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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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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What makes Ian a successful investor

By Rocket Property Group on 06\04\2017

Ian Hosking Richards

Just under 15 years ago Ian Hosking Richards was working as an unskilled labourer in a warehouse in Artarmon, Sydney, on an annual salary of $35,000. Now he sits on a $20m property portfolio with 50 properties. He doesn't believe he's done anything unique or anything cannot be replicated -...

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

By Rocket Property Group on 10\02\2017

So you're already on the property investment path with one or two tucked into your basket? Well done! However, are you now starting to struggle to get the "nod" from lenders? Master investor and Rocket Property Group CEO Ian Hosking Richards and Investment Mortgage Broker Alan Dean explains the how and...
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The 6 must-have criteria for the right investment property

By Lindy Lear on 09\02\2017

What should be ticked off your checklist when it comes to the perfect investment property? Expert Lindy Lear in her article this month aims to make the process of property selection less emotionally based. Lindy whittles down the many reasons and criteria investors have to this finite shortlist of the fundamental assessment criteria....
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Your investment goals are melting

By Lindy Lear on 02\01\2017

As every January rolls around, we all turn to make those resolutions and think of plans we'll make to take action on things that never eventuate. General Manager, Lindy Lear, turns and asks whether you'll be frozen with the same mindset as last year or will you look at your property investing goals...
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