OBVIOUSLY, THIS IS the question every residential investor asks … whenever they are considering the transition across to Commercial property.
However, you will quickly discover the reasons are rather compelling. [Read more…]
Despite Australia having been mostly sheltered from the global financial crisis, retailers (especially in strip shopping centres) have been doing it rather tough.
Before the GFC, Retail property yields had plummeted. In some cases, as low as 3.5% per annum — with investors clamouring for what they saw as “sexy property”. And they believed values would always increased dramatically. [Read more…]
IT’S TRUE … every deal will always be different. But that does not mean you can’t use a series of simple measures, to help you sift the “wheat from the chaff”!
Only then, are those properties entitled to make it through to the next stage of detailed analysis.
BECAUSE banks have been reluctant to fund speculative development, very little new Industrial space has come onto the market over the past few years.
Demand on the other hand has remained fairly steady; and it’s now increasing.
And this will cause rentals to rise over the next few years — as there is only a modest amount of space in the pipeline. [Read more…]
And needing to constantly have everything “on sale” has certainly shrunk everyone’s margins. But overall, sales volumes have languished as well.
Yet, maybe there is some light at the end of the tunnel. The ABS just reported that retail sales increased by 1% during June; following a 0.8% rise in May. [Read more…]
However, perhaps the best gauge is to take a look at what the share market thinks about A-REITs (Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts).
Generally, these yields tend to operate at about 1.5% to 2% below direct investment into property. Nonetheless, they can be a great indicator of where the present trend is heading. [Read more…]
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…]
COMMERCIAL properties are mainly a longer-term investment, bought for their regular high yields — as well as for good capital growth over time.
Even so, an investor with some knowledge and experience can easily find properties able to be improved, and then on-sold for a quick capital gain. [Read more…]
This is mainly the result of strong demand for warehousing, following the high Australian dollar.
Plus, there has only been a modest amount of new construction. And that means you should see rentals improve and selling yields start to firm. [Read more…]
AS 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…]
The boom in Queensland gas now has Brisbane with the lowest vacancy rate for Industrial property.
Next comes Melbourne — with Sydney well back in 3rd place, according to a recent survey by Knight Frank.
And increasing demand will put further upwards pressure on rentals … thereby, encouraging more developers into the market. [Read more…]
Hopefully, you will quickly realise that I'm NOT here to simply "push my own barrow".
Rather, everything here has been put together to provide you (as a serious Investor) with the very best insights into what you need to know ... in order for you to succeed with your Commercial property investing.
You see, the deeper your access is to all the key information and the more expert opinions you can learn from ... the more likely your ultimate financial success will be.
That said, you will discover everything you need right here – both readily available, and all in one place.
All the very best ... Chris.
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