Rocket's next recommended boom region

By Rocket Property Group on 04\04\2018

In the last 3 years we have recommended the following areas to our clients for investment. 

Harpley estate in Werribee. Good size 4 Bed Homes were from $400,000 back then , and they now sell for around $550,000 - $600,000.

Peregian Springs on...
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Pallara: The surprising suburb ticking boxes

By Rocket Property Group on 04\04\2018

When it comes to affordability, infrastructure spending and population growth, certain suburbs of south-west and outer Brisbane tick all the boxes.

Media attention for Brisbane has recently been focused on the oversupply of inner-city apartments, and investors may be avoiding the Brisbane market for this reason. “Brisbane’s property...

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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 few...
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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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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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