, 2021 at 5:30 am

    With interest rates at all-time lows, in some situations, it is now a lot cheaper to be an owner-occupier than a renter. And with the prospect of interest rates not rising anytime soon, it could stay that way for a few years, unless the market changes. I thought it would be interesting to analyse the…

  • ANZ predicts RBA will hike by 2023 + other economic forecasts
    by Michael Yardney on June 23, 2021 at 4:30 am

    ANZ predicts that the RBA will tighten the cash rate in two steps over the second half of 2023. The forecast, which is contingent on sustained inflation and wage growth, expects the Reserve Bank will take the cash rate to 0.5% by the end of that year. In fact, the ANZ research points out that…

  • Watch out for these property investment pitfalls
    by Leanne Jopson on June 23, 2021 at 3:30 am

    As with any asset class, real estate comes with its own set of cautionary tales about the potential hazards and pitfalls. At the moment all we hear in the media is how property prices are booming and will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. So it’s easy to get caught up in the…

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  • Are tiny homes a good investment?
    by Alex White on June 18, 2021 at 3:14 am

    If you’re interested in property investing, you may be wondering if tiny homes are a good investment? Let us explain the pros and cons. The post Are tiny homes a good investment? appeared first on

  • 5 top tips for landlords in the current property market
    by Terri Scheer on June 16, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    From finding a good tenant to appointing an expert property manager, here are our top tips for surviving as a landlord in the current property climate. The post 5 top tips for landlords in the current property market appeared first on

  • The real cost of being a landlord
    by Terri Scheer on June 10, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    There is profit in property investment, but don’t overlook your outgoings. Find out which costs you can expect as a landlord. The post The real cost of being a landlord appeared first on

  • 5 questions property investors are asking in 2021
    by Frasers Property Australia on May 28, 2021 at 12:56 am

    From timing to size, location to style, our experts share their insights to help you launch back into property investment after a challenging year. The post 5 questions property investors are asking in 2021 appeared first on

  • 5 facts every landlord needs to know about their property
    by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services on May 24, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    Rental property regulations are changing and landlords are obliged to keep up. Here’s what you should know in 2021. The post 5 facts every landlord needs to know about their property appeared first on

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