Looking at Rural Areas There has been a lot of emphasis on the rural areas, particularly the mining areas in Australia and rural areas in New Zealand (although in New Zealand hardly anything is remote rural) if it is not very far out of the major...

Recourse and infrastructure to look for cash positive When you look at resources like uranium, I would say ‘watch this space’, because it is an up and coming resource. So, where these towns being created and what are does that mean for the property prices and...

Things to look for cash positive When we are talking about the fundamentals of actually buying a direct cash positive outright, there are certain characteristics that you are going to have to start to look at. Strong rental yield areas; mining towns are probably the first...

Stigma attached to buying in regional areas It is understood that a lot of people who live in big cities do have a prejudice. You are going to have ‘ratbag’ tenants in Sydney just as much as you’re going to have ‘ratbag’ tenants in Broken Hill....

Cash Positives in Regional Areas Generally speaking, a direct cash positive will be found in regional areas where the demand for ownership of properties is not necessarily as high as in the major cities. What you need to look for is a regional area that has...