As with any type of long-term wealth creation vehicle, real estate comes with its own set of cautionary tales about the potential hazards and pitfalls. Many things can go wrong and the risk is amplified if you leap in without first seeking professional advice and devising a sound strategy and investment plan. But does that

Cars are manufactured identically “off-the-press” and their price is consistent when they hit the showroom floor. Properties, on the other hand, are unique. They have their own personal features and additions, such as a distinctive outlook, backyard, balcony, fireplace, and so on. Even if it’s wedged in a row of townhouses, it will have its

Seven auction sins

Friday, 12 August 2016 by

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

We often hear people talking about the property market in terms of a buyer’s market or a seller’s market. What does this mean and how do you know what’s going on? The Definition of a Buyer’s Market is where supply exceeds demand, giving purchasers an advantage over sellers in price negotiations. The opposite of a