5 common investor home loan mistakes

Deciding on a secure home loan requires you as the investor and as the home loan applicant to consider the type of plan you...

7 crucial things investors should do when apartment hunting

Apartment hunting can be a fun experience when you’re looking to start property investing. It’s a chance for you to not only find an...

Can ‘build to rent’ solve the affordable housing puzzle?

Australia’s state governments, as well as some ambitious local councils, community housing providers and forward-looking private developers, are finally taking note of the housing...

Minimise your risk of buying a property lemon

A property with 'issues' can be an investor’s nightmare, not to mention a money pit. Here’s how to minimise your risk of buying a...

Who is the typical investor in the Australian property market?

Contrary to the image a property investor might conjure up - a wealthy full-time property speculator - most residential investors in Australia don’t actually...

Opinion: Finally, some clarity on depreciation deductions

The property market has finally received some clarity in relation to the Government’s plan to reduce depreciation deductions for residential properties. It’s good news...

7 habits of tax-smart property investors

LJ Hooker offers the following tips to help property investors navigate tax time. Which of these points are most relevant to you? Article reproduced with...

Don’t invest in property? What’s your excuse?

When I talk to people who don’t invest, they always agree that they should be investing. So what’s stopping them? Cross-promoted with permission of Michael...

Lighting and your investment property: Everything you need to know

In a competitive rental market, knowing what is advantageous to have in your home helps you to maximise the returns on your property. From...