Follow this Process BEFORE You Subdivide!

Recently, I talked about “Smart Subdivision Strategies” in this space and how to create value and manufacture growth out of property you already own or are in a JV with a partner’s property. After receiving more than a few questions from you about the subdivision process, I thought it might help to go into it […]

Smart Subdivision Strategies

Today I want to talk about one of the smartest ways to increase the value of your property–that is, to subdivide it. By subdividing a property, you don’t have to wait for the market to go up to realize growth. Subdividing a block of land allows you to “force the market” by creating a new, […]

#48: How to Take Advantage of Residential Zoning Changes

Picking your areas and cities to study Making sense of the local council zoning maps What sort of things to look for on the zoning maps Reading the streets before you even go to council How to research the owner of a property How to structure a deal with owners of perfect properties

How to Positively Gear a Development Project

I was speaking to a friend of mine recently about–what else?–Real estate, of course.  He’s a fellow I’ve known for years, who’s a very successful land developer.  We were talking about the problems that some real estate investors run into when they’ve decided to buy a block of land for development… And the problems they […]

#29: The Lazy Developer

Here I have an open and candid discussion with Bob Andersen. Bob has been a developer for 25 years and has been involved in excess of $1 BILLION of development and real estate projects. Some know his as The Billion Dollar Developer, but he would much rather be known as The Lazy Developer. Today, Bob […]

#21: The Future Trends of Investment Property

You’ll love this! It’s the latest iLoveRealEstate Podcast features a guy called Kevin Doodney. Guaranteed most of you would not have heard of him. In the big land subdivision community, where the big boys like Stockland, Mirvac, Central Equity, Delfin, etc, etc have problems, they call this guy in to fix them. Now you might be […]