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Where Should My Investment Property be Located? Avoid Bad Neighbourhoods Neighbourhoods with unsavoury reputations are good areas to avoid. Generally, while you may find a low-priced property, and return comparably high rental yields, the capital growth potential is low, and maintaining reliable, long-term tenants may become an issue. Looking in areas with stronger demographics will… Read more
Where Should My Investment Property be Located? Avoid single Industry Locations Single industry locations, in particular mining or defence towns, are risky investments. This is due to the potential for the employment hub – whether this be a mine of defence force base – to close down. This will diminish the rental pool, causing your… Read more
Where Should My Investment Property be Located? Avoid Small Towns Small towns with less than 100,000 residents within a 20km radius, and a lack of population growth, are not recommended as areas to invest in property. A smaller population means a smaller rental pool, and less demand for purchase should you need to sell your… Read more
Where Should My Investment Property be Located? Avoid mainstream hotspots By the time you hear about the places that have strong capital growth, it’s more than likely that the location is already reaching its peak and will plateau soon. Instead, look for areas which are well set up for growth in the near future, such… Read more