1. J

    First Big Purchase

    Hi all... current portfolio = approx. 1.4M mortgaged at around 70%. We are looking... possibly pipe-dreaming at a project somewhere between $2M - $3M. The basic numbers stack up -- but very worried about overpaying, and also worried about serviceability. Property is currently grossing...
  2. Peter Parker

    A scientific method to compare the value of suburbs

    Some people base their buying decisions on an area's capital growth performance. While this might work in the early stages of a boom, it is only in hindsight that people pick this. Above average performance is often not sustained (ie revert to mean), sales data is imperfect, there are...