A Beginners Guide to Property Investment Cash Flow

The stuff of nightmares for beginner property investors: tenants not paying on time, never enough savings in the bank, unexpected tax bills… when does it end!? To help you rest easier, NU-DEV presents this short guide to property cashflow management.

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Topics: Investing In Property

Buying a House, Property or Land? Property Types Explained

If you are looking to become a property investor, it’s important to consider the type of property you are investing in carefully (before you invest!). Some types of property are great for beginner investors and others are a little more intricate an investment. To help you get started, here are the top three most common types of Australian property explained.

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Topics: Investing In Property

Thinking about hiring a Property Manager? Here’s everything you need to know about property management!

The overseeing of residential, commercial and/or industrial property – including apartments, houses, units, office/business buildings, factories, shopping centres and more – is what is known as property management. Typically, a property manager is hired for real estate that is owned by another party or entity. This property manager then acts on behalf of the owner to generate them income and preserve the value of the owner/entity’s property.

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Topics: Property Management

The Essential Checklist for Creating a Property Risk Mitigation Plan

20-Step checklist and step-by-step guide to creating a professional and effective property risk mitigation plan.

Let’s talk about strategies to avoid, accept, reduce, control or transfer risk. If you are serious about becoming a property investor, than finding the right strategy for you is essential!

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Topics: First Home Buyer, Investing In Property

5 Questions to Ask Your Potential Property Manager

Hiring a great property manager can be a tricky task, especially as you need one with local experience, excellent communication skills and the know-how to navigate today’s property market for you.

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Topics: Investing In Property, Property Management

5 Questions to Ask When Conducting Property Area Research

A property purchase should be treated like any other major purchase in your life. Which means, doing your research before buying. Your goal – when investing in property – should be to achieve the most growth possible in a marketplace. To help you maximise your investment efforts, here are the top five questions you need to be answering when conducting your area research.

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Topics: Investing In Property

Mistakes New Landlords Make & How to Avoid Them

Managing a rental home takes experience, knowledge and a lot of patience. If you don’t employ a property manager and choose to self-manage your rental, it is essentially like running your own small business.

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Topics: Investing In Property, Property Management

How Do I Calculate the Loan-to-Value Ratio (LVR) of My Property?

Quite simply, your loan-to-value ratio (LVR) is the amount you are borrowing to purchase your property. It is represented as a percentage of the value of the property that is being used as security for your loan. It is important because lenders focus the majority of their decision making on your LVR when assessing your application for a loan. A lower LVR means a lower risk to your lender.

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Topics: Investing In Property

What is Your Risk Profile & How Do You Develop a Property Investment Strategy That’s Right for You?

Essentially, your risk profile is the amount of risk that you want and can afford to take. Here’s how to discover your risk profile, in order to develop a property investment strategy best suited to you and your needs.

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Topics: Investing In Property

Things to Be Aware of If Buying a Property Together

There are many positives as well as negatives to purchasing a property with your partner. Here are the top things you need to be aware of if you and your partner are wanting to purchase a property together.

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Topics: Investing In Property