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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Who to trust in property investing

By Lindy Lear on 09\12\2016

 Who to Trust | Rocket Property Group

The journey to property investment success is not a solo one. Investors are required to rely on a handful of service providers throughout the process of property investment. Who do you know who to trust? Which service provider is right for you? Some providers may specialise only in...

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The Cost of Waiting

By Lindy Lear on 07\11\2016

Retire Comfortably Through Property Investment 

You can be an investor who achieves wealth, security and early retirement. Or you can delay starting. Many people come up with a myriad of reasons on why not to invest now. Are those reasons worth the wait - and the cost?

Rocket Property General Manager, Lindy Lear, was a late...

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Negative Gearing & Investing - What's it all about?

By Lindy Lear on 12\10\2016

 

There has been much news of late about negative gearing, with varying opinions and heated discussions of it in relation to Australian politics. What is it and why does it seem so terrifying? How does it affect investors? In this month's piece, General Manager Lindy Lear, demystifies the nuances behind negative gearing.

What is...

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Who, What, When, Where & How of Property Investing

By Lindy Lear on 08\09\2016

FAQ from Beginner Property Investor Property expert Lindy Lear wrote a post in July called the 'Top 10 FAQs from First Time Investors' which was a popular piece with our readers. Since then she's received even more questions and has decided to do a follow-up piece. This month she takes it even further...

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Getting the best return on your investment

By Lindy Lear on 04\08\2016

Choosing the right investment property

Buying property is all about getting a return on your investment. How do we get the best return though? We all know that long term capital growth is vital but it's a good rental yield that is needed to cashflow them.  General Manager and expert investor Lindy Lears answers the hot...

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13 ways to prevent your emotions ruining your property investments

By Lindy Lear on 09\02\2016

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We are emotional creatures and while it is never a good idea to deny your basic instincts and emotional responses to situations, you need to also acknowledge that they may be affecting your ability to make good financial decisions.

Emotion and property investment are not mutually exclusive, a good amount of emotional...

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When is it safe to stop researching your investment property?

By Lindy Lear on 02\02\2016

It’s all too easy to get bogged down in research before investing in property. It is a major purchase and not doing proper research can lead to disaster, but the question is: when have you researched enough? At Rocket Property we have encountered both types of investors, the types to leap before they look and...

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Why you need landlords insurance to secure your investment

By Lindy Lear on 11\01\2016

landlords insurance

Most people insure their house, possessions and car against loss but many investors don't see the need to get landlords insurance for their investment properties. Reducing risk should be right next to generating profit in your priority list as a property investor and by not getting landlords insurance you are exposing yourself to...

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Should you buy a home or an investment property?

By Lindy Lear on 14\12\2015

should you buy a home or an investment property?The great Australian dream of owning your own home is still deeply ingrained into our national psyche. Our parents and grandparents were able to get a good job, afford a good home and then branch out into investment properties if they had extra capital...

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