Archives for September 2011

Commercial Property: What’s it all about?

Last Monday, I shot a quick note to my Inner Circle in response to a number of requests being made in relation to my new home-study Course.

Click here to view the Video clipsAnyway, simply keep all those comments and feedback coming — because they’ve been just great. And also, really helpful in shaping this new Course into exactly what you feel you need.

As it turns out, quite a few people have been asking if they could be given a quick glimpse into what the 10 Video tutorials actually contain.

Therefore, I have put up a web page with some Video clips from three of the Steps, within the Investment Formula. And you can take a look at them right now.

Next week, I’m planning to hold a private Webinar — to explain everything in far more detail. But more on that later.

 

Why the Slow Economic Recovery?

The Vagaries of Financial UncertaintyExactly why have industrial companies around the world been slow to recover? And why did everything look so promising … and then suddenly, seem to grind to a halt?

Perhaps some insight into this dilemma was provided by the IMF’s recent World Economic Outlook.

According to Oliver Blanchard (its chief economist), there are the dual influences of a slowdown in advanced Western economies; and the overall financial uncertainty.

During the GFC, companies allowed their inventories to run down. Then, with a hint of global recovery, those same companies began replacing their depleted inventory levels. [Read more…]

Commercial Property: Home-study Course
Now Taking Shape

My new Training Course is quickly taking shape
Yesterday, I gave my Inner Circle a “sneak peek” at the outline for my brand-new training Course … “Mastering Commercial Property”.

And over the past couple of weeks, I have actually progressed a fair way down the track, in bringing it all together.

However, I just wanted you to see the direction in which it was heading.

Therefore, you can take a look now at just how the website is taking shape. And please keep your feedback coming — because, it’s been just so helpful.

 

Commercial Property: Green Vs Not-So-Green

Your Green-Star Rating can affect your Building's ValueA week or so ago, I briefly explained to you the NABERS “green rating” system, as it relates to Commercial property.

Recent research (undertaken by the Universities of Western Sydney & Maastricht in the Netherlands) has been released by the Australian Property Institute & Property Funds Association of Australia, under the title of Building Better Returns. [Read more…]

Your Feedback was Just Great!

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Your Feedback was so helpfulLast week, I asked you to give me some feedback about your #1 Concern … when it comes to investing in Commercial property.

And the idea that was to help ensure the new home-study Course I’m putting together … would be as wide ranging as possible.

However, I was simply blown away by your overall response — some of it being rather detailed, which was most helpful.

And as promised, the major concerns have been fully reviewed … and grouped together under three main headings.

So, you can download your copy of that Summary now!

Just leave any further comments you may have below.

 

Commercial Property: 6 Guidelines for
Investing with a Private Syndicate

Syndicates can multiply your Equity AND help spread your Risk at the same time.
In essence, a Private Syndicate consists of no more than 20 members. And the appointment of the trustee, the choice of the Commercial property investment and the decision to sell are ALL made by the members.

The following guidelines will help you to set up a successful private syndicate. [Read more…]

Commercial Property: Negotiating
Tips & Strategies to Help You Win

Negotiating for a Commercial property takes certain Skills
YOU KNOW, I’m always intrigued how many investors place little or no importance upon the skills required to put together a top property deal.

They will spend plenty of time researching the market and arranging finance … but will often get emotionally involved, and want to conclude the Negotiating phase as soon as possible. [Read more…]

Commercial Property: Would You
Let Me Know Your #1 Concern?

The greatest Concern holding you back ? from investing in Commercial propertyON MONDAY, I emailed my Inner Circle telling them about a new home-study Course I am currently putting together — explaining all about Commercial property.

And if you are part of that Inner Circle, you would have no doubt already received the email by now.

Anyway, at this stage, what I’m seeking is … some Feedback on the greatest single Concern (or Issue) currently holding you back — when it comes to investing in Commercial property.

That way, I will be able to address those concerns; and make this a fully comprehensive home-study Course.

So would you be kind enough to CLICK HERE and let me know the #1 Concern that’s holding you back at the moment.

And what I’ll then do is summarise everyone’s concerns … and come back to you, sometime during next week.

 

Commercial Property to Benefit as …
The Manufacturing Sector Declines

According to BlueScope Steel … business, governments, industry associations and unions need to share responsibility for its recent decision to reduce (by 50%) Port Kembla’s production capacity.

However, this attempt to sheet home blame serves only to deflect attention from the more fundamental (and structural) changes occurring within the manufacturing sector as a whole.

The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed WorldWithin his new book “The Next Convergence”, Nobel laureate economist Michael Spence makes some telling forecasts.

In his view … developing economies like China, India and Brazil (which house about 60% of the world’s population) will reach “advanced status” by 2050-60.

And the current problems facing the West — excess debt, over-consumption and poor banking practices — are not merely a cyclical aberration. [Read more…]

Tried-and-True Tips to Profit from Commercial Real Estate Investing

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Tips for your Success with Commercial propertyTHE BEST looking property could actually represent the worst real estate investment you have ever made.

Remember that Commercial real estate investing is all about … the Deal, the Terms and the Return on investment. Here are some tips for successful Commercial real estate investing. [Read more…]