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Bad Time for Property Investment?

Ben appears again in Money Magazine’s Special Edition issue, this time in a Q&A surrounding some hard questions about the current market climate for property investors. With the spotlight on changes to borrowing, Federal Budget restrictions and depreciation claims, a light shadow looms on certain investors. Is it a bad time for property inves...

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Australia’s Housing Boom

Melbourne's property prices have surged in the past month, pushing ahead of Sydney in the last quarter. The property market in Australia's two biggest cities are currently dominated by investors who are currently making up to 60% of buyers. What had cause this housing boom in both cities and is it a good time to buy now considering the increasing p...

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The Great Population Growth Myth

We have previously discussed if future population growth has meaning for some property investment locations. Does this mean population growth has a direct impact on property values? Well, if you think so, you should probably give this article a read. In the May 2015 issue of YIP Magazine, our Research Director, Jeremy Sheppard writes about why p...

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Detecting a turning market

>> Play Audio here   In this episode of Real Estate Talk, Kevin Turner interviews Ben Kingsley and ask him about the signs he looks for to detect a turning market. Here's the transcript:   Kevin:  One of the things I find that a lot of investors do is spend a lot of time trying to pick the market – that is, trying to...

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One more look at predicting the Future

In the previous article, we discussed one of the key factors in developing a long-term wealth building strategy  -  the need to “predict”, or at least make assumptions about, how household cashflows will change over time.  Before starting any investment with a goal of building wealth, it is critical to have a clear picture of the anticipated...

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Can we Predict the Future?

It’s crazy to think that anyone can predict the future, but plenty of people are paid good money to try: Economists, Weather Forecasters, Fortune tellers, Treasury, Technology companies, etc. Even though no one can predict the road ahead, it’s absolutely vital that we pay attention to what lies ahead of us. If we look at the future from a pe...

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Property Prices Rise Again

December median prices are in and guess what; values are up again across the country.  In fact the Oct – Dec quarter saw some really big percentage increases in some states and their respective suburbs.  For those of you who have been reading our newsletters for the past couple of years, you know my position on this; I’ve been saying certain ...

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