How to minimise your property investment risk

By Rocket Property Group on 08\11\2017

Balancing risk and reward

This month Ian Hosking Richards addresses those niggly feelings that many beginner investors have - how do I balance that fine line between risk and reward? Like any form of investing, it entails some form of risk. How you manage this for the best outcome comes down to a...

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The Property Investors vs. Banks and Valuers

By Rocket Property Group on 10\10\2017

Investors versus Banks

This month, Ian Hosking Richards, looks at the balancing act requiring leverage, getting the loan and dealing with valuers. What’s changed in the market place for property investors and what can you do about it?

To create substantial wealth through property in a relatively short amount of time, you need leverage. ...

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Cutting the noise from property news

By Rocket Property Group on 08\09\2017

Cutting the noise in news
We currently live in an overwhelming state of news, information and advice. This is more than ever evident in property investing sphere. All the authors appear authoritative and yet, they are too often unqualified to comment or skewing information towards an agenda. In this month's blog, Ian...
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Why expert property investors aren’t concerned about changes to negative gearing

By Rocket Property Group on 10\08\2017

Changes to Negative Gearing

It has been years and terms of politicians attempting to bring about changes to negative gearing, but only as of this year, they seem to have taken action. Back in May, we looked at what the new proposed law changes meant for investors and in this month’s...

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What is rentvesting and can it work for you?

By Rocket Property Group on 14\07\2017



Simply, 'rentvesting' is renting and investing in property at the same time. This month master investor Ian Hosking Richards looks out we can have our cake and eat it too. With spiraling house prices in the east coast capitals, it could make sense to take advantage of low rental yields and live...

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3 Myths of Property Investing you need to let go of

By Rocket Property Group on 09\06\2017



In last month’s column, Ian Hosking Richards wrote about the rise of technology and how it is changing the way that investors access information, and how these changes do not necessarily lead to better decision-making. This month he continues this theme by exploring some of the common assumptions that...

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When the internet is not your friend in investing

By Rocket Property Group on 11\05\2017

Using technology when investing

With the ever-expanding number of property apps for smartphones and other internet based research tools at our fingertips, making good investment decisions should, in theory, be much easier for the tech savvy investor. In this month's advice column, Ian Hosking Richards, looks at how technology and the...
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Why Geelong is the next hotspot?

By Lindy Lear on 29\03\2017



The number one question Lindy Lear is asked by investors is “Where should I buy?”. It’s a question often seen on property websites, Facebook threads, and online forums. The answers given are as varied and diverse as there are areas to invest in Australia. Here Lindy shares with us how...
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What's your seatbelt for the property roller coaster?

By Lindy Lear on 09\03\2017

Investing can seem like a roller coaster ride as property markets can go up and down, and around the country. This month, we look at strategies to ride out the highs and the lows that may make the ride a little more comfortable for you. Find your seat belt and get ready to buckle...

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How to get funds after your second property (Part Two)

By Rocket Property Group on 07\03\2017

Get the funds for your third investment property
In Part One of 'How to get funds after your second property', Master investor and Rocket Property Group CEO Ian Hosking Richards and Investment Mortgage Broker Alan Dean explained how and why banks and lenders are turning investors back and how to...
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