The Quantity Surveyor Access that equity! Having achieved my first goal of obtaining a suitable valuation and creating additional equity in my property, it was time to proceed to the next step—turning that equity into money and increasing my bank balance. Having more equity in your property is like seeing the value of your shares … Continue reading How to Buy Unlimited Investment Properties Chapter 2
Chapter 1. The Valuation A conservative strategy After deciding I had to get rich by building my own property portfolio if I was going to do it at all, I needed a strategy. By nature, I am not a gambler. I wanted to proceed with absolute certainty that I would always be able to meet … Continue reading How to Buy Unlimited Investment Properties Chapter 1
Welcome to the first of a series of blogs. My marketing gurus have been on me for a while wanting regular blogs for social media purposes and I regularly receive requests from readers for my books, so hopefully, this is a perfect solution for both. The start of my first book, “How to Buy Unlimited … Continue reading Introduction to How to Buy Unlimited Investment Properties
There is much excitement when it comes to buying your first home, but it can also be difficult if you are not clear about the entire process. Knowing the process of buying a home and the real estate terminology can be hard, and with property price increases in many parts of the nation, buying a … Continue reading THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME
Hi, I’m Mark Reister from Investing in Properties. Today, I wanted to talk to you about what commission you should be paying your estate agent to sell your property. I know it’s attractive to pick the agent with the lowest commission, or often a set commission level. But, if the agent doesn’t have enough skill … Continue reading What Commission You Should Pay an agent to sell your property?
On Wednesday night (8th September,21) the 7 National News ran a story about real estate prices in the next 12 months for Melbourne. According to a survey of 40 economists and experts by CoreLogic for Finder, Melbourne will have a property price increase of 9%. If you have been thinking about buying a property in … Continue reading Melbourne Property Prices expected to increase by 9%
We have had many people asking us this question and I thought I’d go back to the first book I’ve written: “how to buy unlimited properties” and get this info for you from page 133 to 139. Happy reading After we signed the sale contracts, we needed to pay deposits. A deposit is usually 10 … Continue reading Deposit Bonds
The latest data insights from the Real Estate Institute of Victoria/ Aug. 2021/ Vol. 85 are out and it provides a fascinating account of the real estate market. The number of million- dollar suburbs in Victoria has quadrupled over the past decade, from 44 to 194 suburbs, including seven from regional Victoria. Based on the … Continue reading The million-dollar question
Extract from “How to buy unlimited investment properties” book My next step was to obtain a quantity surveyor’s report. I use a quantity surveyor to find every legally depreciable item in my property, and then provide a schedule of those items showing straight-line depreciation and reducing balance depreciation, and the economic lifespan of each item. … Continue reading What’s a quantity surveyor?
Investing in properties, is a unique service unlike any other real estate advocacy business. This service is designed to bring together property buyers for the sole purpose of buying residential real estate with large discounts. We buy boutique properties with a minimum 5% discount below the property’s intrinsic market below, not just below the inflated … Continue reading What properties do we target for our buying groups?