Property in Lisbon: 5 reasons to invest

Today, one can safely assume that there is a new trend in the foreign property market among investors, and it’s centred around Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. Stable political and social environment, modern education system, low crime rates, high living standards, strengthening of the Portuguese economy, these are just a few factors that make this […]

Can you write about how property can help achieve financial freedom?

The Property Investor has teamed up with My Making Money Magazine to update Financial Freedom Explained, the groundbreaking book that offers practical and objective advice on the process of gaining financial freedom and independence.  We are looking for contributors who can write a chapter about investing in property as a means of achieving financial freedom. […]

Australia: Australia’s surprise property trends revealed

In examining property trends across the country, new analysis has uncovered some unique surprises in each of Australia’s capital city markets. Tony Brasier, chairman and managing director of real estate giant PRDnationwide, talked about the firm’s report Australia Property Hotspots: 2nd Half 2016 and what it revealed about each capital city market. For Melbourne, the […]

UK: The Portico Perspective -New Investment Hotspots? South East London Set for a Transport Boost

If you’re planning on investing in London property, it pays to know about upcoming transport plans and improvements. £220m investment in Beckenham, South Norwood and Lewisham  The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is handing over a huge £220m for local transport and regeneration improvements in south east London. Several major projects have been outlined to […]

UK: The Portico Perspective – 10 First-Time Buyer Hotspots, With Properties

Portico London estate agents have identified 10 first-time buyer hotspots in London and listed some perfect first homes. Prices in some of the most popular areas fall below £250,000. Walthamstow Walthamstow is a vibrant and buzzing postcode that is rapidly redeveloping. Trendy cafes and independent shops are popping up all over the place, and first-time […]

RiskWise – The Best and Worst Off-The-Plan Suburbs in Australia – Research Results

RiskWise Property Review has performed research into OTP properties to identify and measure success and failure factors. We have applied the results in our new comprehensive reports, which outline the best and worst OTP areas in Australia. Investors may be surprised to learn that an off-the-plan (OTP) property generally carries a higher risk and delivers […]

RiskWise Property Review – Hotspots DO NOT WORK – The Most Effective Property Investment Strategy Is Risk-Return Approach

Introduction There is currently a lot of uncertainty and conflicting messages regarding the Australian property market. On one hand, there are significant affordability issues, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne that provide housing for about 43% of the Australian population. These affordability issues are a major concern for both the Federal and the State Government, with […]

RiskWise Property Review – Do property hotspot predictions really outperform the market ?

Recent research on hotspot predictions and their 5 year results, suggests that only 35% of 2011 Property HotSpots and 43% of 2012, performed as well as the research benchmark and significantly lower than the predictions. Even in NSW, the best performing state, only 51% and 57% of 2011 and 2012 hotspots actually achieved returns in […]