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Getting hot spots wrong

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2016-06-03
One industry body's hot-spot report should be read as a NOT-spot report by investors... read more


Worst Financial Advice

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2016-05-11
I read a blog titled, 'The 6 biggest property investment myths'. You won't believe... read more


Why procrastination is a problem for your finances

Andrew Clough Posted: Mainstreet Group
Inaction is the one thing that is guaranteed to stop you from making progress financially... read more


How to counter property spruikers - educators

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2016-02-15
Property spruikers may take a number of forms, disguising themselves as professionals... read more


Brisbane still no-grow-zone

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-12-14
8 months ago I'd had a gutful of hearing that Brisbane is the next growth city and that... read more


Cash-Flow vs. Cap-Grow

Andrew Clough Posted: Mainstreet Group
When should cash-flow be the primary focus of an investor? How important is capital growth?... read more


Warren Buffet is not God

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-11-19
Warren Buffet is not God. He is a human that makes mistakes like the rest of us... read more


What's your time worth

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-10-19
Should property investors wash and iron their clothes or get them dry cleaned?... read more


Murphy report wrong - supply bunkum

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-09-15
More supply won't improve affordability, a report suggests. Bunkum!... read more


3 reasons to research AFTER buying

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-08-04
Three reasons to research a suburb AFTER you've just bought there... read more


No such thing as too hot

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-07-26
"Too hot", "Overheated" - clichés that make no sense. Capital growth noobs need to get this straight... read more


Demographic Deceptions

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-06-29
You may have heard, "Don't buy units in a suburb dominated by big families". It sounds wise but is misleading... read more


State of Origin - Brisbane vs Sydney

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-06-12
There's a lot of talk that investors should target Brisbane now instead of Sydney. I found a really good indicator that... read more


New vs old growth drivers

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-05-28
Hands up if you've ever heard a so-called expert claim some of the following as growth drivers... read more


Desperate for capital growth drivers

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-05-18
Sometimes developers get desperate to find reasons why capital growth will take place in suburbs they've just built in... read more


Do high earners push prices?

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-05-11
Ever heard an expert recommend suburbs where high income earners live? Wanna be smarter than an expert?... read more


Where to after Sydney?

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-04-27
Is Brisbane really going to take over Sydney's growth top spot in 2015? The DSR reveals some surprises... read more


The research revolution

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-04-15
The way we research property locations is changing. New statistics are now available giving investors... read more


The great population growth myth

Jeremy Sheppard Feature article YIP mag: 2015-04-12
Not only is population growth the most overrated indicator of capital growth, but amazingly it can be an indicator of negative capital growth... read more


Misleading medians

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-04-10
Many investors blindly look at median prices not realising how misleading they can be. I remember getting into trouble... read more


I want cake now!

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-04-07
There's been a lot of mouthing off about how hard it is for 1st home buyers (FHB) to get into the market. I think I know what one of the problems might be... read more


Areas always in demand

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-03-31
Is it really possible to find areas that are always in demand? We need to understand what demand means... read more


Abolishing negative gearing won't solve the problem

Jeremy Sheppard Posted YIP mag: 2015-03-25
Getting rid of negative gearing won't solve the affordability crisis. Long term it won't hurt investors either... read more