Sam Saggers+ - October 20, 2014, 5:19 PM
An unfortunate trend we’re seeing today is that many women are at risk of living their twilight years in poverty.
The Council of Australian Government (COAG) Reform Council’s report titled Tracking equity: Comparing outcomes for women and girls across Australia, reveals that “women’s rates of pay are lower than men’s and this pay difference commences at the start of their careers.”
The report finds that “...generally, women are paid around 17.5% or $266 per week less than ... Continue Reading »
Sam Saggers+ - October 6, 2014, 1:20 PM
The more streamlined you can make your property investment searching the better. You’ll not only save time, you’ll often save money as well when you put a process in place that can help you find profitable properties quickly.
Of course you won’t shortcut your due diligence - it must be done if you hope to have any kind of success - but what you’re going to do, essentially, is narrow down your field of choices.
Trust me. It makes searching for your next investment property so much ... Continue Reading »
Sam Saggers+ - September 29, 2014, 2:06 PM
Almost always, without exception, beginning property investors need positive cash flow. They also need an increase in values to grow their portfolio.
There are many strategies investors can use to create wealth, however the learning curve on some of them can be a bit steep.
Rather than jump right into something like subdivision, wet your feet with the following strategies well suited to beginning property investors:
Buying property at a discount is a fantastic way for new ... Continue Reading »
Sam Saggers+ - September 22, 2014, 2:45 PM
As we’ve always said, you don’t have to be a genius to master property investing. All you really need is a bit of tenacity and a comprehensive plan designed to fit your individual needs and goals.
To help you along, I’d like to share the following 10-point checklist for buying an existing property. This tool is used by our acquisitions department when we research opportunities for our clients and has proven immensely helpful in finding great buy and hold properties.
#1 - Buy a new ... Continue Reading »