How Good a Commercial Property Investor Are You?

InvestSOME WOULD-BE investors never get around to taking the plunge into Commercial property.

They certainly know quite a lot, because they read plenty of books and regularly attend seminars. But even so, they remain what are affectionately called “Armchair Investors”.

How to Cure Procrastination

There is a certain hesitancy that sometimes accompanies the transition from Residential to Commercial property investing. [Read more…]

The Anatomy of a Commercial Property Deal

SO LET’S GO right back to basics … and just break down a Commercial property investment into its fundamental components.

You see, very few investors seem to spend enough time to fully understand what’s involved.

>>>>>Your Investment = Equity + Debt + Ideas + Time

And you may care to explore each of these aspects in a little more detail. [Read more…]

Commercial Property Investing: 5 Golden Rules

Golden-RulesWITH THE PROPER guidance, Commercial property will prove to be a very rewarding investment — and in different ways.

However, there are several Golden Rules you really should keep in mind. [Read more…]

Are You Interested in High Performance Investing?

EVERY SERIOUS property investor is always wanting to obtain some kind of competitive advantage.

And if you’re like most, you would jump at the opportunity to gain a little “insider knowledge”, if you could.

Particularly, when the people giving that advice have been
at the top of their game, for 30 or 40 years.

But just getting an audience with such Experts is virtually impossible. Besides, they rarely share the secrets of their success in public.

So, here’s your way around all that …

CLICK to WatchOn Tuesday of last week, I actually told my Inner Circle about this. And unfortunately, I will have to put a limit on the final numbers.

However, to provide you with a front-row seat … what I’ve done is set about personally interviewing some of Australia’s leading property Developers and Investors. [Read more…]

8 Things to Consider, When Buying a Commercial Property Investment

When Buying Commercial Property ...LEAVING aside things like projected cash flows, depreciation and taxation issues for moment … let’s look at some of the key factors that determine whether or not the property itself will stack up.

What follows is basically a checklist of the various aspects to investigate, when you start looking to purchase a Commercial investment property.

And, while this is not intended to be an exhaustive list, it should give you some insight into the depth of analysis you’ll need to undertake … as part of your due diligence process. [Read more…]

​Being Creative Transforms Commercial Property Deals

Creativity brings massive rewards, at virtually no cost.PRICES may be rather attractive at the moment, but the days of quick-and-easy financing are over.

Furthermore, the tight credit market is making it tough for some investors to secure loans.

Nonetheless, with a little creativity and preparation, you can often bring otherwise-doubtful funding options within your reach. [Read more…]

Commercial Property: Decisions … Decisions?

With Commercial Property you have so many choicesIT’S INTERESTING how many investors seem to “graduate” to Commercial property, after first starting out with residential property.

But when you think about it … that’s probably an understandable progression.

So, why would you Purchase Commercial Property?

Once you grasp even the basics of Commercial property, you quickly discover its NET yield is 2 to 3 times that of residential property. But more importantly, your tenants seem to stay 4 to 5 times longer. [Read more…]

Commercial Property Training Video — It’s Free!

IN THE CURRENT market, the type of questions you’ve posing to me have mainly related to … “How do I actually make a start with Commercial property?”

And obviously, behind that question lies a desire for you to
become Successful — when it come to investing.

But today, more than ever, you need to get the fundamentals right. Mainly to ensure, you always have a solid base … one you can count on, and also one you can build from.
Click to watch this 1st Training Video

And it really doesn’t matter just how successful you may become … there will always be times when you need to return to a sound basis, for all your decision-making.

Therefore, you need to have in place a source of encouragement — to help you meet life’s inevitable challenges along the way.

Bottom Line:
What I’ve recently prepared is a short series of complementary Training Videos — which will help you to lay that solid foundation you need.

Then, I show you how to confidently launch yourself as a
Commercial property investor.

So, why not watch this 1st Video right now?

And please be sure to leave your comments and questions afterwards.

Your Timing Within The Commercial Property Cycle

The traditional Investment Clock for SharesIF YOU have invested in the share market, you would most likely be familiar with the so-called “Investment Clock” — which attempts to show how the economic cycle influences equities.

In essence, an over-heated economy is followed by rising interest rates and falling share prices. Then, as the economy declines interest rates start to fall and share prices rise again.

Some analysts have tried to devise a similar “clock” for Commercial property. But unfortunately, the results have generally not been useful. [Read more…]

Where Do Your Profits Come From With Commercial Property?

You need to anticipate your Tenant's needsAS AN INVESTOR in Commercial property, you need to fully appreciate where your profits actually come from.

In most cases, the key lies with your tenants … who provide you a steady stream of income.

So finding reliable tenants is crucial; which means understanding their needs, and providing them an suitable premises.

Therefore, it is essential that you continually anticipate exactly what your tenants are expecting. [Read more…]

Are You Fully Claiming the Depreciation Available on Your Commercial Property?

Depreciation can provide you with substantial Tax BenefitsIN SIMPLE terms, your Depreciation falls under two separate (but related) categories:

  • Plant & Equipment items (Division 40)
  • Capital Works allowance (Division 43)

And not everyone is in a position to acquire a stand-alone property.

More often than not, you’ll be looking to purchase a “strata-title” Office or Warehouse — involving an Owners Corporation and some common-area property.

As such, you may not be aware of the full extent of what you are entitled to, by way of your Depreciation claims.

However, by having a tax depreciation schedule professionally prepared, you can significantly enhance the overall return on your investment. [Read more…]