Leasing a property well takes care, skill and knowledge. Jarrod McCabe explains how to raise the rent without upsetting the tenant, among other tips.
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These two quiet, secluded areas of Melbourne are fantastic neighbourhoods for children to grow up in.
As we head into the Christmas season, we've been pleasantly surprised by the reasonably strong number of properties up for auction.
Off market sales are becoming more common in Australian capital cities. Jarrod McCabe explains why in a interview with Your Money TV.
We’re heading into the final stretch of the property year, which is traditionally a time when the market either suddenly kicks or slowly tails off. This year, we think it will be the latter.
High quality of life and high property prices go hand in hand. Don't wish for cheap house prices. Jarrod McCabe interviewed by Your Money.
One of Melbourne’s most prestigious suburbs, Kew is full of leafy streets and impressive homes mostly populated by wealthy, mature families. However, the range of property types in Kew is wider and more affordable than one might think.
The Saturday before the Melbourne Cup holiday weekend is usually one of the biggest days of the year for residential property auctions in Melbourne. This year, the market was much more subdued. In this video, Wakelin director Jarrod McCabe explains why.
Negative gearing and capital gains discount settings are always a controversial property investment topic. With a federal election looming, one that Labor is favourite to win, what are their proposed changes and how will they impact the market?
Wakelin director Jarrod McCabe shares his observations as Melbourne's spring auction market begins.
Wakelin director Jarrod McCabe shares his observations from the weekend of 25/26 August 2018.
St Kilda has a mixed past, and it takes a certain type of person to embrace the lifestyle in this lively neighbourhood.
A video to help adult prospective first time buyers of residential property - and their parents.
Elsternwick has long been loved by locals, but until recently has been one of Melbourne’s best-kept secrets. Now, its unique characteristics are attracting new businesses and residents to the area.
Until recently, Thornbury has been considered a bit of a compromise – an affordable alternative to its gentrified neighbour, Northcote. But now it’s a desirable suburb in its own right.
What makes Melbourne resilient in Australia's cooling property market? Wakelin Property Advisory highlights the suburbs and types of properties that are prime for investment in 2018, and explains how first-home buyers can enter this competitive space.
The aim of this presentation is to keep you up-to-date with what going on in the property market, tax changes, mortgage market and super. We also answered lots of questions too. You can also  ...
Richard Wakelin discusses the importance of property management and a good property manager.
Richard Wakelin discusses what Wakelin Property Advisory expects from the Melbourne property market in 2017.
In this webinar Jarrod McCabe, manager of our property advisory team, and Stuart Wemyss, director of ProSolution Private Clients discuss going from one investment asset to two, provide the benchmarks a prudent investor should satisfy before ‘going again’ and also provide advice on identifying and securing an asset that delivers a balanced, diversified portfolio.
In this one hour webinar Jarrod McCabe, manager of our property advisory team, and Stuart Wemyss, director of ProSolution Private Clients discuss Melbourne’s undervalued investing suburbs, consider the hotspot vs. undervalued suburbs issue further, give our take on which suburbs are undervalued, and how to invest wisely there.
What is Defence Housing? Why do people invest through it? and why you should avoid it? Paul Nugent has a close look at what Defence Housing offers and why it appeals to some investors before considering the negatives and providing other investment options.
When is a pre-purchase building inspection a must? What do they entail? How does one interpret the results? What defects can be fixed and which ones should prompt you to walk away?   ...
Benchmarks on the ‘typical’ budget you’ll need to buy investment grade property in the Melbourne areas where Wakelin Property Advisory operates. Richard Wakelin considers 1- an ...
Selling residential property is not just about finding the first estate agent you come across and leaving it in his or her hands. The successful vendor is an active and savvy participant in the p ...