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Lend Power Deal of the Fortnight – 32 Kent St, Kallangur QLD 4503

Our pick of the week this week is 32 Kent St, Kallangur QLD 4503. Bought by our clients almost a year ago for $351,200, this 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom lowset house sitting on 607sqm block presents marvelous potential for the following reasons: 1. Nicely presented and in decent condition – not much work required from…
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[Media Feature] Our Director featured on the SPI Podcast!

For those of you that doesn’t know, our Director David Shih was featured on the Smart Property Investment (SPI) Podcast last year! If you have not yet heard his story on SPI – definitely check it out so you can understand the ups and downs, and what to watch out for in his property investment…
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[Investment Strategy] What is your limiting resource in property investing?

Have you ever wondered how some investors are just able to keep growing their portfolio? Most Australians never go beyond 1 Investment Property – so what is the trick?

[Investment Strategy] How to develop optimal offer price and forecast cashflow using the cashflow calculator

I think as an investor a cashflow calculator is an absolute minimum tool to have. At the end of the day investing is all about using money to make money – but before you can make any equity you should understand how much the holding costs are per week, month or year in order to…
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Here it is – property #6 at another Logan suburb! Why back to Logan, you may ask? Trust me, I was trying to diversify at that time as well which is why property #5 was up at Murrumba Downs. And after property #5 I’ve also had a good and hard look out west – more…
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[Investment Strategy] How to effectively buy site unseen?

A question that I get asked a lot by fellow investors is – “when you buy in QLD, do you visit every property before you buy?” Very valid question, so I thought I’ll share my strategy on how I’ve done this when I was buying properties up at QLD. My answer is “no I don’t,…
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[Portfolio Showcase Series] Journey to property #5 – Selection Criteria

Since the Moreton Bay trip I have been monitoring listings around Kallangur in the hope to capitalize the new Moreton Bay rail which was due to open in couple of months. So that’s why I have been focusing more on Kallangur area instead of Deception Bay, despite the fact Deception Bay median price was lower. At that…
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[Investing Tips & Tricks] 10 tips for choosing an investment property

So, you’re thinking of buying your first residential investment property? There are a few things to consider before making the move. Here are our top 10 tips for avoiding potential difficulties and ensuring success.

[Portfolio Showcase Series!] Journey to property #5 – Heading North to Moreton Bay!

Having bought two IPs in Logan, even though I was quite happy with the result I’ve started to think that I will need to look at diversifying in QLD. My options were to go West or North. If you read my first time encounter with Ipswich, you’ll know that I’m not a big fan of heaps…
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[3 min Wed finance series] Thinking to refinance in order to renovate? Here’s how!

Refinancing your assets to renovate a property is a significant decision that will hopefully improve your standard of living or add substantial value to your property.   Refinancing isn’t as straightforward as you might expect. The type of renovation proposed goes a long way to dictating the loan required. If the wrong loan is chosen,…
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