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 …

Quarter Of A Million Passive Income From A Single Deal

I recently did a short interview with one of my students who just completed an amazing deal. I recorded this because I wanted my other students to learn from this. However just so others can see what’s possible if you learn and know your stuff, this is the shorter abridged version of this interview. In this interview Tim talks about how he found this property, the deal he created, the money he had to put into this deal and what he’s going to get out …

Winner of the Podcast Contest

Contest Winner Last month I ran a contest for new subscribers of my podcast. To enter you had to be a subscriber to my podcast and leave an honest review… Pretty simple right? The main prize was full access to my commercial property cash flow blueprint course and membership. Here’s the lucky winner: Peggy Mitchell holding the physical part of the course. I called Peggy personally to let her know she’d won and welcome her to the program – she was over the moon. Congratulations …

Now is the time to get into a commercial property!

Australian papers are full of articles about the ‘booming’ residential property market. The ‘booming’ residential market across every major capital city in the country continues and does look like stopping. The boom in housing prices is set to continue for another 12 months. Some predict at least another 5-10% will be added to mean housing prices. This is great if you own a house, not great if you are trying to buy one. But the strong growth in housing prices is also having an impact …

New PM Equals New Possibilities

Well, here we go again! If you have been living under a rock or just back from sailing in the middle of the southern ocean, here’s a news flash! We have a new PM. Another PM. It’s time to say goodbye to Tony’s slogans, ‘Jobs and Growth’ , ‘Debt and Deficits’, ‘Lifters not Leaners’ . Change is a coming. Roll out the red carpet (a very expensive one hopefully) for Malcolm ‘Top end of Town’ Turnbull. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the reason …

Why ordinary Australians Are Snapping Up Commercial Property

Here’s an article I found this week which demonstrates why commercial property is such a fantastic investment… Yep. That’s what I’ve been saying all along 🙂  (James)   Higher End Commercial Properties Are Being Snapped Up Even At Lower Yields Because of Long-Term Returns Lowest prices are just the beginning for investors who are leaping into the commercial property market. Source: News Corp Australia RETIRED Adelaide doctor and grandfather Prahbash Goel is a family man. That’s why he paid $10.95 million for Bunnings warehouse in …

Scarcity and Business Growth – Planning for the future

When it comes to offices, size matters It’s one of the biggest challenges facing new and emerging companies: how to accommodate extra staff as a business grows but its current office space doesn’t. Similarly, it presents a problem for landlords when tenants need more room to move than what they’re able to provide. But as a new leasing deal in Sydney shows, landlords are now starting to offer unique leasing conditions in a bid to lock in tenants who might look to expand their operation …

[PODCAST] Aussie Bank Regulator’s War On Loans Is Murdering Residential Investing

The Aussie banking regulator APRA is making a move on residential home loans by pressuring the banks to protect themselves against potential mortgage losses at the expense of shareholders and customers. While this could be seriously painful for many would-be investors the pressure has loopholes for smart investors. Check out this podcast to find out how to position yourself for the blow.          

Commercial Property and The “Property Clock”

A recent survey by the Australian property institute (API) shows that the East Coast property market, all sections commercial and residential, at the bottom or near the bottom of the property cycle. They demonstrate this by using what’s called a property clock. What is a property clock? Typically surveys like this use property clocks to show where they believe the market to be. They usually run like this: Noon to 6 PM is a downswing and 6 PM to midnight is upswing. It’s interesting to …

Why choose commercial property over residential?

Why choose commercial property over residential? So why choose commercial property over residential? Obviously this is the question every residential investor asks… whenever they are considering the transition across to commercial property. However, you will quickly discover the reasons are rather compelling. Reason #1: Your tenants stay for longer For the most part, you find residential tenancies will be on a month-by-month basis… maybe 6 months, perhaps for a year if you’re lucky. Whereas commercial leases will tend to range between 3 and 5 years …