12 Fundamentals You Need to Follow … When Buying Commercial Property

There are 12 Rules you need to follow to successAS YOU WILL appreciate, being able to sleep at night is one of the key objectives for any Commercial property investor.

And that’s what many property investors refer to as staying below your “Threshold of Insomnia”.

There can be several things that might cause you to lose sleep. One is over-borrowing; and the others are making a poor assessment of the market and the property itself. [Read more…]

What Makes You a Successful Commercial Property Investor?

 You need to determine your underlying Investment PrinciplesWHEN IT COMES to Commercial property investing, have you ever actually sat down and analysed your principal aims?

And have you then matched them against the properties you already own — or those you may now be considering?

Basically, you’ll find most people purchase Commercial property for one (or more) of four reasons. [Read more…]

Your Success in Commercial Property Begins With The Correct “Investment Vehicle”

Your need to choose the right Investment Vehicle from the outset

BEFORE YOU purchase your next Commercial property, you do need to take some advice on which purchasing vehicle is right for you — because it’s definitely not ‘one size fits all’.

Tax Considerations

The Australian Tax Office is quite happy for you to arrange your affairs so as to minimise the tax you pay. In other words, it is quite legal for you to avoid tax — you simply cannot evade it. [Read more…]

Trusted Consultants ~ Part 4
Validating Your Purchase

MY ADVICE to clients is to always accept whatever the vendor is telling you about his or her property, as being “true”.

Then simply “reserve your right” within the Contract, to validate all the wonderful things you’ve been told about the Commercial property you’re about to purchase.

You see, most vendors believe their property to be perfect. And will therefore raise little objection to the final contract giving you a Due Diligence period … to confirm the overall status of the property.

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Commercial Property: Things You Need to Know

You cannot go anywhere nowadays, without somebody offering you their advice about Commercial property.

And it’s hard to know whether they are giving you good information, or just passing on ideas they have picked up on from rather dubious sources.

A thorough Due Diligence is so importantBut once you understand that Commercial property and Residential property completely different, you then begin to understand how the commercial market actually works.

That’s why these articles are intended to give you the real information — to help you become an expert on the subject.

So let’s start with doing homework properly. [Read more…]

Do Banks Use a Formula When Lending on Commercial Property?

Getting the Money you need for your Loan

BANKS have a variety of ways of analysing a Commercial property; but there are a few guidelines they all tend to use.

For them, the most important number is the property’s Net Operating Income — which is basically rental minus expenses. As simple as that may seem, the calculation can vary dramatically from lender to lender.

Calculating the Net Operating Income is fairly straightforward. [Read more…]

Negotiating to Buy Commercial Property

WHENEVER you find yourself with Power during a negotiation, you are then in a position to have far more control over the ultimate outcome.

Negotiating requires Strategy & TacticsHowever, as you can appreciate, Power can take on several forms. And just to give some examples, you could have the … [Read more…]

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


KEEP IN mind that Commercial property investing is all about the deal, the terms and the return on investment.

Below are a few key tips intended to give you a hand with your property investing. [Read more…]

Not all Repairs to Commercial Property are Automatically Deductible!

Claiming Repairs for Commercial property needs careful thought
Did you realise that some of the repairs you make to your Commercial property are NOT necessarily deductible against your rental income?

Often, it comes down to something as simple as timing. [Read more…]

The Webinar Link NOW Works …

My sincere apologies — the link I gave you on Monday for the re-run of my Webinar about …

Mastering Commercial Property

… is working properly now.

And I’m really sorry for the error message you received.

Hope to see you there …

So, You Are Back Now …
After The School Holidays

It was quite surprising just how many people were away because of School Holidays, over the past fortnight.

And as such, they missed out on the Webinar I ran last week on …


Mastering Commercial Property

Therefore for those who missed out, I have decided to run it again this week. And you can register now — to reserve your spot.