T-Bomb: How to stay alive

Truth Bomb Tuesday: We die when we stop allowing. Just make me one promise: Don’t resign your aliveness. Not now. Not ever. Don’t resign your aliveness. I know life can be tough. There are things that make you angry. There are times when you feel grief and sadness… or jealousy and resentment… or abandoned and […]

What happens if your tenant stops paying rent?

When it comes to managing bad tenants, prevention is worth an ounce of cure. As a property investor, the last thing you want is a bad tenant. And 99 out of 100 tenants are great. But what are your rights when the rent stops and the tenant burrows in like a tick? We’ve all heard […]

T-Bomb: Humanity’s great test in Covid

Truth Bomb Tuesday: If we can do this, the sky’s the limit. I know I’m a glass-half-full kind of girl. (That’s not an accident. That’s a choice. But that’s a topic for another blog.) So I know I’m a glass half full kinda girl, but I get a sense that humanity is taking a big […]

The true cost of buying property

Make sure you understand the full costs involved in purchasing property. In property, the price tag is never the price. If you’re a bit new to the game, make sure you’ve clocked these ‘extras’ and make sure you understand the impact they have on your deal. Bank fees Interest rates, loan establishment fees and refinancing […]

T-Bomb: Who to cut out of your life

Truth Bomb Tuesday: Sometimes you need to cull the dead wood… but get first things first. Sometimes you need to cut people out of your life. I’m not going to lie. Sometimes you do. But I’m also not going to pretend that this is easy. There’s a saying that your net worth is the average […]

My hot tip for the next boom market

I reckon the experts are wrong on this one… again. So I reckon the ‘experts’ have it wrong. In the latest Finder RBA Cash Rate Survey, which polled 40 property experts and economists, Melbourne was the firm favourite to become the nation’s house price leader over the next 12 months: Experts are predicting the property […]

Video: Governments Covid model is “GARBAGE”?

So the Australian government recently released their projections for covid and how vaccinations rates will pull us out of lockdown hell… So I decided to take a look, and shockingly enough, the data goes beyond misleading… It’s not a matter of it being wrong, infact, it’s almost less than just ‘wrong’. When you look at […]

How to nail a bathroom on a budget

Renovating a bathroom? Here’s a few tips for overdelivering under-budget You’re about to list your place and you’ve got it looking fab. Freshly painted. Decluttering complete. Good to go, all except for… the ugly bathroom. You don’t need to spend a fortune renovating a tired bathroom but updating a few key features can create an […]

T-Bomb: What I changed in Covid

Truth Bomb Tuesday: Change is hard… but sometimes easier than you think. I sometimes you just wake up one day and realise that everything you need is already at your fingertips. Sometimes you just need something to stop you in your tracks – for the alarm clock to go off – something that makes you […]

Will land prices really double?

This is nothing short of a paradigm shift. I saw a report from some analysts the other day saying that they expected house prices to double from here. That sounds pretty wild, given how far land values have come. (And remember, with property we’re talking about two assets bundled into one – the land value […]