Forget About Finding The Perfect Deal

If there’s one question that’s on the mind of every person who starts looking at commercial property as an investment vehicle it is this: “How do I find good deals? And how do I know if they are good deals once I’ve found them?” To answer that question I think it’s best to reset your expectations and make sure you are being real about your strategy. As a beginner, it’s important you don’t get hung up on finding the deal of the century. Why? Well, …

Frightening prices could actually be helping us small fry.

The global hunt for better yields continues and more na more people are diving into commercial property. An article on AFR this week called commercial property prices “frightening” . And in may ways it’s true. Yields have not been this tight since before the global financial crisis and with all the media hype and more relaxed international investment boundaries money is pouring into Australia looking for the best return. At the moment the best stable return is in commercial property. It makes you wonder whether …

Thinking Outside The Box To Grow Your Equity

There’s one huge advantage that commercial property has over other types of property and allows you huge opportunities to manufacture capital growth if you choose the right property.   If you invest in residential property you don’t have as many choices. You can renovate, you can wait, or if you have a big enough block you could split the block and build another place out the back.   …And that second one… waiting, is really only waiting and hoping that prices in your area will …

powerful questions powerful results: student case study

After years of residential property investment one student is blown away by what you can achieve with commercial property. I was talking to one of my mentoring students the other day. 

He’s had an injury which rendered him unable to work soon he had to come up with another way to make a living. He had a family to take care of so this was top priority. What I like about this story is that this guy asked the right questions… here’s what I mean. …