WHAT IS IT ABOUT PROPERTY THAT MAKES IT WORK AS AN INVESTMENT?

The media is full of articles trying to compare the returns from property and the share market, in a bid to gain some glory for one or the other and change our behaviour. It is really much simpler than that, leverage amplifies our returns.

Most of us have bought our own home. Many of us have paid off a large chunk of the mortgage. We know that it gets easier and easier to make those payments so we are not afraid of debt. Most of us have also had the value of our home, and those of our friends and family, go up over time. While this has been very pleasing, it has also demonstrated the way capital growth works. We have faith that property....

WHAT IS THE REAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SPRUIKER & A PROPERTY INVESTMENT ADVISOR?

The underlining difference between a ‘spruiker’ and a qualified, property investment advisor, is a simple question of what comes first on the agenda; strategic planning, or deciding on a property...

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