The Pfeiffer Blog
Tuesday 4th April 2017
Of the 2 million property investors in Australia only 18 per cent manage to invest in two or more properties, and one per cent in five or more properties.
I’ve learnt that continuing to succeed at property investment has absolutely nothing to do with luck — instead, it is influenced largely by one’s... more
Tuesday 28th March 2017
The latest Housing Affordability Report by CoreLogic reveals that Perth is now one of the most affordable capital cities to buy a property in Australia.
The report revealed that on the measurement of price to income ratio, Perth (5.5) was now more affordable than Brisbane (5.7), Sydney (8.3), Melbourne (7.1) and Adelaide... more
Tuesday 21st March 2017
REAL estate investment has made many Australians wealthier, but has also stung a few right where it hurts — in their hip pocket.
Would-be investors have plenty of questions to ask themselves before taking the property plunge, but three dilemmas stand out more... more
Wednesday 15th March 2017
Who is going to pay you the most rent for your property? Which tenant profile is going to stay the longest and pay you on time, every week? I don't have those answers without knowing more about your property. But you should.
To get the greatest level of control, it may best to decide what type... more
Tuesday 7th March 2017
Are you trying to decide between making an investment in a unit or a house? Well take a step back, because there are a few key factors that you should consider first.
In some markets, a house may be a better option, in others a unit may reap better gains. So to make the most of your hard-earned money, you really need to... more
Wednesday 1st March 2017
As a professional property investor and the managing director of an investment property buyer’s agency, I’m always challenged by my clients and peers alike with the timeless question, ‘Where’s the next hot spot?’.
My answer is always (to their dismay), ‘It depends’. It depends... more
Tuesday 21st February 2017
Misinformation can stop your property portfolio in its tracks. Make yourself aware of the most common investment myths to separate fact from fiction.
The biggest danger to wealth creation is misinformation.
Here are some common myths and facts about property so you can make sensible decisions based on solid information:
Tuesday 14th February 2017
The overall consensus is that while low buyer confidence is unsurprising due to job insecurity with the slowdown of the resources sector in 2016, this... more
Tuesday 14th February 2017
Despite tougher lending rules and slowing price growth in some major cities, property remains a safe and stable investment.
It’s been a whirlwind year for Australia’s property market. From the potential removal of negative gearing concessions, to weighty lending policy changes and warnings of a massive... more
Tuesday 7th February 2017
As a property investor and a landlord, you want the best for your property and the highest possible returns, with a minimum amount of fuss — so how can this be achieved?
Having worked in the property industry for a number of years, I have heard every fear imaginable from my clients. Obviously as a property investor... more