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Real estate investing involves the purchase, ownership, management, rental and/or sale of real estate for profit. Improvement of realty property as part of a real estate investment strategy is generally considered to be a sub-specialty of real estate investing called real estate development. Real estate is an asset form with limited liquidity relative to other investments, it is also capital intensive (although capital may be gained through mortgage leverage) and is highly cash flow dependent. If these factors are not well understood and managed by the investor, real estate becomes a risky investment.

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    NSW Landscaper dispute

    Hi, I'm hoping for some advice. My brother recently moved to their brand new house. Their neighbor hired a landscaper to build a retaining wall. In the process, said landscaper used a grinder to slice off part of the wall post. Spewing hot dust on my brothers glass windows and doors. My brother...
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    VIC Buying home after separation

    Hello, experts. A friend got separated and had about 50k in the property pool. The finance settlement is going on. Assuming that the divorce is granted in the due course, there can be two scenarios: 1. The finance matter is settled. 2. The finance matter is still going on. Considering the case...
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    VIC Buying home after separation

    Hello, Posting my first query to the experts here, please help. How long after separation can I buy a property? There was no property at the time of separation and both partners were on full-time jobs. The separation matter is going on (mediation stage) and the child-care agreement is being...
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    Hello, My property investment has just been abandoned and totally trashed by tenants - the piles of rubbish and filth are huge, along with every item they have ever hoarded and didn’t want to move. Plus they owe me a small fortune in rent arrears. I do not have the physical or financial...
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    NSW Property Investment and Adverse Possession After Death of Owner?

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    VIC Removing Property Caveats - Go Through Supreme Court?

    Good evening all... I have a question regarding caveats that have been place upon two properties during my recent divorce. My ex-wife is based in the UK and the caveats were placed on my main home and an property investment in Victoria whilst we worked through our financial and property...
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    QLD Overseas property investor

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    VIC Property Flipping Contracts

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