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March 5, 2015

Buying off the plan | The experts tell us about their strategies


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A telling sign that markets are improving around Australia is when you start to see cranes on the horizon.
Most times it is for a new unit development and in most cases a significant number of the units will have already been sold as the banks want developers to have a fair percentage of pre-sales. So buying off the plan – before anything is even out of the ground – has become increasingly popular.

 

The advice contained in this article is general advice only. The contents have been prepared without taking account of the reader’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that the reader should, before acting on the advice, consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to the reader’s objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend readers speak with a professional qualified financial adviser before making any investment decisions.

February 5, 2015

Is cash flow a better strategy than capital growth?


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Kevin Turner speaks with Simon Buckingham about his views on whether cash flow is a better strategy than capital growth. Nicola McDougall, API editor, has her say as well.

 

The advice contained in this article is general advice only. The contents have been prepared without taking account of the reader’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that the reader should, before acting on the advice, consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to the reader’s objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend readers speak with a professional qualified financial adviser before making any investment decisions.

January 15, 2015

109 Top Suburbs Under $350,000


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Kevin Turner talks to Nicola McDougall about what’s in the February 2015 issue of Australian Property Investor magazine and then he talks to Ken Raiss, who is a bit hot under the collar about the negative press given to negative gearing. He also finds out what it took for John Edwards to put together the hottest list of affordable areas in Australia.

 

The advice contained in this article is general advice only. The contents have been prepared without taking account of the reader’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that the reader should, before acting on the advice, consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to the reader’s objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend readers speak with a professional qualified financial adviser before making any investment decisions.

December 3, 2014

PODCAST: 2015 Predictions


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Real Estate Talk’s Kevin Turner interviews Andrew Wilson and Michael Yardney about what to expect in 2015 and talks to Open Corporation’s Cam McLellan on strategies to achieve a financially independent retirement through property investment. Plus a peak inside latest edition of API

 

The advice contained in this article is general advice only. The contents have been prepared without taking account of the reader’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that the reader should, before acting on the advice, consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to the reader’s objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend readers speak with a professional qualified financial adviser before making any investment decisions.

October 2, 2014

API Podcast – Buying property with super and where to find the best rental returns


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Kevin Turner catches up with superannuation expert Ken Raiss to explore the pros and cons of buying property with super. Also Dr Andrew Wilson talks about the 40 suburbs around Australia that are giving investors the best rent returns. Get the full list in the latest edition of API

 

The advice contained in this article is general advice only. The contents have been prepared without taking account of the reader’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that the reader should, before acting on the advice, consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to the reader’s objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend readers speak with a professional qualified financial adviser before making any investment decisions.

August 5, 2014

API Podcast – Inner-Urban Convergence Suburbs


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Real Estate Talk’s Kevin Turner interviews demographer Bernard Salt about why Plan Melbourne is the best strategic planning document in Australia today and the rise of inner-urban convergence suburbs.

 

The advice contained in this article is general advice only. The contents have been prepared without taking account of the reader’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that the reader should, before acting on the advice, consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to the reader’s objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend readers speak with a professional qualified financial adviser before making any investment decisions.

March 3, 2014

API Podcast – Property settlements in the U.S.


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Kieran Clair talks with author and property expert Steve McKnight on property settlements in the U.S.

 

The advice contained in this article is general advice only. The contents have been prepared without taking account of the reader’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that the reader should, before acting on the advice, consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to the reader’s objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend readers speak with a professional qualified financial adviser before making any investment decisions.

January 23, 2014

API Podcast – February 2014


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What surprises are ahead for the property market in 2014?   Kevin Turner discusses the possibilities with John Linderman and amongst many things will find out:
  • If the current rates of property value increases in Sydney and Melbourne can be sustained
  • If Brisbane is about to bounce back
  • What is happening with the mining towns
  • The impact of interest rate increases on the market
  • How to spot potential boom areas along the coast as retirees head in that direction

December 19, 2013

API Podcast – January 2014


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This month we talk to two property experts for you to learn from.

Margaret Lomas and Greville Pabst talk about the ways to buy property below market value.

  • Why the best looking properties are not the ones to buy
  • Who can help identify the best properties
  • How to apply pressure to the seller to get the best deal
  • Making the agent your ‘best friend’
  • Identifying up and coming areas
  • Why areas with longer days on market are well worth considering
  • Look for ‘bad areas’ with good growth drivers

December 11, 2013

API Podcast – The year that was


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What happened in each major capital city property market this year and what’s ahead for 2014. Five experts share their thoughts in this special podcast.

 

The advice contained in this article is general advice only. The contents have been prepared without taking account of the reader’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that the reader should, before acting on the advice, consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to the reader’s objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend readers speak with a professional qualified financial adviser before making any investment decisions.
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