Breaking the rules in property management

Chicks and Mortar breaking the rules, property management

My husband breaks ALL the rules when it comes to property…well that’s not entirely true. But he definitely breaks the rules when it comes to property management. One of our properties we have owned for years and after a few short term leases, we now have it rented out to a lovely elderly lady who […]

The rundown on Cross Collateralisation

cross securitisation, property investing, women, chicks and mortar

A lovely lady in our social club recently mentioned that she was trying to understand Cross Collateralisation and how it affected her. Cross collateralisation is a tricky subject. I have trouble saying it let alone writing about it. But it’s important to know what it is and how it does affect you, so I’ll try […]

Sparking a gender debate – Let’s go there!

women inequality, gender inequality, sexism, wage inequality

Recently I was interviewed for The Cairns Weekend Post to promote my new book – Chicks and Mortar – A woman’s guide to investing in property. The headline read “Investor Guide Sparks Gender Debate”. Now, I wasn’t expecting the story to go that way and honestly, I was a little put off at first. I […]

Investment property paperwork – why organisation is important

With every investment property you buy there is a mountain of paperwork that comes with it. The loan documents, the contract, the agency agreements, depreciation schedules and the list goes on. It’s one thing to have all this paperwork, and another to actually have it organised. Even if organising paperwork is not your forte, there […]

New financial year goals checklist

We are now into the new financial year and it’s time to review and reset our financial goals. To get the most out of the new financial year spend some time setting yourself up for the best year yet. Here is five steps that you can do right now to review your financial goals and […]

Celebrations in the Big Brother House

Early December saw the ladies of Chicks and Mortar, their partners, our sponsors and associates all celebrated Christmas and the achievements of 2013 in the Big Brother House. The evening started with a tour of the Big Brother stage and auditorium. This was followed by a short walk and a tour of the Big Brother […]

10 Top Free Real Estate Apps for Property Investors

Real Estate Apps, Property Software, Smart property, property investing, real estate investing, chicks and mortar

There is no doubt that there is a lot of tools and resources available for Property Investors, but Property Investing is big business and subscribing to or purchasing these tools and resources can set you back a small fortune. So, I’ve been on the hunt for the best free tools out there for Property Investors […]