December 12, 2018

When considering property investment, it is important to understand that the property market generally moves at a leisurely pace so targeting locations with medium to long term growth fundamentals while maintaining a medium to long term (5+ years) investment strategy t...

November 27, 2018

Being a Sydney based business; the vast majority of our investors live in Sydney too, and I am yet to meet an investor who doesn’t want to purchase in their backyard.

When I ask my Sydney clients where they would like to invest, the vast majority will mention the Inner...

November 23, 2018

With the end of financial year now behind us, various industry stalwarts have released their reports commenting on the capital growth of the Australian Residential property market and it the results confirm what we have long suspected; Sydney and Melbourne price growth...

November 23, 2018

In recent months, the major lenders have been clamping down on credit by implement stricter serviceability criteria.

On the back of APRA intervention to curb investor loan growth and on the back of the Royal Commission into Banking; lenders are applying greater scrutiny...

November 23, 2018

It is no secret that Meridian has been pessimistic on the Sydney Property market since 2015. Our concerns have been proven accurate in the past 12 months (8% loss), as the Sydney property price continues to correct towards 2015 levels, potentially eroding any capital g...

October 17, 2018

Are the bells and whistles always necessary?

Many modern developments these days come with a plethora of ‘lifestyle’ additions….brilliant roof gardens, well equipped gyms, pools , dining rooms, media rooms, lush lawns etc. As inviting as these facilities can be, they do...

September 20, 2018

South Australia is commonly known throughout the land as “The Festival State” and “The Wine state”. In recent times the state has been garnering more attention in various media publications of late, with claims of “imminent growth” on the back of commencement of new in...

September 18, 2018

“My children will never be able to get into the Sydney/Melbourne  property  market!” 

NOT TRUE….there is a Plan

Being a Baby Boomer myself, it has become quite common to be having a conversation with my Baby Boomers and Gen X clients about their despair, believ...

September 12, 2018

When I sit down with new investors I like to understand what they are trying to get out of their investing experience. Often the answer is “I want to make money”, which is ok but money is just a means of getting what we want, it is not really what we want. If we are ab...

September 5, 2018

Why do we say things like “the early bird gets the worm?” Or “first in best dressed?” . Why do highly intelligent people sleep on a pavement overnight to save $500 on a fridge or big TV at a Boxing Day sale? How are people able to sell tickets to great events for vastl...

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