Property Investing Blog - Search Party Property


March 29, 2018

Buying a Property next to a Cemetery, sewer or any other question mark locations.

Would you buy a property near a cemetery, waste land, high voltage powerlines or construction zone? What considerations do you need to make before saying a no or a yes to a property investment that has a few question marks?
March 29, 2018

How much to get started in property investing?

How much do you need to get started in property investing and what are the expectations around what that investment will deliver? How much deposit will get me to my first property? Property investing isn’t about buying a one million dollar house. Find a strategy that is right for you for today and years to come.
March 29, 2018

How to Win at a Property Auction

Love them or not, if you want a property, and it’s going to auction, you don’t have a choice. How do you win at a property auction? How do you prepare for an auction? What are your auction day strategies?
March 13, 2018

Should we allow Pets in Investment Properties?

Allowing pets in your investment property is not an easy decision to make or is it? Over 64% of Australian households own a pet and 59% of people who do not currently own a pet, admit that they would like one in the near future. How much weight will a Investment property owner have in the future when it comes to pets in their investment property?
March 13, 2018

Is Interstate Property Investing for me?

Limiting your investment property purchases to locations that you are familiar with, can limit your options and returns. Interstate property investing is also a healthy way to manage your risk across your property portfolio.
March 13, 2018

Co-Investing. We share clothes, jobs, cars why not houses?

Co-investing is where two or more people share ownership of a property. Something that we are seeing increase in Australia. First home buyers co-investing with friends and family has increased from 7.9% in 2014 to 9.2% in 2016. An opportune means of getting into the market earlier than you thought.
February 21, 2018

Why your First Property Investment is the most important one?

If your first property investment was a walk in the park, everyone would be doing it. And it’s not that. But it’s also not a scary, nerve racking, moment either.
February 21, 2018

How Do I Choose the Right Loan?

Don’t let anyone make the decision for you as to what loan you want to go with. Equip yourself with the knowledge of more than one person. Ask all the stupid questions you can and find a strategy that resonates with you.
February 21, 2018

Going it alone, Property Investing. Why you Shouldn’t wait for that Special Someone!

The banks and lenders love the couples retreat vibe. It helps manage their risk. They also lend you a lot more than you probably need. It’s a systematic process, not requiring someone to overthink it. A model that was created in the dark ages.
February 6, 2018

Feeling the pressure of Sydney Living?

The obvious answer to this question: Increase your income, and reduce your expense. Sydney is an expensive place to live. It’s a highly sort after location for Australians and Immigrants. When it comes to expenses, I don’t want to tell you how to suck eggs, but a few questions to ask: