Land is the fundamental unit of value. It’s why wars are always fought over it. What else can you say that about? Things seem to be hotting up in the South China Sea. As far as I can tell the dispute seems to be about who owns a solidly performing exchange traded fund. Or what […]
Triguboff made his fortune following a simple rule, even when it meant going against the grain. The Business Review Weekly have released their rich list for 2016. Coming in at number one, with an estimated personal wealth of over $10bn, is Meriton founder Harry Triguboff. Congratulations to Harry. You know I love a rags to […]
One of the side effects of making lots of money in property is that sometimes your existing friends that are not part of that world start to drift away. Sometimes it’s because some people can’t handle your success, other times it’s because you are moving in new circles and learning a new language (Property speak). […]
Most explanations for the rise of apartment living are a bit wishy-washy to me. But I’ve got a theory… For a while now, we’ve been hearing about the death of the 4-bdr, 2-bath, large suburban home. And we’re seeing that playing out in the data. However, when I listened to most people talk about why […]
“Westpac rate rise ushers in end of the property boom.” That’s the headline. Is it true. After Westpac’s surprise decision to raise rates out of cycle, The Sydney Morning Herald was running with the headline: “Westpac rate rise ushers in end of the property boom.” Are they right? First point is you’re always on thin […]
In every hot market, there are stacks of people saying it can’t possibly go higher… until it does. Time for a reality check. Just when you thought the market couldn’t go any higher – and many people were telling you it was a physical impossibility – property came back from the Easter break with an […]
“An apartment construction boom shows just how much Aussies love apartments now.” Really? ‘Love’ is a strong word. If you look at where new property is being built right now, it seems to tell you that this is the dawn of the age of apartments. A lot of people say this is because there’s been […]
Students usually like to start small doing splitters and renovations but at some point almost all of the action takers will transition to property development. This video starts to look at that transition and how you can make it.
Here’s a short vid with examples of different markets and the kinds of deals you could do.
Just a quick video for all you budding (and experienced) developers on the importance of setting up a good developer team to support you.