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Planning for a Successful New Year 2017

Planning for a Successful New Year 2017
29 Nov '16

On New Year's Eve, every year, something special happens in my life. I sit down and look back at what happened in the year that has gone and chart my future for the coming year with The Wheel of Life.
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It's cutting edge, its cool, its digital and it makes money!

It's cutting edge, its cool, its digital and it makes money!
13 Sep '16

I recently shared with you all some success I had on my first experience with Airbnb. You can catch up on this article here “Have you tried Airbnb?

After my experience, I mentioned Airbnb to a neighbour of mine. He said his friend was struggling to rent a 1 bedroom apartment in Paddington for $350 per week and had recently lowered the rent to $310 per week, with still no results.
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15 Pieces of Property Trivia

15 Pieces of Property Trivia
12 Sep '16

Inspired by the 15 case studies we’ll be visiting on our October “On the Buses” mobile property workshop; here are 15 pieces of property trivia to get you thinking about your next purchase or perhaps revisiting an old property:
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Have you tried Airbnb?

Have you tried Airbnb?
25 Aug '16

I have a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, fully furnished apartment, which 3 years ago rented for $460pw.

It had been sitting on the web with my gumtree ad for 3 weeks at $420pw and with the agent at $460pw and no calls. As an experiment, on a Monday I put it on www.airbnb.com.au
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Do you know the 3R’s of Property?

Do you know the 3R’s of Property?
25 Aug '16

Numerous properties the Reno Kings will be visiting as part of their ‘On the Buses’ tour in October, are the result of the 3R’s of Property Strategy.

Revisit, Review and Reveal. These strategies can turbo charge your property portfolio.

Let’s examine these strategies in detail because it is something every single property owner needs to be aware of.
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Seeing is believing!

Seeing is believing!
24 Aug '16


We are ditching the usual workshop format and taking you on the road!

Our 'On The Buses' Workshop is an engaging tour around Brisbane, of 15 in depth case studies plus 10 more bonus examples.
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Breakfast is on us

Breakfast is on us
14 Aug '16

Would you like to be part of an exclusive group of people, who will discuss all those topics that your mothers told you were taboo at the dinner table?
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Cinderella by the Sea

Cinderella by the Sea
15 Jul '16

When Mel first viewed this three storey, 145 square meter townhouse, she knew this was the one she had been looking for.  All this investment property required was a little TLC.
It had been rented privately to a family member and had basically been neglected.
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Luck of the Irish

Luck of the Irish
15 Jul '16

Wow! It’s been a very busy week…

Last week I received two phone calls from two separate pairs of women from Ireland.

Both enquiries were looking for a furnished 2 bedroom unit. I did not have one available but I did have a 4 bedroom unfurnished house at New Farm coming up the following week.
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New Workshops - Last Chance to Book!

New Workshops - Last Chance to Book!
19 May '16

In just one day we will be inspiring an intimate group of property investors at our two brand new workshops - 'Contract Tips, Tricks and Traps' and 'Feasibility Mastery'.

If you are not one of those already booked to attend, this is your last chance to join us.
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Re.B.A.T.E.S.

Re.B.A.T.E.S.
9 May '16

My daughter and son in law are embarking on purchasing their first investment property, not a bad effort considering they only purchased their PPOR last October!

This is not an ordinary purchase but one in a SMSF, an area I must confess I have very limited knowledge having no super of my own. I treat my investment properties as my super, much to the discontent of all financial advisers who want to help me.

Monetary wise, they all appear to be less well off than myself, so it just makes me think how can they help me, when they can’t help themselves?
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Take a look from all angles

Take a look from all angles
9 May '16

This $600k site was zoned for units and townhouses with the ability to demolish the existing house, and was correctly marketed as such, however, it is always important to look at potential sites from all angles.

The agent couldn't tell us much about the house other than the fact it was in averagecondition - why would one need to know about the house if it was to be demolished anyway?
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Announcing Our Next Two Intimate Workshops in May 2016

Announcing Our Next Two Intimate Workshops in May 2016
9 May '16

The first two Reno Kings Intimate Workshops held in February, were such a great success and we received some awesome feedback. As a result, we have now launched the next two workshops in this series, coming up this May 2016 in Brisbane.

Each of these intimate workshops only have 27 spots available, however pre-bookings were available to our lucky attendees from the first workshop, which means there are not as many left.  

Be quick...so you don't miss out on spending the day with The Reno Kings!  
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Rethink Your Rent Return

Rethink Your Rent Return
26 Apr '16

For anyone looking to buy an investment property to hold long term, we generally want to see a pretty good rent return. Over the years we’ve seen some cracking returns, or at least that is how it seems at first glance.
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One plus One = 3

One plus One = 3
26 Apr '16

Yes I know that doesn’t add up, but in fact for these mum and dad developers, this is the case.

This upmarket duplex is nearing completion and I have followed the construction time-line very closely as they were built opposite my own PPOR (Principal Place of Residence)!

I have previously written about this little development but I thought “time for a relook” seeing as I’m shortly about to have new neighbours...assuming the duplexes sell of course.
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Negotiating a Reduction in Price after a Sales Contract is signed!

Negotiating a Reduction in Price after a Sales Contract is signed!
5 Apr '16

When you place a property under contract subject to conditions, such as a ‘building and pest’ clause, most investors must be  aware that should those investigations identify any problems, that you can renegotiate the price of

your contract. However, many who find themselves in this position have no idea of the best way to go about it. The process itself is actually fairly straightforward and effectively involves two (and a half!) steps...
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Staying on time, contingency plan and top tips

Staying on time, contingency plan and top tips
7 Mar '16

As much as possible, plan your renovation around the Weather Radar and Forecast. This way…you should have a fair idea of what to expect, weather wise, a few days in advance. BUT remember, just because it hasn’t rained for 6 months doesn’t mean it won’t torrent down during the week that you have everything organised for painting the outside of the house!
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Your A-Team, Materials and Storage

Your A-Team, Materials and Storage
25 Feb '16

A-Team

It’s never too early to start to organize yourrenovation A-Team.

Finding yourA-Teamis a critical step in ensuring the success of your renovation. Once you have a reliable and well-priced team, maintain a great relationship with them to ensure future success.
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Why stalking on Facebook can pay dividends

Why stalking on Facebook can pay dividends
25 Feb '16

On Saturday we hosted a lively bunch of keen property investors at our first Intimate Workshops for 2016, including a few who managed to make it all the way from Perth and some others from Melbourne – hats off to them! 

There were a few interesting stories, one of which we just had to share with you...
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Last Chance to Book!

Last Chance to Book!
11 Feb '16

In just two days we will be inspiring an intimate group of property investors at our two brand new workshops - 'Negotiating and Buying Well' and 'No Plan No Profit'.

If you are not one of those already booked to attend, this is your last chance to join us!
Only 1 place left at our Negotiating and Buying Well Workshop.
Only 6 places left at our No Plan No Profit Workshop.


There are no plans to repeat these workshops in 2016, so get in quick!
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Renovating, where do I start?

Renovating, where do I start?
8 Feb '16

Congratulations! You’ve made the first step and purchased a property. Between now and the settlement, is where you will make your best decisions.
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Buying Off-Market

Buying Off-Market
31 Jan '16

When the market is hot, it is often beneficial to try and buy “off market”.

It may mean you are the only offer the seller is considering, or at the very least it should only be you and a maximum of a few others, instead of the 10 you can get from a great deal that finds its way onto real estate websites.
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Top 7 Tips

Top 7 Tips
31 Jan '16

Good things come in three’s; the three musketeers, the three stooges and the three Reno Kings!

This is an old subject, but it never seems to go away. Constantly we asked the same question, “Can you still make money doing renovations?” and the answer is simply, yes!
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A Day in the Life of Geoff Doidge

A Day in the Life of Geoff Doidge
30 Jan '16

Ever wondered how a Reno King spends their day managing a $20M property portfolio, with an annual rental income of $1.1M?

Here’s a glance at one of Geoff’s days across all areas of his life…
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The Great Bedroom Hunt

The Great Bedroom Hunt
27 Jan '16

At a past workshop clients were discovering areas for bedrooms and even better…space for Paul’s amazing ‘pencil ensuite’.

Even Geoff was caught up in the "Bedroom Hunt”.
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Best Reno Bangs to make big bucks

Best Reno Bangs to make big bucks
14 Jan '16

1: How do you avoid spending too much on a reno?

Geoff: Your reno risk management starts right at the very beginning of the project… I mean, even before you buy the property!

You must be able to recognise the difference of a Gold-field from a Mine-field.
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Announcing two Brand New Workshops for 2016

Announcing two Brand New Workshops for 2016
17 Dec '15

The Reno Kings are back and are holding their  first workshops in 2 years , coming up this February 2016.

Each of these  intimate workshops only have 27 spots available, so be quick.. so you don't miss out on spending the day with The Reno Kings!
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More, More, More!

More, More, More!
16 Dec '15

Giscard and Valentina are avid students of the Reno Kings and achieved fantastic results applying a number of their strategies.

Their existing character home contained 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom and a front enclosed verandah.

They transformed the house with a cosmetic renovation into a 3 bed, 2 bath plus study home.
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Time is not always on your side!

Time is not always on your side!
2 Nov '15

This property we look at makes you think hmmmmmm!

We have a nice single story property which is purchased at a fair price to be bulldozed down and another single story property is constructed.

As previously mentioned, PPOR’s don’t always follow the conventional rules for the property investor.
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1 + 1 = 3

1 + 1 = 3
2 Nov '15

The Reno Kings are Masters at realignment i.e. moving the boundary to make one block bigger and keeping one of the homes.
This deal was different.

The original home was demolished and realignment completed to reveal two allotments.
The 604m2 parcel of land allowed a new home to be constructed and when completed was presented to the public via auction.
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Strategy: LAND! They are not making it anymore

Strategy: LAND! They are not making it anymore
31 Oct '15

Close to Paul Eslick’s PPOR (principal place of residence), oodles of cash has been splashed on buying waterfront properties, only for the existing Taj Mahal to be demolished for the new, better and bigger Taj Mahal to be built.

What the? A savvy Investor knocking down one house to build two houses, makes sense, and it makes ‘emotional’ sense to knock down one to build one if it’s your PPOR.

But …according to Paul a few of these demolished properties were in much better condition than his own home, so what the hell is going on??
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What our clients are doing...

What our clients are doing...
31 Oct '15

The property was purchased in 2014 with the assistance of Justin Eslick from Investigate Property. 608sqm zoned LMR2 in a nice character area in Newmarket. Utilizing our A-Team, we receive Development Approval in January 2015, even though setbacks were not strictly compliant. The DA was for retention of the Queenslander home and two new townhouses in the backyard.

In July/August 2015 a major boundary retaining wall was installed, which was necessary to give us room for vehicle movements.
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Geoff's New Farm Backyard Bliss

Geoff's New Farm Backyard Bliss
31 Oct '15

Way back when I used to work for a living, I bought 2 little houses in a run-down suburb called New Farm.
It had 2 things that I knew would guarantee I would make money.
Those 2 things were kilometres’! It was just two kilometres from the CBD.
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Inner city acreage

Inner city acreage
11 Oct '15

When you’re on a good thing you stick to it and the boys were back at it in Kangaroo Point.

They picked a recently built, solid tilt up slab construction,  three level residence with ‘acreage’ in the backyard of around 300 square meters … you know the science for inner city acreage by now.
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A 'no brainer'

A 'no brainer'
11 Oct '15

A few years back Geoff and Paul picked up a good deal in Teneriffe, basically a large boarding house for exactly the same price as the Government land valuation at $460k.

Now this is a ‘no brainer’. You get the building for free and a huge piece of dirt 3k’s from the Brisbane CBD on the northern side in a once crappy and now booming area called Teneriffe!
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$693k profit and rising

$693k profit and rising
11 Oct '15

Paul’s backyard beauty was purchased in East Brisbane on a busy street for $337k. It was not a large parcel of land by any means just 531 sq met. The house was leaning quite substantially to one side, although the bones of the home were good.

After a bit of grunting and groaning by a builder with a pulley and chain, these bones were straightened. Result? 
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Plan Plan Plan

Plan Plan Plan
8 Sep '15

7 Easy ways to make sure your reno goes to plan.
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What Everybody Ought to Know About Carpets in Rental Properties

What Everybody Ought to Know About Carpets in Rental Properties
2 Nov '14

From a landlords perspective what is the smartest and most cost effective way to maintain the existing carpets in your rental property?  Should you even have carpets in your rental property at all?
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This May Sound Weird But it's Worth Doing

This May Sound Weird But it's Worth Doing
13 Oct '14

Okay, well maybe not the microscope, but if you keep these 10 things close at hand when you're researching a property you'll be a step ahead of the competition and in a strong position to reduce your risk considerably.
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The Frightening Truth About Buying Property Without the Doing The Right Research First

The Frightening Truth About Buying Property Without the Doing The Right Research First
21 Sep '14

How to Be Smart in a World of Failing Property Investors

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Here is a Method That is Helping Property Owners Sell Faster

Here is a Method That is Helping Property Owners Sell Faster
7 Sep '14

Selling your house is all about business - whether it's your own home or an investment property.  Use the recommendations here to ensure your property appeals, and sells as quickly as possible.
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Everything You Need to Know About Getting Property Bargains

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Property Bargains
28 Aug '14

From time to time you hear about those properties that are sold for an absolute bargain - but you missed out!  With the help of this article, no longer will you be caught on the back foot.
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Increase the Appeal of Your Property in 10 Easy (and Affordable) Steps

Increase the Appeal of Your Property in 10 Easy (and Affordable) Steps
13 Aug '14

Giving your home a fresh ‘made-over’ look, whether it be internally or externally, doesn’t need to break the bank or take a heap of time.
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The 5 All Important Questions To Ask Yourself When Changing Kitchen Designs

The 5 All Important Questions To Ask Yourself When Changing Kitchen Designs
5 Aug '14

A new kitchen doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to have to shell out squillions of dollars.
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The Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Rental Property

The Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Rental Property
28 Jul '14

So you think you know what being a landlord involves?

"The Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Rental Property" gives you all the current details.

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Grow a Property Portfolio Like the Reno Kings : 11 Valuable Tips From the Masters

Grow a Property Portfolio Like the Reno Kings : 11 Valuable Tips From the Masters
23 Jul '14

The rewards of acquiring property can be enormous, but they are not going to come by sitting back and waiting. 
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7 Keys to Choosing the Right Tradie for Your Job

7 Keys to Choosing the Right Tradie for Your Job
16 Jul '14

Let’s face it, if you’re building or renovating sooner or later you’re going to need to engage the services of a tradesperson. In fact, at some point you’re likely have an army of them trudging through your house in order to get the job done.

Here are 7 Keys to help you to survive (and perhaps even enjoy) the process!
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Everybody's Into It - But Should You Be?

Everybody's Into It - But Should You Be?
6 Jul '14

When it comes to property we all take risks to some degree, don’t we? How do we know if those risks will pay off in the future? The truth is we don’t always know that they will.

Property development is no different - in fact it can accelerate and magnify any oversights in planning and preparation!  Are you prepared for it?
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This Tiny Kitchen Feature Can Give a Big “Kick” [hint!] to Your Property Value

This Tiny Kitchen Feature Can Give a Big “Kick” [hint!] to Your Property Value
24 Jun '14

We all have them in our kitchens, but do we all know what they are or what their purpose is? Or in fact the impact they can have on how the kitchen looks – which is the all important thing.
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7 Tips for a More Rentable Property

7 Tips for a More Rentable Property
18 Jun '14

These will earn you a higher rent return and appreciative tenants. Keeping on top of the little things now will potentially stop them from becoming bigger problems later on.
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Top Ten Power Tools for the Serious D.I.Y.er

Top Ten Power Tools for the Serious D.I.Y.er
26 Feb '14

For those who get in and do their own hands-on renovating, you may wonder "What power tools should serious D.I.Y.ers own?" Master Renovator, Paul Eslick, reveals his Top Ten here.
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Success Story : $310k Capital Gains in 8 months...without lifting a hammer!

Success Story : $310k Capital Gains in 8 months...without lifting a hammer!
17 Feb '14

Jon Johnson's Project is a Good Insight into What You Can Achieve with a “Print It” Development

According to Justin Eslick, Jon’s deal was an absolute ripper. Perhaps not so much a classic example of what you can achieve with a print-it development every day of the week, because it was such a beauty, but it’s a great example to study all the same.

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Don't Hang Your Tenants Out to Dry

Don't Hang Your Tenants Out to Dry
5 Jan '14

The Reno Kings have been around so long, we have an answer for just about everything to do with renovating property...even down to the clothesline!
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House Price Growth Predictions for 2014

House Price Growth Predictions for 2014
1 Jan '14

This article from Greg Brown, writing for The Australian, gives some insights into house price growth for 2014. 
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[Interview] How Does He Make All That Money?

[Interview] How Does He Make All That Money?
17 Dec '13

Just one critical piece of information led to Geoff Doidge's next money-making project ... Check out the interview now to gain an insight into how the mind of a multi-millionaire works.
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Turf Can be Pay Dirt

Turf Can be Pay Dirt
16 Dec '13

Everyone likes to see a beautiful green lawn outside their house - that goes for potential buyers and potential tenants.
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The Christmas Listing Cycle

The Christmas Listing Cycle
12 Dec '13

The market is hot! Well, at least in the Eastern Capitals - Competition is high and there are some silly prices being paid for property.

If you're trying to sell your property, or buy a property right now, take heart from the 'at the coal face' observations in this article, written by a leading property buyer - Buyer's Agent and Reno King, Justin Eslick.

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The Many Benefits of Shade Sails

The Many Benefits of Shade Sails
19 Nov '13

Shade sails come in all different sizes, shapes and colours so there's sure to be one to suit whatever requirement you have.
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Don't Dive In Before Knowing all the Risks

Don't Dive In Before Knowing all the Risks
12 Nov '13

The idea of having a beautiful sparkling pool at home to cool down on those long summer days is a very enticing thought, isn’t it?
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What A Difference a Garage Door Makes

What A Difference a Garage Door Makes
3 Nov '13

There are many styles of modern garage doors with the newer models featuring appealing designs, fantastic colours and great finishes.
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Practical Window Coverings

Practical Window Coverings
16 Oct '13

Although not a requirement, certain fixtures/amenities can be very beneficial when trying to lease your rental properties.
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Security Requirements for Your Property

Security Requirements for Your Property
16 Oct '13

As a landlord, installing security features in your rental property can have many advantages.
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The Right Type of Tile for Your Reno

The Right Type of Tile for Your Reno
2 Oct '13

When considering flooring options for homes and rental properties many people don’t consider tiling an option purely because they think it is going to be too expensive.

But tiles are timeless, clean, classic – and clever.  Read on to discover why.

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Where and How You Can Learn to Tile for Free (or Next to Nothing!)

Where and How You Can Learn to Tile for Free (or Next to Nothing!)
25 Sep '13

Some people may view tiling floors, walls or splashbacks as one of those daunting jobs that are best left to the professionals.

But what if you were armed with enough information and knowledge to enable you to tackle those small areas and still have the end product look like a professional has done the job?

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Online Shop OPEN NOW

Online Shop OPEN NOW
25 Sep '13

Forget "Hope-Based" Property Portfolios. Get a property education with the Reno Kings and discover how you could transform your future.
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Keeping Trees at a Safe Distance

Keeping Trees at a Safe Distance
17 Sep '13

Given that the storm season is fast approaching and some parts of Australia are already experiencing severe weather conditions we thought this information could serve as a timely reminder to pay attention to trees around your properties.

But there's more reasons than just storm season to keep trees a safe distance away from houses...
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A Tenant's Eye View

A Tenant's Eye View
10 Sep '13

Here is a tenant's view on the needs of the tenant and what the tenant looks for in a property - so landlords take note!
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Beware Termite Attack

Beware Termite Attack
28 Aug '13

It’s unfortunate but when a house has been affected by termite damage it can affect the resale value of the property.
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Don't Be Ignorant About Asbestos

Don't Be Ignorant About Asbestos
21 Aug '13

Your wellbeing and the wellbeing of your family and others around you is too important to be ignorant about the dangers of disturbing asbestos.
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Update the Outdated

Update the Outdated
13 Aug '13

First impressions last…and there are countless effective ways you can update the look of your property that require minimal time & effort.
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I Heard it Through the Grapevine...

I Heard it Through the Grapevine...
6 Aug '13

...that Reno King, Geoff Doidge, is being interviewed in a new video series about the key players in the Property Investment arena in Australia. Not surprising, really, given he has a portfolio worth $27m that produces $1.2m in rent p.a. - and off his own bat, from scratch.
We invite you to meet Geoff in person at our 3 Day Workshop in September, where you'll be able to ask him your property questions and hear his suggestions on how to create your own success in property.
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Does Timber Flooring Lay Beneath?

Does Timber Flooring Lay Beneath?
6 Aug '13

This technique is a classic Reno Kings cosmetic renovation – where the cost to do the renovation pays for itself 3x - 5x times in added value – and probably at the higher end.
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Reno Perfection Can Leave You Cash Poor

Reno Perfection Can Leave You Cash Poor
31 Jul '13

Why is it that some property investors are more successful than others when it comes to renovating their properties?
 
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"Why I Think Regional Centres Are About to Move - And Why"

"Why I Think Regional Centres Are About to Move - And Why"
31 Jul '13

 "I work in an industry that spends billions of dollars. Forecasts of projects happening, still proposed, and approved are still well and truly mind boggling."
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Postcard from Spain

Postcard from Spain
31 Jul '13

Our very own Pablo (aka Reno King Paul Eslick) wrote home from Spain during the week, to share his observations of the Spanish property market...
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Better Bathrooms Made Easy

Better Bathrooms Made Easy
31 Jul '13

Here are several methods that can be considered to give a bathroom area a big lift - and they’re all very cost effective and relatively quick to achieve.
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What if there's a fire?

What if there's a fire?
23 Jul '13

Providing the funds for tenants to purchase their own fire safety devices could be a unique proposition for responsible landlords.
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Spruce Up Properties Being Leased in Spring

Spruce Up Properties Being Leased in Spring
16 Jul '13

Here are some quick and easy low cost ideas to help spruce up a property without breaking the bank.
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Think You Need a New Roof?

Think You Need a New Roof?
9 Jul '13

If the roof on a property looks a bit worse-for-wear, you'll need to determine whether it needs replacing or just a little TLC - and getting it right will add instant value to the property.
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NOW CASTING !

NOW CASTING !
4 Jul '13

Ch 7 House Rules are currently casting for teams of two from all over Australia to compete in the second series of House Rules. Do you own your own home?  Does it need renovating?  Do you want it done for free?

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Insulation : The Benefits for Landlords and Tenants

Insulation : The Benefits for Landlords and Tenants
3 Jul '13

Tenants usually pay for their own heating & cooling bills and electricity, so they’ll be less likely to be disgruntled if they know the house is insulated and their money isn’t being wasted unnecessarily.
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Know Your Windows

Know Your Windows
26 Jun '13

Whatever type of window you’re dealing with in a property, it’s essential they meet the requirements of letting in light and ventilation... but they have other important roles to fill as well...
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Oiling Your Deck

Oiling Your Deck
19 Jun '13

A great, fresh, renovation that’s sure to add looks, value and liveability to the property, and a well-maintained deck will also last longer and save you money in the longer term.
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Are You Going To DIY ?

Are You Going To DIY ?
12 Jun '13

Are you planning to do a reno and want to tackle the job yourself?  Remember these tips if you undertake a renovation project.
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The Many Benefits of Carpet

The Many Benefits of Carpet
5 Jun '13

There are many advantages to carpeting, so don’t necessarilty avoid carpet in an investment property.
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Out of Sight - Out of Mind

Out of Sight - Out of Mind
16 Apr '13

Simple, Effective and Fashionable.  The use of screens to provide an attractive feature or block off or interrupt an unwanted view is only limited to your imagination.  Here's a Case Study to show how one property owner used a timber screen to solve a problem.
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Dynamic Duo Development Update

Dynamic Duo Development Update
16 Apr '13

Hear how one investor has just achieved a tremendous result on his completed  small development project - and not without some challenges.
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If We Knew Then What We Know Now

If We Knew Then What We Know Now
22 Jan '13

Listen to property masters Geoff Doidge & Paul Eslick describe what they would do if they started their time in property over again now...in this frank teleconference discussion.
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Who Are You Renovating For?

Who Are You Renovating For?
22 Jan '13

A major cause of renovation failure is when people completely lose sight of who the renovated property is for.
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The Winners of 2012

The Winners of 2012
22 Jan '13

Duplexes, strata-title projects, subdivision projects, development sites with a 'keeper' house, development sites at non-development site prices...these and more were the winners of 2012....and the stars of 2013 are revealing themselves already.
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Hardworking couple make $350k in 12months with strata-title & reno strategy

Hardworking couple make $350k in 12months with strata-title & reno strategy
22 Jan '13

This husband and wife team share a single vision and a passion for property that makes them a formidable force when it comes to improving their property portfolio.
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New vs Second Hand

New vs Second Hand
4 Jan '13

We are often asked about using second hand materials to save costs on renovating houses.
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www.howtomakemoneyinproperty.com

www.howtomakemoneyinproperty.com
5 Dec '12

Discover How to Make Money in Property
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How to Make Money in Property

How to Make Money in Property
28 Nov '12

The Reno Kings have been asked so often, by so many people, how they have made 40million in property between them, that they've put their heads together and put into a brand new website everything they did to build their portfolios. They still use these methods today and they're sharing this all with you on the new website!
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Reno Sisters Cash in Big Time on Reno Kings Tips

Reno Sisters Cash in Big Time on Reno Kings Tips
28 Nov '12

Sisters, property investing partners and renovation buddies Jessica & Melissa Blake have finshed off their first renovation with resounding success - and have moved onto a new project.
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Quick & Effective Painting Technique

Quick & Effective Painting Technique
16 Oct '12

Watch this video and learn how to add thousands of dollars to the value of your property.
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Designer Look - Op Shop Price Tag

Designer Look - Op Shop Price Tag
16 Oct '12

Here is an easy-to-do technique for creating a sensational improvement in the appearance of older built-in laminated wardrobes at a tiny cost.
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Property-Wise Finance Broker Lives in 160yo Mansion

Property-Wise Finance Broker Lives in 160yo Mansion
16 Oct '12

Mariana is one of a special class of finance brokers. She's  finance broker who invests in property, and has used her finely-honed property investing skills to live the life of her dreams with her family.
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The Reno Kings Latest TV Appearance

The Reno Kings Latest TV Appearance
11 Oct '12

Today Tonight sought out the Reno Kings for their Shopper Squad story this week and the How to Add Value to Your House segment aired on Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Best Buys on the Real Estate Market

Best Buys on the Real Estate Market
15 Aug '12

The Reno Kings were on TV again - on Channel 7's Today Tonight on Thursday 9th August 2012.  If you missed seeing them, watch it right here!
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From Run-Down to Rentable for Less than $1000

From Run-Down to Rentable for Less than $1000
24 Jul '12

Knowing how to do this the right way can make all the difference to your property renovation and investing success.
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Boom Town Property

Boom Town Property
24 Jul '12

What Mathew Cosgrove thinks are the top 5 reasons to invest in regional areas booming
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What You Must Know About Buying Property

What You Must Know About Buying Property
24 Jul '12

Find out how easy and affordable it is to learn how to buy well
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They're only mistakes if you don't learn from them

They're only mistakes if you don't learn from them
18 Jul '12

Suzanne Clementi has a never-give-up attitude and she is now sitting pretty and eager to share her lessons learnt.
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AT LAST - Developing for Profit on DVD

AT LAST - Developing for Profit on DVD
13 Jun '12

The All New 2012 Developing for Profit DVD Home Study Course is given as a Bonus to those attend the LIVE Workshop next weekend .
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The Art of Diversification for Profit

The Art of Diversification for Profit
12 Jun '12

Jeff Geldard has perfected the art of diversification for profit. Since investing in his first property he has used a variety of methods to increase value and income from his properties.
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Find Out How to Get the Best Deals

Find Out How to Get the Best Deals
9 Jun '12

Learn how to get the best property deals for yourself and make your money when you buy, with Finding the Deal.
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Are You a Fan of Facebook?

Are You a Fan of Facebook?
7 Jun '12

The Reno Kings love Facebook and update our page regularly.  Visit often, leave a Comment or two and 'Like' us while you're there! 
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Multiple Strategies Fast-Track Property Success

Multiple Strategies Fast-Track Property Success
16 May '12

Welcome back Audra Finlay and Darryn Tracy, a couple who adapted their investment strategy to include a development focus.
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Three Tips to Help Make Development Work

Three Tips to Help Make Development Work
16 May '12

Ever wanted to know the secret to being a successful developer?
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Do You Want to Develop Property, But You Think it's Too Hard?

Do You Want to Develop Property, But You Think it's Too Hard?
16 May '12

What if YOU could make more money part-time in 12 months doing a development, than most people can make in several years of full time employed work?
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Termite Territory to Dollar Dazzler (NEW EVENT)

Termite Territory to Dollar Dazzler (NEW EVENT)
16 May '12

This Termite infested, uninspiring and very "quaint" but not at all ornate Queenslander sat on the market and went stone cold due to complete lack of interest.
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Reno Kings on National TV Again

Reno Kings on National TV Again
28 Mar '12

The Reno Kings were back on TV again recently showing people how they can be a part of the current renovation revival.
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What's the Reno King's Secret Weapon?

What's the Reno King's Secret Weapon?
12 Mar '12

The Reno Kings, Paul Eslick and Geoff Doidge, call Justin Eslick their secret weapon and they are using his methods and techniques when they buy property.
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Family Affair Adds 30% to Property's Value in 3 weeks

Family Affair Adds 30% to Property's Value in 3 weeks
12 Mar '12

Read how one family seized the opportunity to increase the value of one of their properties by 30% in just 3 weeks
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Cross Roads: PART 2: $20k spent in 1 day to add value

Cross Roads: PART 2: $20k spent in 1 day to add value
9 Mar '12

Well 99% was completed in one day, but then the rain came, and came and came some more! The 1% was 'bogged' in the downpour. Still, best adding value masterpiece I have seen in a while. What do you think?
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Cross Roads: $20k spent in one day to add value

Cross Roads: $20k spent in one day to add value
28 Feb '12

The owners purchased this beautiful property in 2007 for $2.1m. Today they are going to spend $20k in a day to add value. Can’t wait to see the final result!
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Geoff Doidge on TripleM Hot Breakfast in Adelaide

Geoff Doidge on TripleM Hot Breakfast in Adelaide
16 Feb '12

Geoff Doidge gave some top tips for adding value to your house if you're trying to sell, live on Adelaide breakfast radio this week.
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Who else wants to buy property with built in profits

Who else wants to buy property with built in profits
13 Feb '12

Hear valuable investment secrets from the Reno Kings for next to nothing.
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How to Avoid the Common Mistakes that Buyers Make

How to Avoid the Common Mistakes that Buyers Make
13 Feb '12

Education is all about learning from your own mistakes and that of others.  Check out Investigate Property's latest article on things you should avoid when searching for your next investment.
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One Day That Could Change Your Life

One Day That Could Change Your Life
13 Feb '12

Finding and getting hold of outstanding property deals is the "secret weapon" of property millionaires. If you want to have what they're having, you need to do what they're doing.  Read more here.
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From $14k to $700k per year income

From $14k to $700k per year income
13 Feb '12

Melanie MacDonald is a Property Queen with a portfolio in the millions.  With next to nil experience when she started, this determined investor made her first million by the time she was 25.  Read her story here.
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What if you could create in 12 months what it could take you 10 years to save?

What if you could create in 12 months what it could take you 10 years to save?
24 Jan '12

Join the Reno Kings at their event near you when they will reveal the secrets of 7 Recent Killer Property Deals with built-in profits.
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Get Educated but Never Tell The Agent!

Get Educated but Never Tell The Agent!
24 Jan '12

Learn some simple tricks from a professional buyers agent and you could walk away with a new property for a lot less than the original asking price.
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First Time Investors Take the Plunge

First Time Investors Take the Plunge
24 Jan '12

Read how a new investor family decided to take the plunge and were not disappointed with the results.
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This isn't the sign of a quiet market

This isn't the sign of a quiet market
8 Jan '12

I had an interesting experience in my first week back after the New Year.
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Cross Roads: Location Location

Cross Roads: Location Location
8 Jan '12

When it comes to property investing location is very important.
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Property Is a Girl's Best Friend

Property Is a Girl's Best Friend
20 Dec '11

Property Women are giving you the opportunity to find out which strategy suits you, by giving you a chapter of their popular book : Property Is a Girls Best Friend.
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Risk vs Reward

Risk vs Reward
20 Dec '11

One Brisbane suburb that has been suggested as having good opportunity for investment buyers of houses at the moment by numerous sources is one that Buyers Agency Investigate Property won't touch.
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Renovate More, Save More, Kick Back More

Renovate More, Save More, Kick Back More
20 Dec '11

Make some substantial renovation savings and also have some much deserved rest and relaxation time this holiday season.
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Novice Investors Secure a Killer Deal

Novice Investors Secure a Killer Deal
20 Dec '11

These girls have managed to buy something that is far more affordable to hold than a straight house and will get the benefit of both rental growth and capital gains.
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Crazy Owners

Crazy Owners
15 Dec '11

The festive season can really mess with people's heads.
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Cross Roads: Bucket List

Cross Roads: Bucket List
15 Dec '11

We made it! Another item crossed off the bucket list. My wife Helen never  forgets to tell me it wasn’t on hers! Seriously guys time to start making up that bucket list and put it on the fridge. Take action now to take control of your future.
Cross Roads: Donga

Cross Roads: Donga
1 Dec '11

You know there is rental demand when you can rent out a Donga, and didn't I discover this!
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Cross Roads: Depreciating Consumables

Cross Roads: Depreciating Consumables
28 Nov '11

Compounding growth is the eight wonder of the world! At polar opposites are Depreciating Consumables.
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Cross Roads: Moreton

Cross Roads: Moreton
28 Nov '11

Nothing is better than being in the “cross roads of life” where you have plenty of time to do what you want and streams of income to supplement that time. This was evident on a recent trip of mine.
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Poor Marketing

Poor Marketing
20 Nov '11

Sometimes it doesn't take a genius to work out why a property isn't selling.
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Where to ponder over a coffee?

Where to ponder over a coffee?
9 Nov '11

My local cafe closed down last night. How different things could have been for them.
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Owner's prepared to meet the market

Owner's prepared to meet the market
3 Nov '11

I'm always puzzled by the over used tagline by agents 'Owner prepared to meet the market'.
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Agents need to be careful

Agents need to be careful
27 Oct '11

Its Thursday afternoon, which means agent's emails of open homes for the weekend are hitting my inbox thick and fast. One particular one got my attention.
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Just oiled my deck

Just oiled my deck
27 Oct '11

Every few years you need to reapply decking oil to keep up the appearance and durability of your decking timber. Recently it was that time again for me. Anyone ever used those decking oil applicators? Looks like a mop with a hairy cover on it. What a pain!
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The Median

The Median
27 Oct '11

Everyone wants to know what the median price is for the suburb they are interested in, or perhaps the median rent. In fact we quite it all the time, but only because people want to hear it. The trouble is the median means nothing when it isn't taken into context.
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What? No capital gains on main roads?

What? No capital gains on main roads?
27 Oct '11

Recently someone said to me that they didn't want to buy a property on or near a busy road because of the lack of capital gains. This had me puzzled. If properties on main roads do not go up in value, why aren't they are worth two pounds now?
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Why Geoff Doidge was Scared

Why Geoff Doidge was Scared
24 May '11

Geoff has recently overcome his fear and is just completing a project that has created $1.2m of equity and will bring in $110k in rental income per year.
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A Tale of Two Splitters

A Tale of Two Splitters
24 May '11

How can two properties appear much the same, but one be able to be developed and realise a significant profit, but the other make little or no profit?
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Top 10 Kitchen Fixes to Give Your Property the Edge

Top 10 Kitchen Fixes to Give Your Property the Edge
24 May '11

Make sure that your investment properties meet the needs and demands of renters in the market today, and take heed of these hints from the industry experts.
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How to Make Money in a Dreary Market

How to Make Money in a Dreary Market
24 May '11

It may be a depressed property market, but there are 10s even 100s of thousands of dollars to be made ... if you know how.
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Investor Makes $10,000 Equity per Day on Project

Investor Makes $10,000 Equity per Day on Project
4 Apr '11

Andrew created $10,000 equity per day on his first renovation, and in this article shares his Top 5 Tips to help keep your renovation project on track and profitable.
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Who Can You Trust? Don't be Misled.

Who Can You Trust? Don't be Misled.
4 Apr '11

Having the correct information from the correct source can be the difference between a successful development and terrific profit - and a disastrous loss.
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Will You be Claiming all of the Tax You are Entitled To?

Will You be Claiming all of the Tax You are Entitled To?
4 Apr '11

Many property investors are losing thousands of dollars in potential tax depreciation credits by failing to take full advantage of the depreciation of investment properties.
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Save Money Renovating . . . Guaranteed

Save Money Renovating . . . Guaranteed
4 Apr '11

Get access to discounts and special offers on a wide range of renovation materials and services.
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40 Ways in 40 Minutes Free Audio

40 Ways in 40 Minutes Free Audio
31 Dec '10

Download the Reno Kings' 40 Low Cost Renovation Ideas in 40 Minutes
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New Book: Managing Your Investment Property

New Book: Managing Your Investment Property
6 Dec '10

This is the essential guide to Managing Property in Australia and New Zealand authored by Geoff Doidge (Reno Kings) and Rachel Barnes (Property Women)
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How to save $1000 in a day

How to save $1000 in a day
22 Aug '10

Are you a 'hands-on' or 'hands-off' property investor when it comes to managing your investment properties? If you had a multi-million dollar property portfolio, how involved would you be?
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Reno Kings' All-time Best Value Adding Renovation Tips

Reno Kings' All-time Best Value Adding Renovation Tips
5 Apr '10

Need some fast and high value adding renovation techniques for your property?  Here are some of the Reno Kings' very best.
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$820k equity created in just 5 months

$820k equity created in just 5 months
27 Feb '10

Adam Jones has achieved an $820,000 increase for a $70k outlay and is getting more than 9% gross yield on costs.
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Duplex Reno adds $94,200

Duplex Reno adds $94,200
8 Feb '10

Audra Finlay is looking forward to the luxury and dazzle of a thrilling evening at the 2009 Property Women Inaugural Gala Awards Dinner on Saturday 20th February, before journeying across the country to undertake a major renovation on a Duplex pair.
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Reno Kings Protege Takes Prize

Reno Kings Protege Takes Prize
7 Feb '10

If you've ever wondered about the value of a Reno Kings education, here's all the proof you'll ever need!
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The Dynamic Duo : Renovate and Develop

The Dynamic Duo : Renovate and Develop
9 Nov '09

When Mark Dugmore first saw his latest investment property, a two-bedroom Queenslander, he knew - as did the agent - that it was a prime candidate for a renovation.
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4 properties by age 25 . . . and now a developer

4 properties by age 25 . . . and now a developer
5 Oct '09

When faced with a less than receptive response from work supervisors to his intelligent initiatives, Matt Cosgrove re-directed his energy and passion to property investing and development - with explosive results.

 
Investors pile back in...but be careful

Investors pile back in...but be careful
31 Aug '09

A growing number of media reports suggest that property investors are piling back into the market after being sidelined by the GFC (global financial crisis) for so long.  This renewed confidence in property investing is great, but as market activity builds, so will the hype. Don't get caught up in it.
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Here's the money for your Investment Property

Here's the money for your Investment Property
23 Aug '09

Would you like to have more money in your pocket WITHOUT drastically cutting back on your lifestyle and living without your little luxuries?  WITHOUT getting a better paying job or earning a second income?
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Renovate to Recession - Proof

Renovate to Recession - Proof
23 Aug '09

Meet Melissa Xiang, a young renovator and property investor who, along with her husband, has built an impressive portfolio of 8 properties.  And she's only 26 years old!  Learn from her experience.
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Is Your Property Portfolio Squeezed by the Credit Crunch?

Is Your Property Portfolio Squeezed by the Credit Crunch?
19 Apr '09

So just what is wrong with the banks?  We ask Paul Ransley of Finding Finance to explain.
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Developing for Profit : Home Study Course

Developing for Profit : Home Study Course
14 Feb '09

This is a comprehensive 12 Audio CD Home Study Course of the entire Developing for Profit workshop
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How to Pay Your Bills if You Lose Your Job

How to Pay Your Bills if You Lose Your Job
26 Jan '09

Wouldn't it be a relief to know your mortgage repayments were covered for three to six months if you lost your job?
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Property Women on Tour around Australia

Property Women on Tour around Australia
20 Jan '09

An evening of education, information, inspiration and association for women only! Bring two friends for Free!
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What is overland flow?

What is overland flow?
18 Jan '09

We all know about flooding, but how many are aware of 'overland flow'?
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Plan your prosperous new year

Plan your prosperous new year
11 Jan '09

Have you set your goals for 2009 and made specific plans to reach them? It's not too late!
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6.5 Million On The Road To Success

6.5 Million On The Road To Success
6 Dec '08

Meet the property investor who just wanted to buy a house for his 10 year old son.
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How long could you last?

How long could you last?
2 Dec '08

Geoff Doidge shares his formula for finding spare cash that could save you
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Fantastic Opportunities for Property Investors

Fantastic Opportunities for Property Investors
1 Dec '08

Today's Property Market is ripe for the picking for savvy investors
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Buying through the Christmas Cheer

Buying through the Christmas Cheer
29 Nov '08

Spread Christmas Cheer by discovering opportunities in the property market
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The Bank Manager's secrets exposed

The Bank Manager's secrets exposed
7 Aug '08

If your bank manager tells you that you can't afford a loan, it may simply mean you don't suit that particular bank's new lending guidelines
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Buy better by beating the belated buyers!

Buy better by beating the belated buyers!
4 Aug '08

Looking to buy?  Justin Eslick shares some invaluable tips to ensure that you buy like a professional.
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Taking it to the next level

Taking it to the next level
6 Jul '08

Tamara tells how a Reno Kings workshop inspired a property journey taking her to the next level.
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The Best Man for the Job is a Woman

The Best Man for the Job is a Woman
5 Jul '08

Meet the Gold Coast builder who sings the praises of women in property.
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From $15k deposit to $1 million property portfolio

From $15k deposit to $1 million property portfolio
9 Jun '08

How one family turned their huge tax bill into a $1million property portfolio
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$60K renovation adds $225K value

$60K renovation adds $225K value
11 May '08

How one couple turned $60k of renovations into $225k in value!
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How to save hundreds on your mortgage repayments

How to save hundreds on your mortgage repayments
8 May '08

Investor saves $500 a month in interest repayments and keeps her dream alive.
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How Town Planning can Add Value

How Town Planning can Add Value
16 Mar '08

Find opportunities to add value to your property through the eyes of a Town Planner
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3 Strategies to Beat High Interest Rates

3 Strategies to Beat High Interest Rates
16 Mar '08

Ease the burden of interest rates by using our defensive strategies to help you make your mortgage repayments.
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Opinion: What investors might expect after the Election

Opinion: What investors might expect after the Election
23 Feb '08

Geoff Doidge considers how a change of government might lead to a change in the way we look at our property investments?
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23 properties in just 14 months

23 properties in just 14 months
17 Jan '08

Geoff Doidge profiles two interstate buyers who are in serious action. We reveal their prized checklist.
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New website for women investing in property

New website for women investing in property
30 Sep '07

The new Property Women Website is online now. Check it out for news, profiles and educational reports for women investing in property
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Golden Girls Get Going

Golden Girls Get Going
28 Aug '07

More and more over 50's women are using property to achieve their financial security
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Multiple Property Strategy: 18 in 18 Months

Multiple Property Strategy: 18 in 18 Months
24 Oct '06

Less than two years ago, Anthony and Jenny Storey say they were living on Struggle Street with a home, a mortgage and kids. Now they are star real estate raiders - a couple on average incomes who have bought an incredible 18 homes in 18 months, worth more than $2 million.
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Renovation on the Cheap

Renovation on the Cheap
18 Oct '05

Paul says 'The rule right now is not to over capitalise - make a budget and stick to it, no exceptions.'
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Don't let flood water drain your profits

Don't let flood water drain your profits
20 Sep '05

Enough due diligence can save you a lifetime of problems and worries.
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