What we like:

“This is a quality executive home, positioned with water views from the backyard, upstairs living, master bedroom and balcony. A well-rounded investment with a strong rental return in a high growth pocket. A long-term performer on multiple fronts.”

SUNSHINE COVE, QLD – 4 Bed | 2.5 Bath | 2 – House

Investor Brief: High growth + High rental yield. Blue chip, long-term buy and hold house sub $1m

Strategy: CASHFLOW, GROWTH, TAX DEDUCTIONS

Investment Details:

  • Purchase Price: $799,000
  • Rental appraisal: $800-$820 or 5.2% yield
  • Freehold land ownership – no body corporate fees
  • Surrounded by beautiful lake, numerous parklands and when finished over 8km of boardwalks, walking paths and bike tracks;
  • Walking distance to new $2b CBD centre and $400m shopping centre expansion
  • High quality fixtures and fittings such as ducted a/con, high ceilings and a plunge pool

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Population Growth – Double state average at 3%
  • Vacancy Rates – Super low at 1.1%
  • Infrastructure spending

What we like:

“This investment ticked all the right boxes, with suburb achieving consistent capital growth in the last 15 years. The property features and location are attractive to renters, which ensure a good rental return. Since this was a brand new property, tax deductions were also maximised”

CAMP HILL, QLD – 3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 or 1 Car – Townhouse

Investor Brief: Affordable investment property without compromising on location

Strategy: TAX DEDUCTIONS, SMSF

Investment Details:

  • Price from $569k
  • Small block of 9
  • 4km to CBD
  • Rental appraisal between $570 and $610/w (5.2% lower end)
  • High end finishes

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Low vacancy rates and undersupply of stock
  • Income x Mortgage ratio indicates an affordable area (26%)
  • Balanced market between Owners Occupiers and Renters

What we like:

“Highly affluent demographic on the Sunshine Coast, this suburb has exhibited consistent capital growth in the last 10 years. This townhouse is family oriented, with space, inclusions and finishes that will delight the residents. ”

BUDERIM, QLD – 3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car – Townhouse

Investor Brief: Buy and hold property in established family-oriented suburb with high rental return

Strategy: RENTVESTING, CAPITAL GROWTH

Investment Details:

  • Purchase Price: $595,000
  • Rental appraisal: $550 – $610/w or 4.8% yield.
  • 7kms from CBD
  • Premium northern aspects, close to transports and shopping options
  • Seamless in/outdoor living with high end finishes and style, Chefs stone kitchen, streamlined cabinetry and appliances, Master bedroom with walk in robe and premium ensuite.

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Vacancy Rates – Super low at 1.2%
  • High percentage of owner-occupiers (75%)
  • High Online Demand

Client feedback:

“Sound Property did a fantastic job in understanding my needs by making the effort to personally explain what they are about and how I could get the most value out of investing in my particular property. The communication process was great. Regular phone calls & emails enabled me to stay up to date with how the property was coming along throughout the building and settlement process. I am very pleased with the service that Sound Property has provided! I will recommend them to family, friends and work colleagues. I look forward to using Sound Property’s services in the (hopefully) not too distant future.”

THE GAP, QLD – 3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car – Townhouse

Investor Brief: Brand new townhouse for growth, cash-flow and tax deductions

Strategy: POSITIVE CASHFLOW

Investment Details:

  • Purchase Price: $620,000
  • Purchase costs (Deposit, stamp duty, legals): $86,800
  • Vacancy: close to zero
  • Rental Estimate: $580 / week. Indicative Yield: 5%
  • 8km to CBD, tightly held family orientated area, abundance of schooling, low vacancy rates
  • Severe lack of competing stock in area, opposite park and bus stop, well designed split level with internal courtyards + double lock up garages

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Bottom of the market cycle
  • Strong economic growth
  • Unemployment lower than national average

What we liked:

“Generously sized boutique townhome in well established suburb, with consistent price growth history.”

MORNINGSIDE, QLD – 2 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Car – Townhouse

Investor Brief:
 Affordable price point with solid rental return, in high capital growth area

Strategy: GROWTH,  RENTVEST

Investment Details:

  • Priced from $499,000
  • Rental appraised at $470 – 510pw showing 4.8% yield
  • Only 5km to CBD
  • Limited competing property on the market (sale and rent)
  • Plenty of comparable sales data to back pricing
  • Well located to transport nodes, employment areas and local shopping precinct
  • Surrounded by blue-chip desirable suburbs with higher price point
  • 100% wool carpet, ducted a/con, reconstituted stone bench top; Ilve or Bosche appliances; recessed downlight fittings; timber oak finished floors; 2.7m ceilings to living, kitchen, beds, and studies; remote control garaging.

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Suburb with high median household income
  • Long term upward trend of median sale prices for houses
  • Price position with easy access to employment hubs of Brisbane CBD

What we liked:

“This small project sits in a great location within a bayside suburb, offering a great lifestyle close to the CBD and surrounding employment hubs.”

ALTONA, VIC – 2 Bed | 1 Bath | 1 Car – Townhouse

Investor Brief:
Maximum tax deductions, growth driven location with lifestyle amenity

Strategy: GROWTH, TAX DEDUCTIONS, RENTVEST

Investment Details:

  • Priced from $591,000
  • Rental appraised at $500pw showing 4.4% yield
  • Small, infill project in an established suburb
  • Open plan layouts with large beds and sizeable external areas

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Sub 3% vacancy rate in an affordable property market
  • Melbourne projected to double its population by 2050
  • Walking distance to multiple transport options, amenity and shopping and abundance of lifestyle interests locally
  • Melbourne CBD just 13km away

What we liked:

“Newly completed project in an excellent location, close to a plethora of local amenity. Very well planned with sustainable design principles, which offers greater potential future value upside.”

Newcastle, NSW – 3 Bed + study nook | 2.5 Bath | 1 Car – Townhouse

Investor Brief:
 Growth driven location with circa 5% yield

Strategy: GROWTH, RENTAL YIELD, RENTVEST

Investment Details:

  • $640,000
  • Rental appraised at $560/w OR 4.5% yield
  • Sustainably designed townhouses that maximise light and space with passive solar orientation
  • The design results in increased thermal comfort, low energy bills and low greenhouse gas emissions
  • Walking distance to multiple transport nodes, local schools, and major Westfield

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Vacancy rate of 2.3%
  • Limited supply of this property type
  • Strong, major regional market
  • Population set to increase around 33% in the next 20yrs
  • Employment growth, investment opportunities and affordable lifestyle

What we liked:

“Great boutique property development in a leafy, waterside location, close proximity to the city, local amenities and excellent local schools.”

MAROOCHYDORE, QLD – 2 Bed | 2.5 Bath | 1 Car – Townhouse

Investor Brief:
Maximum tax deductions, growth driven location with circa 5% yield

Strategy: GROWTH, RENTAL YIELD, TAX DEDUCTIONS

Investment Details:

  • $390,000
  • Rental appraised at $380/w OR 5% yield
  • Low density project
  • Large, open floor plans
  • Second living area and study nook

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Low vacancy rate of 1.1%
  • Located in one of Australia’s leading regional economies
  • Strong, consistent price growth history
  • High rental yield
  • Low unemployment levels with increasing population growth estimates

What we liked:

“Extremely limited supply and a very tightly held suburb. Close proximity to University of Canberra, CBD, employment nodes and local amenity.”

CANBERRA, ACT – 3 Bed | 2.5 Bath | 2 Car – Townhouse

Investor Brief:
Low-risk, growth orientated investment

Strategy: RENTVEST, GROWTH, RENTAL YIELD, TAX DEDUCTIONS

Investment Details:

  • From $640,000
  • Rental appraised at $620/w or 5% yield
  • Leafy suburb, north facing properties, each with private access
  • Walk to shopping and transport
  • Very boutique project of just 3, architecturally designed townhouses

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Solid economy and population growth
  • Low vacancy rates around 1%
  • 5% + rental yield
  • High income demographic

What we liked:

“This small block occupied a central location, had oversized floor plans and demonstrated many of our 15 Key Investment Drivers”

 

Greater Melbourne, VIC – 3 Bed | 2.5 Bath | 2 Car – Townhouse

Investor Brief:
Affordable entry point, positive growth drivers and full depreciation benefits in a low risk market.

Strategy: RENTVEST + GROWTH + TAX DEDUCTIONS

Investment Details:

    • Price: $420,000
    • Rent $360/w or 4.4% yield
    • Boutique project of just 9 townhomes
    • Walking distance to shopping centre and transport

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Vacancy Rates at extremely low 1%
  • Excellent affordability levels and low unemployment of 3.9%
  • Ripple effect in price growth from central Melbourne markets
  • Yield exceeds wider regional market

What we liked:

“Affordable pricepoint, established suburb, walking distance to popular schools and shops.”

Sunshine Coast, QLD – 3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Car – House

Investor Brief:
Renvestor requires affordable investment with strong growth potential and cashflow to offset personal rental payments.

Strategy: RENTVESTING

Investment Details:

    • Price: $440,000
    • Rent $440/w or 5.2% yield
    • Super low vacancy rates 1.4%
    • Above state average population growth
    • $20b infrastructure projects

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Vacancy Rates – Only 1.3%, suggests undersupplied market
  • Unemployment – Low at 5.7%, with thousands of new jobs created in the immediate area
  • Infrastructure – $1b of public and private projects underway
  • Population – Population set to increase 21% over next 20 years

What we liked:

“This is a desirable lifestyle location. This property is very well located in a character suburb, within walking distance to transport. Excellent investment potential with strong population growth and employment opportunities”

Melbourne, VIC – 2 Bed | 1 Bath | 1 Car – Townhouse

Investor Brief:
Affordable new property, easy access into Melbourne CBD, high capital growth.

Strategy: GROWTH

Investment Details:

  • Price: $645,000
  • Rental yield: 3.7%
  • Small block of 8
  • Stone benchtops, a/con, stainless steel appliances
  • Walk to shopping and entertainment, multiple public transport nodes
  • 11km to Melbourne CBD

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Vacancy Rates – Only 1.3%, suggests undersupplied market
  • Unemployment – Low at 5.7%, with thousands of new jobs created in the immediate area
  • Infrastructure – $1b of public and private projects underway
  • Population – Population set to increase 21% over next 20 years

What we liked:

“The epitome of boutique, luxury living, this was a unique offering of only four freehold, street facing terrace homes located in a desirable, inner city lifestyle precinct.”

Brisbane, QLD – 3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car – Townhouse

Investor Brief: Brand new townhouse with high-end finishes for maximum tax deductions and capital growth.

Strategy: TAX DEDUCTIONS + GROWTH

Investment Details:

  • From $829,000
  • Rent $720 – $800/w or 4.5%
  • Small block of 4
  • Freehold title
  • 4km to CBD
  • Exceptionally well finished

Key Investment Drivers:

  • Build – Architecturally conceived and finished to the highest standard
  • Demographics – Higher socio-economic
  • Location – Walk to train, shops, schools