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Time machine to Property Investment in 1973

If you only had a time machine and could go back to 1973 and get a property investment on your Bankcard! (The year I was in grade two and my family went on its first “Fairstar” cruise, oh and the Sydney Opera House was opened) Most…
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Starting Property Investing with just $9,000 - Glenda's Story

Most people think they need a fortune to make a fortune in property investing. Nothing could be farther than the truth.  Yes, you need a deposit and enough to pay for legals and whatever value adding you are going to do but that might be…
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Investment Property - What to Buy

What to buy, what to buy? Picking the right type of investment property is the key to success. Commercial Commercial property includes things like shops, offices and warehouses and parking spaces.  The upside of commercial is they can…
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Is Negative Gearing at Risk of being taken away?

Few people in Australia realize the two massive investment concessions (incentives) we have that are out of step with the rest of the world are negative gearing and dividend imputation. Removing either will be met with voter resistance (ala…
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What to do in a Property Bubble

Bubble, bubble toil and trouble, people are panicking, worried they’ll miss out and worried they’ll get cut short - what will it be? Is this a property bubble at all? Thing is the nay-Sayers have been calling the Australian property bubble…
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How Real Estate Listings Differ

Real estate listings are contracts between sellers and the brokers who sell their homes. With all the different kinds of real estate listings, it can be confusing to know which one is best. Several factors affect the type of real estate listing…
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Peter Spann’s Property Investment Brisbane – Where to Buy

Once the darling of the property investing set Brisbane is lagging behind Sydney and Melbourne for across the board growth but the early signs of a comeback are in place.   Smart investors will pick their suburbs but could benefit from renewed…
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Worst Auction Ever?

I went to an auction SO bad last night I almost feel like naming and shaming the big name franchise agent / auctioneer. First they did it "in rooms" not on site - this is a fully renovated house with glorious harbour views - why remove bidders…
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Peter Spann's Property Investment Melbourne - Where to Buy

All the indicators point to the early stages of a boom for property investment Melbourne.  Canny investors can take advantage of lower prices now and ride the wave to the top.   Hot spot performers are keeping Real Estate Agents on…
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Peter Spann's Property Investment Sydney - Where to Buy

Generally it is accepted over many years that Sydney leads the Australian property market into a new growth cycle. This was certainly the case in the 90's and early 2000's.  When Sydney grew, the rest of the nation followed. Sydney is the…