Now it's easier to invest interstate
Any state in Australia is surely a favourable place for almost all property investors especially with its economic diversity. But not all property investors agree with the idea of investing outside your home territory. Generally, it has its own advantages and disadvantages just like everything else.
One of the evident disadvantages of investing in a property outside your turf is the uncertainty of developmental patterns and thinking whether or not it is a wise idea to invest in a property and manage it remotely.
Hesitation about investing in a property away from home is warranted even though some property investors has proven that it could work and it can even be more profitable than staying within your comfort zone. But it has to be done carefully, you must be able to study and understand the laws of each state because it can vary and it could affect your property. It would be a big help if you have a property manager in the area that can handle your investment.
For an interstate investment to succeed, you must have a reliable property manager in the area so that they can drive to your property to conduct the regular property inspections. They basically oversee the entire operation of your property. Someone to take care of the daily transactions, take care of tenant issues, and make sure that the property is well-maintained and everything that has got to do with the investment property.
If you are willing to commit yourself into an investment in a promising state with the possibility of getting your return on investment within 10 years, then interstate investment could be for you. Study all the advantages and disadvantages and weigh your options.
With the current technology, distance is a factor that can be easily supervised. Should you decide to invest in a property across your state, you can do your research at home with so many online resources.
Getting out of your comfort zone can give you so much more opportunities. You will have the luxury to experience the beauty of Australia without hesitation.
Source: Herald Sun
Hi Bev, thanks so much for the email.
I am so pleased with the level of service and communication from both yourself and Maggie.
It has really opened up my eyes and I wish I’d made the move sooner!
Vinita, East Victoria Park