Why this agent chooses positively geared properties

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Why this agent chooses positively geared properties

by Phillip Tarrant 16 July 2020 1 minute read

While the ‘holy grail’ of investment properties would offer a combination of positive cash flow and capital gains, it’s often a case of prioritising one over the other. For real estate agent and property investor Alex Lumsden, he’d choose cash flow.

Alex Lumsden
July 16, 2020

Alex joins host Phil Tarrant in this episode of The Smart Property Investment Show to share how he managed to get into the property market on a wage of $5.10 an hour, what made him shift focus from metropolitan to regional areas, and why he chooses a cash flow oriented strategy.

Alex explains what vendor financing means, why he decided to establish Lumsden Agency, and what he’s witnessing in Sydney's inner-west property market at the moment.

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Phillip Tarrant

Phillip Tarrant

Phillip Tarrant is executive editor – Real Estate at Momentum Media. He is also an investor with a large property portfolio.

He leads the content strategy and corporate growth for a range of market and business intelligence platforms at Momentum Media, including Smart Property Investment – the authoritative voice for Australia’s property investment community.

As head of the Smart Property Investment Podcast Network, he also steers the largest network of property podcasts in Australia, which collectively generates nearly 2 million downloads every year.

There are over 2.6 million investment properties in Australia, with over 2.1 million Australians (or around 8 per cent of all Australians) owning one or more investment properties. A vibrant and critical sector for... Read more

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