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When Is It OK to Sell Investment Property?

It’s a common misconception amongst property investors: “never sell your property”. Although residential property investment requires a long-term outlook to ride out market fluctuations and maximise the effects of compound capital growth, even the best quality investment asset has a use-by date. The whole point of investing is to improve your quality of life. At some […]

How Young Investors Can Start Smart

Legendary investor Charles Schwab recently told Barron’s the biggest mistake most novice investors make is procrastinating. They wait for market conditions to improve instead of preparing for fluctuations by investing the resources they already have. Schwab was talking about stock investments, but the same principle applies to real estate. The younger you start investing, the sooner you start […]

Choosing A Contractor For Your Investment Property

So you’ve done the market analysis, determined your property is in need of renovations, you’re OK with the payback period – what’s next? The calculations you used to get here should have had you obtaining bids from contractors so you’re all ready to go, but which one to use and when to do it? On selection of the contractor, I […]