Investing in Melbourne property? Check out these suburbs

During the third quarter of 2018 Melbournians made total profits of almost 4.3 billion from property resales, according to CoreLogic data. While the market may not be rocketing ahead like it was a cou... View more

Dreaming of renovating? Don’t touch that hammer just yet

What’s your vision for your Melbourne property? Dreaming of an addition? Or is a revamped kitchen more what you had in mind? Renovations are a great way to increase resale value and change the w... View more

How to keep maintenance costs on your rental property to the bare minimum

Keeping a cap on costly “surprise” repairs to rental properties is a critical issue for landlords and becoming more so as tenants require more mod-cons in their homes. No property investor wants to di... View more

What does APRA’s latest mean for Melbourne buyers?

Been thinking about adding another slice of Melbourne real estate to your portfolio? Well, now may be the time. That’s because after four years, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (A... View more

What Melbourne property investors need to know this tax season

Did you receive a letter from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) recently? If so, count yourself among the two million property investors the Office contacted with a clear message: false claims R... View more

How to secure the best tenants for your investment property

Landlords need an “edge” in today’s rental market if they’re to secure the best tenants for their investment property and attract higher rents. That market cut-through is increasingly being driven by ... View more

Want to be a successful landlord? Here’s how.

One of the stark realities of Australia’s property investment market is that some people quickly build a portfolio of three or more rental apartments or houses while others struggle to make a success ... View more

Our 2018 property predictions for Melbourne’s northern suburbs

Here at Nelson Alexander, we’re always asking “What does the future hold for Melbourne property?“. So, with the new year upon us, we sat down with our team to wager some predictions ... View more

Tenant selection processes in the spotlight as tenancy laws are tightened

The start of the year is always a time of both opportunity and challenge in Melbourne’s residential letting scene. But 2018 will be different because the Andrews government has unveiled a raft o... View more

Buying an investment property? Be sure to budget for these costs

People purchase investment properties in Melbourne for several reasons. Of course there’s the added income, but other benefits include tax deductions and locking up your money in a generally sta... View more

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