Linking Property Developers With Investors [The Activate Way, Part 3]

Thursday, March 31, 2016 / Services

Once we complete our initial consultation with you, and then followed this up with further research on your personal goals and strategies, we will present you with some potential properties that may meet your investment goals. These properties are developments that we have heavily vetted to ensure they are going to be fitting well with your investment strategy and personal goals. We certainly knock back more developers than we accept, preferring our database of properties to be filled with quality rather than quantity. For example, if a developer shows us a new project they are working on, and we feel…

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A One Stop Shop Needs A Diverse Team: See More About Ours

Thursday, March 24, 2016 / Miscellaneous

If you speak to any business, they will assure you that there is a huge combination of skill sets and expertise needed in order to operate. This is only intensified when the business is a one stop shop, encompassing multiple professions all operating as one team! We recently decided that it was time for us to play a little ‘get to know you’ game around the office. It was a great opportunity for us to all collectively reflect on who we are, where we have come from, and what we are all doing together in this business. If you are…

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Researching Available Properties and Developments [The Activate Way, Part 2]

Thursday, March 17, 2016 / Services

Once you have firmly decided upon what your investment strategy is going to look like, it is time to start putting some serious research in. Your SMART goals will have helped you to really decide upon what property types you should be considering in your investment strategy. Now that we have a handle on what exactly it is that you are in the market for, we can get down to the more serious business of actually finding it for you! Often for a first time property investor this will mean finding them a development or property within South Australia, as…

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Developing a Property Investment Strategy [The Activate Way, part 1]

Thursday, March 10, 2016 / Services

No two property investment strategies are the same. No matter how many times you hear people talk about property investment as though it is a one size fits all process. Or that “as long as x requirements are met, then go for it”. In order for us to make sure that the investment strategy actually aligns with your goals, we need to actually set aside some time with you to discuss your goals. We are firm believers in the SMART goal paradigm, you may have heard this thrown around as a buzz word for goal setting.     What is a…

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This Weeks Reserve Bank Announcement

Thursday, March 3, 2016 / Services

This week the Reserve Bank of Australia has announced that they will be leaving interest rates unchanged, at a rate of 2%. This 2% interest rate is becoming familiar to Australians, as this will be the 11th consecutive Month with this rate. 2% is a record low for interest rates, and the fact that it has been kept at this level for almost a year now is also quite significant. If you look at the last 25 years of RBA Interest Rates (also referred to as the Cash Rate) you can see that we are in historical territory. For the…

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