12 Steps For First Time Property Investors

By Brad Minhinnick / August 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Investing in property opens up some incredible new opportunities to improve your financial security and boost your wealth. A property is a secure long-term investment for many, allowing them to diversify their income streams, and hold their money in an asset that, in the long term, will likely increase in value. The process of securing…

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6 Things You Must Know About Property Valuations

By Brad Minhinnick / August 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Property valuations are necessary for investors who are wishing to purchase a new investment property or sell their existing one. Not only does it inform the investors on how much they will be paying or receiving, but it gives the buyer an idea on what they can expect in terms of rent they can charge…

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Cash Flow Versus Capital Growth

By Brad Minhinnick / July 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Everyone who invests into property is aiming for positive results financially. Whether this is on a week by week basis or in the long term when the property is sold. Often investors use one of two methods to achieve results that benefit them financially. Either a positive cash flow method or a capital growth method.…

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Deduction Depreciations that Often Go Unclaimed

By Brad Minhinnick / July 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Depreciation is one of the most common deductions missed by property investors. In fact, only 20% of property investors actually maximise the deductions they can claim. With an average expected claim sitting between $5,000 and $10,000 in depreciation for the first financial year alone, many property owners are missing out on a huge boost to…

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Why You Should Know What Your Investment Property is Worth

By Brad Minhinnick / July 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Do you know how much your investment property is worth? Sure, you may know how much it was worth when you purchased the property, but the market is constantly shifting. The value of your investment is only as high as what a buyer is willing to pay for it.  There is power in knowing the value…

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Brisbane Rental Market Update – April 2019

By Brad Minhinnick / May 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

The latest Australian rental market snapshot for April 2019 has been released. It provides some great insight into the shifts seen across the Brisbane rental market, with house and apartment prices, rental affordability, and days on the market. Overall Brisbane saw a decrease in the median rent for houses across April 2019. This coincided with…

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Why Skimping on Marketing Costs You More

By Brad Minhinnick / March 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Marketing is quite often one of those things that feel like another hit to the pocket, an unnecessary expense. Let’s compare a common ‘free’ advertising package to a Link Living premium advertising package. We know the power of quality marketing when it comes to renting an investment property fast so we don’t bother wasting our…

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Maximising the Return on Your Rental Property

By Brad Minhinnick / March 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

When you purchase an investment property, you’re not buying it in the hopes of barely scraping by. It’s exactly what it says it is… an INVESTMENT. You want to make money from it and you’re most likely wanting to grow your property portfolio to enjoy now and in your retirement. You have probably looked at…

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Investment Property Health Check

By Brad Minhinnick / July 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Despite its comparatively lower rate of returns, real estate investment is still the most preferred investment by many. This is evident in the saying – ‘It’s as safe as houses”. It makes sense, as real estate is a tangible asset, with a long-term track record of generally steady gains – whilst also providing a passive…

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